(A)Now the brother or sister of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position; 10 but the rich person is to glory in his [a]humiliation, because (B)like [b]flowering grass he will pass away. 11 For the sun rises with (C)its scorching heat and (D)withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so also the rich person, in the midst of his pursuits, will die out.

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Footnotes

  1. James 1:10 Or downfall
  2. James 1:10 Lit the flower of the grass