Psalm 37:2
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New Living Translation
For like grass, they soon fade away. Like spring flowers, they soon wither.

King James Bible
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

Darby Bible Translation
for they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and fade as the green herb.

World English Bible
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither like 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.

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Psalm 37:2 Parallel Commentaries
The Heart's Desire Given to Help Mission Work in China.
"Sept. 30 [1869].--From Yorkshire L50.--Received also One Thousand Pounds to-day for the Lord's work in China. About this donation it is especially to be noticed, that for months it had been my earnest desire to do more than ever for Mission Work in China, and I had already taken steps to carry out this desire, when this donation of One Thousand Pounds came to hand. This precious answer to prayer for means should be a particular encouragement to all who are engaged in the Lord's work, and who may
George Müller—Answers to Prayer

Of the Zealous Amendment of Our Whole Life
Be thou watchful and diligent in God's service, and bethink thee often why thou hast renounced the world. Was it not that thou mightest live to God and become a spiritual man? Be zealous, therefore, for thy spiritual profit, for thou shalt receive shortly the reward of thy labours, and neither fear nor sorrow shall come any more into thy borders. Now shalt thou labour a little, and thou shalt find great rest, yea everlasting joy. If thou shalt remain faithful and zealous in labour, doubt not
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Of the Inward Growth of Patience, and of the Struggle against Evil Desires
O Lord God, I see that patience is very necessary unto me; for many things in this life fall out contrary. For howsoever I may have contrived for my peace, my life cannot go on without strife and trouble. 2. "Thou speakest truly, My Son. For I will not that thou seek such a peace as is without trials, and knoweth no adversities; but rather that thou shouldest judge thyself to have found peace, when thou art tried with manifold tribulations, and proved by many adversities. If thou shalt say that
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

THE wild districts of Ireland were occupied with convents, after the example of Patrick, and cultivated by the hard labour of the monks. The Irish convents were distinguished by their strict Christian discipline, their diligence and their zeal in the study of the Scriptures, and of science in general, as far as they had the means of acquiring it. Irish monks brought learning from Britain and Gaul, they treasured up this learning and elaborated it in the solitude of the convent, and they are said
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places

Cross References
James 1:11
The hot sun rises and the grass withers; the little flower droops and falls, and its beauty fades away. In the same way, the rich will fade away with all of their achievements.

Job 14:2
We blossom like a flower and then wither. Like a passing shadow, we quickly disappear.

Psalm 18:45
They all lose their courage and come trembling from their strongholds.

Psalm 37:9
For the wicked will be destroyed, but those who trust in the LORD will possess the land.

Psalm 90:6
In the morning it blooms and flourishes, but by evening it is dry and withered.

Psalm 92:7
Though the wicked sprout like weeds and evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.

Psalm 102:4
My heart is sick, withered like grass, and I have lost my appetite.

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