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Let the brother in humble circumstances glory in his high position [as a born-again believer, called to the true riches and to be an heir of God]; 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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  1. James 1:11 Lit the beauty of its face perishes.
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