Psalm 129:6
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New Living Translation
May they be as useless as grass on a rooftop, turning yellow when only half grown,

King James Bible
Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withereth afore it groweth up:

Darby Bible Translation
Let them be as the grass upon the house-tops, which withereth before it is plucked up,

World English Bible
Let them be as the grass on the housetops, which withers before it grows up;

Young's Literal Translation
They are as grass of the roofs, That before it was drawn out withereth,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

129:6 House - tops - Which there were flat. Which - Having no deep root, never comes to maturity. And so all their designs shall be abortive.

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Matthew 10:27
What I tell you now in the darkness, shout abroad when daybreak comes. What I whisper in your ear, shout from the housetops for all to hear!

2 Kings 19:26
That is why their people have so little power and are so frightened and confused. They are as weak as grass, as easily trampled as tender green shoots. They are like grass sprouting on a housetop, scorched before it can grow lush and tall.

Psalm 37:2
For like grass, they soon fade away. Like spring flowers, they soon wither.

Isaiah 37:27
That is why their people have so little power and are so frightened and confused. They are as weak as grass, as easily trampled as tender green shoots. They are like grass sprouting on a housetop, scorched before it can grow lush and tall.

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