1:11 For the sun rises with its heat and dries up the meadow; the petal of the flower falls off and its beauty is lost forever. 1 So also the rich person in the midst of his pursuits will wither away. 1:12 Happy is the one 2 who endures testing, because when he has proven to be genuine, he will receive the crown of life that God 3 promised to those who love him.
1 tn Or “perishes,” “is destroyed.”
2 tn The word for “man” or “individual” here is ἀνήρ (anhr), which often means “male” or “man (as opposed to woman).” However, as BDAG 79 s.v. 2 says, here it is “equivalent to τὶς someone, a person.”
3 tc Most