Their visage is darker than blackness, they are not known in the streets; their skin cleaveth to their bones, it is withered, it is become like a stick.
He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches; and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.
for they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and fade as the green herb.
My heart is smitten and withered like grass; yea, I have forgotten to eat my bread.
Thou hast shrivelled me up! it is become a witness; and my leanness riseth up against me, it beareth witness to my face.
Scarcely are they planted, scarcely are they sown, scarcely hath their stock taken root in the earth, but he also bloweth upon them and they wither, and the whirlwind taketh them away as stubble.
For ye shall be as a terebinth whose leaf fadeth, and as a garden that hath no water.
And we are all become as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have carried us away;
My days are like a lengthened-out shadow, and I, I am withered like grass.
Ephraim is smitten: their root is dried up, they shall bear no fruit; yea, though they should bring forth, yet will I slay the beloved fruit of their womb.
His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off;
but when the sun rose they were burned up, and because of not having any root were dried up;
and when the sun arose it was burnt up, and because of its not having any root, it withered.
Unless any one abide in me he is cast out as the branch, and is dried up; and they gather them and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.