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Isaiah 40:8English Standard Version (ESV)

The grass withers, the flower fades,
    but the word of our God will stand forever.

English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Permanent Text Edition® (2016). Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

Isaiah 40:8New International Version (NIV)

The grass withers and the flowers fall,
    but the word of our God endures forever.

New International Version (NIV)

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Isaiah 40:8The Message (MSG)

6-8 A voice says, “Shout!”
    I said, “What shall I shout?”

“These people are nothing but grass,
    their love fragile as wildflowers.
The grass withers, the wildflowers fade,
    if God so much as puffs on them.
    Aren’t these people just so much grass?
True, the grass withers and the wildflowers fade,
    but our God’s Word stands firm and forever.”

The Message (MSG)

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