14 Bible Verses about Briers
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And on that day
every place where there were 1,000 vines,
worth 1,000 pieces of silver,
will become thorns and briers. A man will go there with bow and arrows
because the whole land will be thorns and briers. You will not go to all the hills
that were once tilled with a hoe,
for fear of the thorns and briers.
Those hills will be places for oxen to graze
and for sheep to trample.
“But you, son of man, do not be afraid of them or their words, though briers and thorns are beside you and you live among scorpions. Don’t be afraid of their words or be discouraged by the look on their faces, for they are a rebellious house.
Godly people have vanished from the land;
there is no one upright among the people.
All of them wait in ambush to shed blood;
they hunt each other with a net. Both hands are good at accomplishing evil:
the official and the judge demand a bribe;
when the powerful man communicates his evil desire,
they plot it together. The best of them is like a brier;
the most upright is worse than a hedge of thorns.
The day of your watchmen,
the day of your punishment, is coming;
at this time their panic is here.
If my land cries out against me
and its furrows join in weeping, if I have consumed its produce without payment
or shown contempt for its tenants, then let thorns grow instead of wheat
and stinkweed instead of barley.The words of Job are concluded.
Shudder, you complacent ones;
tremble, you overconfident ones!
Strip yourselves bare
and put sackcloth around your waists. Beat your breasts in mourning
for the delightful fields and the fruitful vines, for the ground of my people
growing thorns and briers,
indeed, for every joyous house in the joyful city.
Instead of the thornbush, a cypress will come up,
and instead of the brier, a myrtle will come up;
it will make a name for Yahweh
as an everlasting sign that will not be destroyed.
Gideon and the 300 men came to the Jordan and crossed it. They were exhausted but still in pursuit. He said to the men of Succoth, “Please give some loaves of bread to the people who are following me, because they are exhausted, for I am pursuing Zebah and Zalmunna, the kings of Midian.” But the princes of Succoth asked, “Are Zebah and Zalmunna now in your hands that we should give bread to your army?”read more.
Gideon replied, “Very well, when the Lord has handed Zebah and Zalmunna over to me, I will trample your flesh on thorns and briers from the wilderness!”