Job 14:2
Like a flower, he comes forth, then withers away; like a fleeting shadow, he does not endure.
Cross References
James 1:10
But the one who is rich should exult in his low position, because he will pass away like a flower of the field.

1 Peter 1:24
For, "All flesh is like grass, and all its glory like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall,

1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are foreigners and strangers in Your presence, as were all our forefathers. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.

Job 4:20
They are smashed to pieces from dawn to dusk; unnoticed, they perish forever.

Job 8:9
For we were born yesterday and know nothing; our days on earth are but a shadow.

Job 15:33
He will be like a vine stripped of its unripe grapes, like an olive tree that sheds its blossoms.

Psalm 37:2
For they wither quickly like grass and wilt like tender plants.

Psalm 39:5
You, indeed, have made my days as handbreadths, and my lifetime as nothing before You. Truly each man at his best exists as but a breath. Selah

Psalm 90:5
You whisk them away in their sleep; they are like the new grass of the morning--

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

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;

Psalm 144:4
Man is like a breath; his days are like a passing shadow.

Ecclesiastes 8:13
Yet because the wicked do not fear God, it will not go well with them, and their days will not lengthen like a shadow.

Isaiah 40:6
A voice says, "Cry out!" And I asked, "What should I cry out?" "All flesh is like grass, and all its glory like the flowers 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.

Treasury of Scripture
He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down: he flees also as a shadow, and continues not.


Psalm 90:5-9
Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up…

Psalm 92:7,12
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 103:15,16
As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth…


Job 8:9
(For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow:)

Job 9:25,26
Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good…

1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is none abiding.


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