New Living Translation
I saw that it was overgrown with nettles. It was covered with weeds, and its walls were broken down.
King James Bible
And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Darby Bible Translation
and lo, it was all grown over with thistles, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and its stone wall was broken down.
World English Bible
Behold, it was all grown over with thorns. Its surface was covered with nettles, and its stone wall was broken down.
Young's Literal Translation
And lo, it hath gone up -- all of it -- thorns! Covered its face have nettles, And its stone wall hath been broken down.
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The next part of our sanctification is in reference to our daily failings and transgressions, committed partly through the violence of temptations, as we see in David and Peter, and other eminent men of God; partly through daily infirmities, because of our weakness and imperfections; for, "in many things we offend all," James iii. 2; and, "if we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us," 1 John i. 8; "a righteous man falleth seven times," Prov. xxiv. 16; "there is not …
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It will grow thorns and thistles for you, though you will eat of its grains.
They sound like animals howling among the bushes, huddled together beneath the nettles.
Then, as I looked and thought about it, I learned this lesson:
Now let me tell you what I will do to my vineyard: I will tear down its hedges and let it be destroyed. I will break down its walls and let the animals trample it.
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