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Grass withers and flowers fade when the LORD sends the wind blowing over them. People are no more enduring than grass.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The grass is withered, and the flower is fallen, because the spirit of the Lord hath blown upon it. Indeed the people is grass:
ContextThe Word of the Lord Stands Forever
6The voice of one, saying: Cry. And I said: What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the glory thereof as the flower of the field. 7The grass is withered, and the flower is fallen, because the spirit of the Lord hath blown upon it. Indeed the people is grass:8The grass is withered, and the flower is fallen: but the word of our Lord endureth for ever.…
And the rich, in his being low: because as the flower of the grass shall he pass away.
For the sun rose with a burning heat and parched the grass: and the flower thereof fell off, and the beauty of the shape thereof perished. So also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.
Perishing by the blast of God, and consumed by the spirit of his wrath.
Who cometh forth like a flower, and is destroyed, and fleeth as a shadow, and never continueth in the same state.
His breath kindleth coals, and a flame cometh forth out of his mouth.
Things that are counted nothing, shall their years be.
In the morning man shall grow up like grass; in the morning he shall flourish and pass away: in the evening he shall fall, grow dry, and wither.
I am smitten as grass, and my heart is withered: because I forgot to eat my bread.
For the spirit shall pass in him, and he shall not be: and he shall know his place no more.
But he shall judge the poor with justice, and shall reprove with equity the meek of the earth: and he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall slay the wicked.
The inhabitants of them were weak of hand, they trembled, and were confounded: they became like the grass of the field, and the herb of the pasture, and like the grass of the housetops, which withered before it was ripe.
And surely their stock was neither planted, nor sown, nor rooted in the earth: suddenly he hath blown upon them, and they are withered, and a whirlwind shall take them away as stubble.
I myself will comfort you: who art thou, that thou shouldst be afraid of a mortal man, and of the son of man, who shall wither away like grass?
You have looked for more, and behold it became less, and you brought it home, and I blowed it away: why, saith the Lord of hosts? because my house is desolate, and you make haste every man to his own house.
Additional TranslationsThe grass withers, the flowers fall when the breath of the LORD blows on them; indeed, the people are grass.The grass wither, the flower fades: because the spirit of the LORD blows on it: surely the people is grass.
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth, because the breath of Jehovah bloweth upon it; surely the people is grass.
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth, for the breath of Jehovah bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass.
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth; because the breath of the LORD bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass.
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: because the spirit of the LORD bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass.
The grass withers, the flower fades, because Yahweh's breath blows on it. Surely the people are like grass.
Withered hath grass, faded the flower, For the Spirit of Jehovah blew upon it, Surely the people is grass;
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