New Living Translation
We blossom like a flower and then wither. Like a passing shadow, we quickly disappear.
King James Bible
He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
Darby Bible Translation
He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down; and he fleeth as a shadow, and continueth not.
World English Bible
He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down. He also flees like a shadow, and doesn't continue.
Young's Literal Translation
As a flower he hath gone forth, and is cut off, And he fleeth as a shadow and standeth not.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:2 Flower - The flower is fading, and all its beauty soon withers and is gone. The shadow is fleeting, and its very being will soon be lost in the shadows of night. Of neither do we make any account, in neither do we put any confidence.
LibraryThe Voice of Job.
O that thou wouldest hide me in the grave, that thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, that thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me! If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come. Thou shalt call, and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work of thine hands.'--Job xiv. 13-15. The book of Job seems to me the most daring of poems: from a position of the most vantageless realism, it assaults the very …
George MacDonald—Unspoken Sermons
Meditations for the Evening.
My God! I Know that I must Die.
Life, Death, and Judgment. --Job xiv. 1-3. 11-13.
And those who are rich should boast that God has humbled them. They will fade away like a little flower in the field.
1 Peter 1:24
As the Scriptures say, "People are like grass; their beauty is like a flower in the field. The grass withers and the flower fades.
1 Chronicles 29:15
We are here for only a moment, visitors and strangers in the land as our ancestors were before us. Our days on earth are like a passing shadow, gone so soon without a trace.
They are alive in the morning but dead by evening, gone forever without a trace.
For we were born but yesterday and know nothing. Our days on earth are as fleeting as a shadow.
They will be like a vine whose grapes are harvested too early, like an olive tree that loses its blossoms before the fruit can form.
For like grass, they soon fade away. Like spring flowers, they soon wither.
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