-36 I have
seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. ... Yet he passed away, and, lo, he [was
] not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.
I went into the sanctuary of God; [then]
understood I their end. ... As a
] awaketh; [so
], O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their
carriest them away as with a flood; they are [as] a sleep
: in the morning
] like grass [which
] groweth up
. ... In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
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:
Let them all be confounded
and turned back that hate Zion. ... Wherewith the mower filleth not his hand; nor he that bindeth
sheaves his bosom.
That the triumphing
of the wicked [is
, and the joy of the hypocrite [but
] for a moment? ... The eye
] saw him shall [see him
] no more; neither shall his place any more behold him.
But the rich, in
that he is made low: because
as the flower of the grass he shall pass away. ... For the sun is no sooner risen
with a burning heat, but it withereth the grass, and the flower thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so
also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.
1 Peter 1:24 For
all flesh [is
] as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: