(A)But the [a]brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position; 10 and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because (B)like [b]flowering grass he will pass away. 11 For the sun rises with [c](C)a scorching wind and (D)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.

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Footnotes

  1. James 1:9 I.e. church member
  2. James 1:10 Lit the flower of the grass
  3. James 1:11 Lit the
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