Their appearance is now blacker than coal; they are not known in the streets: their skin cleaves to their bones; it is withered, it has become like a dry 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 wither as the green herb.
My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.
And you have filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness against me: and my leanness rising up in me bears witness to my face.
Yea, they shall not be planted; yea, they shall not be sown: yea, their stock shall not take root in the earth: and he shall also blow upon them, and they shall wither, and the whirlwind shall take them away as stubble.
For you shall be as an oak whose leaf fades, and as a garden that has no water.
But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
My days are like a shadow that declines; and I am withered like grass.
Ephraim is smitten, their root is dried up, they shall bear no fruit: yea, though they bring forth, yet will I slay even their beloved children.
His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off.
And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
But when the sun was up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.
If a man abides not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.