Let them be as the grass on the housetops, which wither before it grows up:
as the grass
Psalm 37:2 For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.
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:
Jeremiah 17:5,6 Thus said the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusts in man, and makes flesh his arm, and whose heart departs from the LORD...
Matthew 13:6 And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.