New International Version
They will be entangled among thorns and drunk from their wine; they will be consumed like dry stubble.
King James Bible
For while they be folden together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.
Darby Bible Translation
Though they be tangled together [as] thorns, and be as drenched from their drink, they shall be devoured as dry stubble, completely.
World English Bible
For entangled like thorns, and drunken as with their drink, they are consumed utterly like dry stubble.
Young's Literal Translation
For while princes are perplexed, And with their drink are drunken, They have been consumed as stubble fully dried.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
While they be folden together - However united their counsels may be, they shall be as drunken men - perplexed and unsteady in all their resolutions; and before God's judgments they shall be as dry thorns before a devouring fire.
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while they be.
LibraryWhat are the Clouds?
I. Well, the first remark I make upon this shall be--the way of God is generally a hidden one. This we gather from the text, by regarding the connection, "the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet." When God works his wonders he always conceals himself. Even the motion of his feet causes clouds to arise; and if these; clouds are but the dust of his feet," how deep must be that dense darkness which veils the brow of the Eternal. If the small dust …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855
The Poetical Books (Including Also Ecclesiastes and Canticles).
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Under the Shepherd's Care.
2 Samuel 23:6
But evil men are all to be cast aside like thorns, which are not gathered with the hand.
They swarmed around me like bees, but they were consumed as quickly as burning thorns; in the name of the LORD I cut them down.
Therefore, as tongues of fire lick up straw and as dry grass sinks down in the flames, so their roots will decay and their flowers blow away like dust; for they have rejected the law of the LORD Almighty and spurned the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Surely wickedness burns like a fire; it consumes briers and thorns, it sets the forest thickets ablaze, so that it rolls upward in a column of smoke.
The Light of Israel will become a fire, their Holy One a flame; in a single day it will burn and consume his thorns and his briers.
Surely they are like stubble; the fire will burn them up. They cannot even save themselves from the power of the flame. These are not coals for warmth; this is not a fire to sit by.
"Come," each one cries, "let me get wine! Let us drink our fill of beer! And tomorrow will be like today, or even far better."
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