Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Son of man, What can the vine-tree be more than any other tree, - any branch which hath been found among the trees of the forest?

New American Standard Bible

“Son of man, how is the wood of the vine better than any wood of a branch which is among the trees of the forest?

King James Version

Son of man, What is the vine tree more than any tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Holman Bible

“Son of man, how does the wood of the vine, that branch among the trees of the forest, compare to any other wood?

International Standard Version

"Son of Man, how does wood from a vine compare to a branch taken from any of the trees in the forest?

A Conservative Version

Son of man, what is the vine tree more than any tree, the vine branch which is among the trees of the forest?

American Standard Version

Son of man, what is the vine-tree more than any tree, the vine-branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Amplified

“Son of man, how is the wood of the grapevine (Israel) better than any wood of a branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Bible in Basic English

Son of man, what is the vine-tree more than any branching tree which is among the trees of the woods?

Darby Translation

Son of man, what is the wood of the vine more than any wood, the vine-branch, which is among the trees of the forest?

Julia Smith Translation

Son of man, what is the tree of the vine above every tree, the vine-shoot which was upon the trees of the forest.

King James 2000

Son of man, How is the wood of the vine tree better than any tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Son of man, how will the wood of the vine be {better than} {any of the wood of} the branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Modern King James verseion

Son of man, how is the vine tree more than any other tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou son of man: What cometh of the vine among all other trees? And of the vine stock among all other timber of the grove?

NET Bible

"Son of man, of all the woody branches among the trees of the forest, what happens to the wood of the vine?

New Heart English Bible

"Son of man, what is the vine tree more than any tree, the vine-branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Webster

Son of man, What is the vine-tree more than any tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest?

World English Bible

Son of man, what is the vine tree more than any tree, the vine-branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Youngs Literal Translation

'Son of man, What is the vine-tree more than any tree? The vine-branch that hath been, Among trees of the forest?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

What is the vine
גּפן 
Gephen 
Usage: 55

or than a branch
זמר זמרה זמורה 
Z@mowrah 
Usage: 5

which is among the trees
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Jerusalem A Useless Vine

2 Son of man, What can the vine-tree be more than any other tree, - any branch which hath been found among the trees of the forest? 3 Shall there be taken from it wood, to be made into any work? Or will men take therefrom a peg, to hang thereon any vessel?


Cross References

Isaiah 5:1-7

Let me sing, I pray you, for a well-beloved of mine, The song of my beloved concerning his vineyard: - A vineyard, had my well-beloved on a very fruitful hill;

Hosea 10:1

A luxuriant vine, is Israel, fruit, beseemeth him, - According to the abundance of his fruit, hath he brought abundance to the altars, according to the goodliness of his land, hath he made goodly statues.

Psalm 80:8-16

A vine out of Egypt, thou didst remove, Thou didst cast out nations, and plant it;

Jeremiah 2:21

Yet, I, planted thee a precious vine, a wholly true seed, - How then didst thou change thyself towards me, into the degenerate plantings of the alien vine?

Deuteronomy 32:32-33

For of the vine of Sodom, is their vine, And of the vineyards of Gomorrah, - Their grapes, are grapes of gall, Clusters of bitter things, are theirs:

Song of Songs 2:13

The fig-tree, hath spiced her green figs, and, the vines - all blossom, yield fragrance, - Rise up! my fair - my beautiful - one, and come away!

Song of Songs 2:15

BOTHTake ye for us, the foxes, the little foxes that are spoiling the vines, - and, our vines, are all blossom!

Song of Songs 6:11

HETo the garden of nuts, I went down, to look at the fresh shoots of the ravine, - to see whether: had burst forth the vine, had blossomed the pomegranate: -

Song of Songs 7:12

Let us get up early to the vineyards, Let us see whether the vine, hath burst forth, the blossom, hath opened, the pomegranates, have bloomed, - There, will I give my caresses to thee.

Song of Songs 8:11-12

A vineyard, had Solomon, as the owner of abundance, He put out the vineyard to keepers, - Every man, was to bring in, for the fruit thereof, a thousand silverlings:

Isaiah 44:23

Shout in triumph ye heavens for Yahweh, hath effectually wrought. Shout, O ye underparts of the earth, Ring out, Ye mountains, into cries of triumph, Thou forest, and every tree therein, - For, Yahweh, hath redeemed, Jacob, And in Israel, will he get himself glory.

Micah 3:12

Wherefore, for your sake, Zion, as a field, shall be ploughed, and, Jerusalem, unto heaps of ruins, shall be turned, - and, the mountain of the house, shall be like mounds in a jungle.

Zechariah 11:2

Howl, fir-tree, for fallen is the cedar, because, the majestic ones, are spoiled: howl, ye oaks of Bashan, for the inaccessible forest, hath come down.

Matthew 21:33-41

Another parable, hear ye: - A man there was, a householder, who planted a vineyard, and, a wall around it, placed, and digged in it a wine-vat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, - and left home.

Mark 12:1-9

And he began to be speaking unto them, in parables, - A man planted, a vineyard, and put round it a wall, and digged a wine-vat, and built a tower, - and let it out to husbandmen; and left home.

Luke 20:9-16

And he began, unto the people, to be speaking this parable: - A man, planted a vineyard, and let it out to husbandmen, and went from home for a long time.

John 15:1-6

I, am the real vine, and, my Father, is, the husbandman.

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