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10 and the rich man is to glory in being humbled [by trials revealing human frailty, knowing true riches are found in the grace of God], for like the flower of the grass he will pass away. 11 For the sun rises with a scorching wind and withers the grass; its flower falls off and [a]its beauty fades away; so too will the rich man, in the midst of his pursuits, fade away.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. James 1:11 Lit the beauty of its face perishes.

24 For,

All flesh is like grass,
And all its glory like the flower of grass.
The grass withers
And the flower falls off,
25 
But the word of the Lord endures forever.”

And this is the word [the good news of salvation] which was preached to you.(A)

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