New Living Translation
For if these things are done when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?"
King James Bible
For if they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry?
Darby Bible Translation
for if these things are done in the green tree, what shall take place in the dry?
World English Bible
For if they do these things in the green tree, what will be done in the dry?"
Young's Literal Translation
for, if in the green tree they do these things -- in the dry what may happen?'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:31 If they do these things in the green tree, what shall be done in the dry? - Our Lord makes use of a proverbial expression, frequent among the Jews, who compare a good man to a green tree, and a bad man to a dead one: as if he had said, If an innocent person suffer thus, what will become of the wicked? Of those who are as ready for destruction as dry wood for the fire?
LibraryThe Second Word
"Verily I say unto thee, To-day thou shall be with Me in Paradise." ST. LUKE XXIII. 43. We judge of any power by the results which it effects. We gain some knowledge of the power of steam by its capacity to drive a huge mass of steel and wood weighing twenty thousand tons through the water at the rate of twenty knots an hour. There we have some standard by which we can gauge the force which sends our earth round the sun at twenty-five miles a second, or that which propels a whole solar system through …
J. H. Beibitz—Gloria Crucis
The Seventh Word
March the Twenty-Seventh the Silence of Jesus
The Saviour's Last Hours.
People will beg the mountains, 'Fall on us,' and plead with the hills, 'Bury us.'
Two others, both criminals, were led out to be executed with him.
1 Peter 4:18
And also, "If the righteous are barely saved, what will happen to godless sinners?"
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