24 [a]For all (A)[b]flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man is as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower falleth away.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 1:24 A reason why we have need of this heavenly generation, to wit, because that men, be their glory never so great, are of nature void of all true and sound goodness.
  2. 1 Peter 1:24 The word (flesh) showeth the weakness of our nature, which is chiefly to be considered in the flesh itself.

24 For,

“All people are like grass,
    and all their glory is like the flowers of the field;
the grass withers and the flowers fall,

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