Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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] more than that of any tree, the vine branch which was 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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Son of man, What is the vine tree more than any tree? What is the branch 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?

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?

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

1 And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, 2 Son of man, What is the vine tree more than any tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest? 3 Shall wood be taken thereof to do any work? or will men take a pin of it to hang any vessel thereon?


Cross References

Isaiah 5:1-7

Now will I sing to my wellbeloved a song of my beloved touching his vineyard. My wellbeloved hath a vineyard in a very fruitful hill:

Hosea 10:1

Israel is an empty vine, he bringeth forth fruit unto himself: according to the multitude of his fruit he hath increased the altars; according to the goodness of his land they have made goodly images.

Psalm 80:8-16

Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt: thou hast cast out the heathen, and planted it.

Jeremiah 2:21

Yet I had planted thee a noble vine, wholly a right seed: how then art thou turned into the degenerate plant of a strange vine unto me?

Deuteronomy 32:32-33

For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah: their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are bitter:

Song of Songs 2:13

The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell. Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.

Song of Songs 2:15

Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.

Song of Songs 6:11

I went down into the garden of nuts to see the fruits of the valley, and to see whether the vine flourished, and the pomegranates budded.

Song of Songs 7:12

Let us get up early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine flourish, whether the tender grape appear, and the pomegranates bud forth: there will I give thee my loves.

Song of Songs 8:11-12

Solomon had a vineyard at Baalhamon; he let out the vineyard unto keepers; every one for the fruit thereof was to bring a thousand pieces of silver.

Isaiah 44:23

Sing, O ye heavens; for the LORD hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth: break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein: for the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.

Micah 3:12

Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of the forest.

Zechariah 11:2

Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: howl, O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down.

Matthew 21:33-41

Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country:

Mark 12:1-9

And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.

Luke 20:9-16

Then began he to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it forth to husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time.

John 15:1-6

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

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