New International Version
Its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump die in the soil,
King James Bible
Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground;
Darby Bible Translation
Though its root grow old in the earth, and its stock die in the ground,
World English Bible
Though its root grows old in the earth, and its stock dies in the ground,
Young's Literal Translation
If its root becometh old in the earth, And its stem doth die in the dust,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For there is hope of a tree - We must not, says Calmet, understand this of an old tree, the stem and roots of which are dried up and rotted: but there are some trees which grow from cuttings, and some which, though pulled out of the earth, and having had their roots dried and withered by long exposure to the sun and wind, will, on being replanted, take root and resume their verdure. There are also certain trees, the fibres of which are so solid, that if after several years they be steeped in water, they resume their vigor, the tubes dilate, and the blossoms or flowers which were attached to them expand; as I have often witnessed in what is called the rose of Jericho. There are few trees which will not send forth new shoots, when the stock is cut down level with the earth.
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Adam . . . begat a son in his own likeness.--GEN. 5:3. Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean?--Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. Dead in trespasses and sins; . . . by nature the children of wrath, even as others.--I am carnal, sold under sin. That which I do I allow not; for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I. I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing. By one man sin entered into the world, . . . by one man's …
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"At least there is hope for a tree: If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots will not fail.
yet at the scent of water it will bud and put forth shoots like a plant.
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