Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 will wither quickly like the grass,
And fade like 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.

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.

References

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Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

1 Burn not with vexation because of evil-doers, Be not envious of the workers of perversity; 2 For, like grass, soon shall they wither, and, like green herbage, shall they fade. 3 Trust in Yahweh, and do good, Dwell in the land, and feed on fidelity;


Cross References

Psalm 73:17-20

Until I could enter the holy places of God, - Could give heed to their hereafter: -

Psalm 90:5-6

Thou hast snatched them away, A sleep, do they become, In the morning, they are like grass that shooteth up,

Psalm 92:7

When the lawless do thrive like grass, And all the workers of iniquity have blossomed, It is that they may be destroyed for ever.

Job 14:2

As a flower, he cometh forth - and fadeth, He fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.

Job 20:5-9

That, the joy-shout of the lawless, is short, and, the rejoicing of the impious, for a moment?

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a lawless man, a tyrant, and spreading himself out, like a cedar in Lebanon;

Psalm 129:5-7

Let all who hate Zion, be ashamed and shrink back:

James 1:10-11

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,

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