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I have seen a lawless man, a tyrant, and spreading himself out, like a cedar in Lebanon;
Until I could enter the holy places of God, - Could give heed to their hereafter: -
Thou hast snatched them away, A sleep, do they become, In the morning, they are like grass that shooteth up,
When the lawless do thrive like grass, And all the workers of iniquity have blossomed, It is that they may be destroyed for ever.
Let all who hate Zion, be ashamed and shrink back:
That, the joy-shout of the lawless, is short, and, the rejoicing of the impious, for a moment?
Whereas the rich, in his being brought low, - because, as a flower of grass, he will pass away;
1 Peter 1:24
Inasmuch as - All flesh, is as grass, and, all the glory thereof, as the flower of grass, - The grass hath withered, and the flower hath fallen out,