King James Version
Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou, and reign over us.
Darby Bible Translation
Then all the trees said to the bramble, 'Come you, and reign over us.'
World English Bible
"Then all the trees said to the bramble, 'Come and reign over us.'
Young's Literal Translation
And all the trees say unto the bramble, Come thou, reign over us.
Judges 9:14 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
bramble: or, thistle
Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou, and reign over us.Judges 9:14 Parallel Commentaries
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28. Hence is also that which thou hast mentioned that they speak of, that the Lord Jesus, after He was risen, walked in the way with two disciples; and upon their drawing near to the village whither they were going, He made as though He would have gone farther: where the Evangelist, saying, "But He Himself feigned that He would go further,"  hath put that very word in which liars too greatly delight, that they may with impunity lie: as if every thing that is feigned is a lie, whereas in a truthful …
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And the vine said unto them, Should I leave my wine, which cheereth God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees?
And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow: and if not, let fire come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon.
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