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For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease.
And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;
And he taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine,
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And in the morning, as they passed by, they saw the fig tree dried up from the roots.
I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.
And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:
Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?
Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:
And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.
Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand.
Can the rush grow up without mire? can the flag grow without water?
Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine.
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
Return, we beseech thee, O God of hosts: look down from heaven, and behold, and visit this vine;
Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink:
And this shall be a sign unto thee, Ye shall eat this year such as groweth of itself; and the second year that which springeth of the same: and in the third year sow ye, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruit thereof.
Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.
And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.
I saw in the visions of my head upon my bed, and, behold, a watcher and an holy one came down from heaven;
For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
Hear ye therefore the parable of the sower.
And he said unto them, Know ye not this parable? and how then will ye know all parables?
Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.
For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office:
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
But ye should say, Why persecute we him, seeing the root of the matter is found in me?
The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.
Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;
Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;
As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him:
Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt: thou hast cast out the heathen, and planted it.
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 this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
For the LORD shall smite Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water, and he shall root up Israel out of this good land, which he gave to their fathers, and shall scatter them beyond the river, because they have made their groves, provoking the LORD to anger.
See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Thus saith the LORD against all mine evil neighbours, that touch the inheritance which I have caused my people Israel to inherit; Behold, I will pluck them out of their land, and pluck out the house of Judah from among them.
Say thou, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Shall it prosper? shall he not pull up the roots thereof, and cut off the fruit thereof, that it wither? it shall wither in all the leaves of her spring, even without great power or many people to pluck it up by the roots thereof.
Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;