Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let them be like grass upon the housetops, Which withers before it grows up;

King James Version

Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withereth afore it groweth up:

Holman Bible

Let them be like grass on the rooftops, which withers before it grows up

International Standard Version

May they become like a tuft of grass on a roof top, that withers before it takes root

A Conservative Version

Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withers before it grows up,

American Standard Version

Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, Which withereth before it groweth up;

Amplified

Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withers before it grows up,

Darby Translation

Let them be as the grass upon the house-tops, which withereth before it is plucked up,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They shall be as the grass upon the housetops, which withers before it grows up,

Julia Smith Translation

They shall be as the grass of the roofs drying up before it was drawn out:

King James 2000

Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withers before it grows up:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let them be like grass on [the] housetops, that withers before it grows up,

Modern King James verseion

Let them be like the grass on the housetops, which dries up before it grows up,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let them be even as the hay upon the housetops, which withereth afore it be grown up;

NET Bible

May they be like the grass on the rooftops which withers before one can even pull it up,

New Heart English Bible

Let them be as the grass on the housetops, which withers before it grows up;

The Emphasized Bible

Let them become like the grass of housetops, which, before it is pulled up, hath withered;

Webster

Let them be as the grass upon the house-tops, which withereth before it groweth up:

World English Bible

Let them be as the grass on the housetops, which withers before it grows up;

Youngs Literal Translation

They are as grass of the roofs, That before it was drawn out withereth,

References

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Easton

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Hastings

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Context Readings

Protection Of The Oppressed

5 May all who hate Zion Be put to shame and turned backward; 6 Let them be like grass upon the housetops, Which withers before it grows up; 7 With which the reaper does not fill his hand, Or the binder of sheaves his bosom;


Cross References

Psalm 37:2

For they will wither quickly like the grass And fade like the green herb.

2 Kings 19:26

'Therefore their inhabitants were short of strength, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the vegetation of the field and as the green herb, As grass on the housetops is scorched before it is grown up.

Psalm 92:7

That when the wicked sprouted up like grass And all who did iniquity flourished, It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.

Isaiah 37:27

"Therefore their inhabitants were short of strength, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the vegetation of the field and as the green herb, As grass on the housetops is scorched before it is grown up.

Jeremiah 17:5-6

Thus says the LORD, "Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind And makes flesh his strength, And whose heart turns away from the LORD.

Matthew 13:6

"But when the sun had risen, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

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