|New International Version (© 2011)|
for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away.
King James Bible
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.
Young's Literal Translation
For as grass speedily they are cut off, And as the greenness of the tender grass do fade.
Psalm 37:2 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For they shall soon be cut down - They have their portion in this life; and their enjoyment of it cannot be long, for their breath is but a vapor that speedily vanishes away. They fall before death, as the greensward does before the scythe of the mower.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalm 37:35,36 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree...
Psalm 73:17-20 Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end...
Psalm 90:5,6 You carry them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which grows up...
Psalm 92:7 When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever:
Psalm 129:5-7 Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion...
Job 20:5-9 That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment...
James 1:10,11 But the rich, in that he is made low: 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 wither, and the flower thereof falls away:
Psalm 37:2 Parallel CommentariesCut Die Dry Fade Grass Green Greenness Herb Plants Quickly Soon Speedily Tender WitherCut Die Dry Fade Grass Green Greenness Herb Plants Quickly Soon Speedily Tender WitherTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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James 1:11 For the sun rises with scorching heat and withers the plant; its blossom falls and its beauty is destroyed. In the same way, the rich will fade away even while they go about their business.
Job 14:2 They spring up like flowers and wither away; like fleeting shadows, they do not endure.
Psalm 18:45 They all lose heart; they come trembling from their strongholds.
Psalm 37:9 For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land.
Psalm 90:6 In the morning it springs up new, but by evening it is dry and withered.
Psalm 92:7 that though the wicked spring up like grass and all evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.
Psalm 102:4 My heart is blighted and withered like grass; I forget to eat my food.