James 1:11

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

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.
New King James Version

For no sooner has the sun risen with a burning heat than it withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beautiful appearance perishes. So the rich man also will fade away in his pursuits.
New American Standard Bible

For the sun rises with a (the) scorching wind, and withers the grass; and its flower falls off, and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so too the rich man in the midst of his pursuits will fade away.
New International Version

For the sun rises with scorching heat and withers the plant; its blossom falls and its beauty is destroyed. In the same way, the rich man will fade away even while he goes about his business.
The Amplified Bible

For the sun comes up with a scorching heat and parches the grass; its flower falls off and its beauty fades away. Even so will the rich man wither and die in the midst of his pursuits.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

for the sun arises with its scorching heat and the grass withers and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed. So shall also the wealthy person fade away together with his undertakings.
Phillips’ Modern English

One day the sunrise brings a scorching wind; the grass withers at once and so do all the flowers – all that lovely sight is destroyed. Just as surely will the rich man and all his ways fall into the blight of decay.
Williams’ Language of the People

For the sun comes up with its scorching heat and dries up the grass, and its flowers wither, and its beauty fades away; so will rich men fade away in their pursuits.
Jas. 1:10 π Jas. 1:12
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