Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up.
They glide by like reed boats, like an eagle that swoops down on its prey.
men who were carried off before their time, when the flood was poured out on their foundations?
Terrors overwhelm him like a flood; at night a whirlwind carries him off.
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.
"Who is this that rises like the Nile, like its streams turbulent at flood stage?
As a sleep
They are like a dream after one wakes up. O Lord, when you awake you will despise them.
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.
A person's life is like grass. Like a flower in the field it flourishes,
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.
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,
For they will quickly dry up like grass, and wither away like plants.