Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For they will wither quickly like the grass
And fade like the green herb.

King James Version

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

Holman Bible

For they wither quickly like grass
and wilt like tender green plants.

International Standard Version

Indeed, they soon will wither like grass, and like green herbs they will fade away.

A Conservative Version

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

American Standard Version

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, And wither as the green herb.

Amplified

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

Bible in Basic English

For they will quickly be cut down like grass, and become dry like the green plants.

Darby Translation

for they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and fade as the green herb.

Julia Smith Translation

For as grass hastening they shall be cut down, and as the greenness of grass they shall fall away.

King James 2000

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For like the grass they will dry up quickly, and like green vegetation they will wither.

Modern King James verseion

For they shall soon wither like the grass; and fade as the green herb.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and be withered even as the green herb.

NET Bible

For they will quickly dry up like grass, and wither away like plants.

New Heart English Bible

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither like the green herb.

The Emphasized Bible

For, like grass, soon shall they wither, and, like green herbage, shall they fade.

Webster

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

World English Bible

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither like the green herb.

Youngs Literal Translation

For as grass speedily they are cut off, And as the greenness of the tender grass do fade.

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Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

1 A Psalm of David.
Do not fret because of evildoers,
Be not envious toward wrongdoers.
2 For they will wither quickly like the grass
And fade like the green herb.
3 Trust in the Lord and do good;
Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.


Cross References

Psalm 73:17-20

Until I came into the sanctuary of God;
Then I perceived their end.

Psalm 90:5-6

You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep;
In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.

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.

Job 14:2

Like a flower he comes forth and withers.
He also flees like a shadow and does not remain.

Job 20:5-9

That the triumphing of the wicked is short,
And the joy of the godless momentary?

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a wicked, violent man
Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

Psalm 129:5-7

May all who hate Zion
Be put to shame and turned backward;

James 1:10-11

and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away.

1 Peter 1:24

For,
All flesh is like grass,
And all its glory like the flower of grass.
The grass withers,
And the flower falls off,

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