Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withereth afore it groweth up:

General references

Bible References

As the grass

Psalm 37:2
For they will wither quickly like the grass
And fade like the green herb.
Psalm 92:7
That when the wicked sprouted up like grass
And all who did iniquity flourished,
It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.
Jeremiah 17:5
Thus says the Lord,
Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind
And makes flesh his strength,
And whose heart turns away from the Lord.
Matthew 13:6
But when the sun had risen, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

General references

Job 8:12
“While it is still green and not cut down,
Yet it withers before any other plant.
Psalm 37:2
For they will wither quickly like the grass
And fade like the green herb.