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Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up.

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Job 9:26
They glide by like reed boats, like an eagle that swoops down on its prey.
Job 22:16
men who were carried off before their time, when the flood was poured out on their foundations?
Job 27:20
Terrors overwhelm him like a flood; at night a whirlwind carries him off.
Isaiah 8:7
So look, the sovereign master is bringing up against them the turbulent and mighty waters of the Euphrates River -- the king of Assyria and all his majestic power. It will reach flood stage and overflow its banks.
Jeremiah 46:7
"Who is this that rises like the Nile, like its streams turbulent at flood stage?

As a sleep

Psalm 73:20
They are like a dream after one wakes up. O Lord, when you awake you will despise them.
Isaiah 29:7
It will be like a dream, a night vision. There will be a horde from all the nations that fight against Ariel, those who attack her and her stronghold and besiege her.


Psalm 103:15
A person's life is like grass. Like a flower in the field it flourishes,
Isaiah 40:6
A voice says, "Cry out!" Another asks, "What should I cry out?" The first voice responds: "All people are like grass, and all their promises are like the flowers in the field.
James 1:10
But the rich person's pride should be in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a wildflower in the meadow.
1 Peter 1:24
For all flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of the grass; the grass withers and the flower falls off,

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Psalm 37:2
For they will quickly dry up like grass, and wither away like plants.

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