James 1:11
For the sun rises with scorching heat and withers the plant; its flower falls and its beauty is lost. So too, the rich man will fade away in the midst of his pursuits.
Cross References
Psalm 37:2
For they wither quickly like grass and wilt like tender plants.

Psalm 39:6
Surely every man goes about like a phantom; surely he bustles in vain; he heaps up riches not knowing who will haul them away.

Psalm 90:6
in the morning it springs up new, but by evening it fades and withers.

Psalm 102:4
My heart is afflicted, and withered like grass; I even forget to eat my bread.

Psalm 102:11
My days are like lengthening shadows, and I wither away like grass.

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

Isaiah 40:7
The grass withers and the flowers fall when the breath of the LORD blows on them; indeed, the people are grass.

Matthew 6:30
If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?

Matthew 20:12
These men who were hired last worked only one hour,' they said, 'and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden and the scorching heat of the day.'

Treasury of Scripture
For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it wither the grass, and the flower thereof falls, and the grace of the fashion of it perishes: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.


Isaiah 49:10
They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun smite them: for he that hath mercy on them shall lead them, even by the springs of water shall he guide them.

Jonah 4:7,8
But God prepared a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd that it withered…

Matthew 13:6
And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.


James 5:1-7
Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you

Job 21:24-30
His breasts are full of milk, and his bones are moistened with marrow…

Psalm 37:35,36
I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree…


James 1:10
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