'Weeds' in the Bible
Thistles had come up everywhere,weeds covered the ground,and the stone wall was ruined.
They speak mere words,taking false oaths while making covenants.So lawsuits break outlike poisonous weeds in the furrows of a field.
Therefore, as I live—this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts,the God of Israel—Moab will be like Sodomand the Ammonites like Gomorrah—a place overgrown with weeds,a salt pit, and a perpetual wasteland.The remnant of My people will plunder them;the remainder of My nation will dispossess them.
But while people were sleeping, his enemy came, sowed weeds among the wheat, and left.
When the plants sprouted and produced grain, then the weeds also appeared.
The landowner’s slaves came to him and said, ‘Master, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Then where did the weeds come from?’
“‘No,’ he said. ‘When you gather up the weeds, you might also uproot the wheat with them.
Let both grow together until the harvest. At harvest time I’ll tell the reapers: Gather the weeds first and tie them in bundles to burn them, but store the wheat in my barn.’”
Then He dismissed the crowds and went into the house. His disciples approached Him and said, “Explain the parable of the weeds in the field to us.”
the field is the world; and the good seed—these are the sons of the kingdom. The weeds are the sons of the evil one,