Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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,

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,

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Verse Info

Context Readings

Protection Of The Oppressed

5 Let them be ashamed and turned backward, all that hate Zion; 6 Let them be as the grass upon the house-tops, which withereth before it is plucked up, 7 Wherewith the mower filleth not his hand, nor he that bindeth sheaves his bosom;


Cross References

Psalm 37:2

for they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and fade as the green herb.

2 Kings 19:26

And their inhabitants were powerless, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the growing grass, and as the green herb, As the grass on the housetops, and grain blighted before it be grown up.

Psalm 92:7

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity flourish, it is that they may be destroyed for ever.

Isaiah 37:27

And their inhabitants were powerless, they were dismayed and put to shame; they were as the grass of the field and the green herb, as the grass on the housetops, and grain blighted before it be grown up.

Jeremiah 17:5-6

Thus saith Jehovah: Cursed is the man that confideth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from Jehovah.

Matthew 13:6

but when the sun rose they were burned up, and because of not having any root were dried up;

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