1 Peter 1:24
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English Standard Version
for “All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls,

King James Bible
For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:

American Standard Version
For, All flesh is as grass, And all the glory thereof as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower falleth:

Douay-Rheims Bible
For all flesh is as grass; and all the glory thereof as the flower of grass. The grass is withered, and the flower thereof is fallen away.

English Revised Version
For, All flesh is as grass, And all the glory thereof as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower falleth:

Webster's Bible Translation
For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and its flower falleth away:

Weymouth New Testament
"All mankind resemble the herbage, and all their beauty is like its flowers. The herbage dries up, and its flowers drop off;

1 Peter 1:24 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Of man

Following the reading ἀνθρώπου, in the Septuagint, Isaiah 50:6, which Peter quotes here. But the best texts read αὐτῆς, of it, or, as Rev., thereof.

Withereth (ἐξηράνθη)

Literally, the writer puts it as in a narrative of some quick and startling event, by the use of the aorist tense: withered was the grass. Similarly, the flower fell (ἐξέπεσεν). Lit., fell off, the force of ἐκ.

1 Peter 1:24 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For. or, For that. all flesh.

2 Kings 19:26 Therefore their inhabitants were of small power, they were dismayed and confounded; they were as the grass of the field...

Psalm 37:2 For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

Psalm 90:5 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 102:4 My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.

Psalm 103:15 As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

Psalm 129:6 Let them be as the grass on the housetops, which wither before it grows up:

Isaiah 40:6-8 The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field...

James 1:10,11 But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away...

James 4:14 Whereas you know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time...

1 John 2:17 And the world passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that does the will of God stays for ever.

Cross References
Job 14:2
He comes out like a flower and withers; he flees like a shadow and continues not.

Psalm 39:6
Surely a man goes about as a shadow! Surely for nothing they are in turmoil; man heaps up wealth and does not know who will gather!

Psalm 103:15
As for man, his days are like grass; he flourishes like a flower of the field;

Isaiah 40:6
A voice says, "Cry!" And I said, "What shall I cry?" All flesh is grass, and all its beauty is like the flower of the field.

Isaiah 51:12
"I, I am he who comforts you; who are you that you are afraid of man who dies, of the son of man who is made like grass,

Matthew 6:30
But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?

James 1:10
and the rich in his humiliation, because like a flower of the grass he will pass away.

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