Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

References

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Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

1 Aleph Do not be angry with the evildoers, neither be thou envious of the workers of iniquity. 2 For they shall soon be cut down like the grass and wither as the green herb. 3 Beth Wait in the LORD and do good; live in the land and uphold the truth.


Cross References

Psalm 73:17-20

When I come into the sanctuary of God, then I shall understand their end.

Psalm 90:5-6

Thou dost cause them to pass by as the waters of a river; they are as a dream, which is strong in the morning like grass.

Psalm 92:7

The wicked spring forth as the grass, and all the workers of iniquity blossom, so that they shall be destroyed for ever:

Job 14:2

He comes forth like an open flower and is cut down; he flees as a shadow and does not remain.

Job 20:5-9

that the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Psalm 37:35-36

Resh I have seen the wicked in great power and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

Psalm 129:5-7

All those that hate Zion shall all be confounded and turned back.

James 1:10-11

and he who is rich, in his low status, because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

1 Peter 1:24

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls away,

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