Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And behold, it was completely overgrown with thistles; Its surface was covered with nettles, And its stone wall was broken down.

King James Version

And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.

Holman Bible

Thistles had come up everywhere, weeds covered the ground, and the stone wall was ruined.

International Standard Version

There it was, overgrown with thistles, the ground covered with thorns, its stone wall collapsed.

A Conservative Version

And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns. The face of it was covered with nettles, and the stone wall of it was broken down.

American Standard Version

And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, The face thereof was covered with nettles, And the stone wall thereof was broken down.

Amplified

And, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles were covering its face, and its stone wall was broken down.

Bible in Basic English

And it was all full of thorns, and covered with waste plants, and its stone wall was broken down.

Darby Translation

and lo, it was all grown over with thistles, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and its stone wall was broken down.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down.

Julia Smith Translation

And behold, it came up all of it with thorns; brambles covered its face, and the wall of its stones was overthrown.

King James 2000

And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and weeds had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and behold, it was overgrown--all of it was covered [with] thorns, its surface with nettles, and {its stone wall} was broken down.

Modern King James verseion

and, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face of it, and its stone wall was broken down.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And lo, it was all covered with nettles, and stood full of thistles, and the stone wall was broken down.

NET Bible

I saw that thorns had grown up all over it, the ground was covered with weeds, and its stone wall was broken down.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, it was all grown over with thorns. Its surface was covered with nettles, and its stone wall was broken down.

The Emphasized Bible

And lo! there had come up all over it - thorns, there had covered the face thereof - thistles, and, the stone fence thereof, had been thrown down.

Webster

And lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face of it, and its stone wall was broken down.

World English Bible

Behold, it was all grown over with thorns. Its surface was covered with nettles, and its stone wall was broken down.

Youngs Literal Translation

And lo, it hath gone up -- all of it -- thorns! Covered its face have nettles, And its stone wall hath been broken down.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And, lo, it was all grown over
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

with thorns
קמּשׁון 
Qimmashown 
Usage: 1

and nettles
חרל חרוּל 
Charuwl 
Usage: 3

כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

גּדר 
Geder 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

More Sayings Of The Wise

30 I passed by the field of the sluggard And by the vineyard of the man lacking sense, 31 And behold, it was completely overgrown with thistles; Its surface was covered with nettles, And its stone wall was broken down. 32 When I saw, I reflected upon it; I looked, and received instruction.



Cross References

Genesis 3:17-19

Then to Adam He said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat from it'; Cursed is the ground because of you; In toil you will eat of it All the days of your life.

Job 31:40

Let briars grow instead of wheat, And stinkweed instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.

Proverbs 19:23

The fear of the LORD leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil.

Proverbs 20:4

The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.

Proverbs 22:13

The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!"

Proverbs 23:21

For the heavy drinker and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe one with rags.

Ecclesiastes 10:18

Through indolence the rafters sag, and through slackness the house leaks.

Isaiah 5:5

"So now let Me tell you what I am going to do to My vineyard: I will remove its hedge and it will be consumed; I will break down its wall and it will become trampled ground.

Jeremiah 4:3

For thus says the LORD to the men of Judah and to Jerusalem, "Break up your fallow ground, And do not sow among thorns.

Matthew 13:7

"Others fell among the thorns, and the thorns came up and choked them out.

Matthew 13:22

"And the one on whom seed was sown among the thorns, this is the man who hears the word, and the worry of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.

Hebrews 6:8

but if it yields thorns and thistles, it is worthless and close to being cursed, and it ends up being burned.

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