Proverbs 24:31
Thorns had grown up everywhere, thistles had covered the ground, and the stone wall was broken down.
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Genesis 3:17-19
And to Adam He said: "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree from which I commanded you not to eat, cursed is the ground because of you; through toil you will eat of it all the days of your life. . . .

Job 31:40
then let briers grow instead of wheat and stinkweed instead of barley." Thus conclude the words of Job.

Jeremiah 4:3
For this is what the LORD says to the men of Judah and Jerusalem: "Break up your unplowed ground, and do not sow among the thorns.

Matthew 13:7, 22
Other seeds fell among the thorns, which grew up and choked the seedlings. . . .

Hebrews 6:8
But land that produces thorns and thistles is worthless, and its curse is imminent. In the end it will be burned.

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Proverbs 19:23
The fear of the LORD leads to life, that one may rest content, without visitation from harm.

Proverbs 20:4
The sluggard does not plow in season; at harvest time he looks, but nothing is there.

Proverbs 22:13
The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside! I will be slain in the streets!"

Proverbs 23:21
For the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and drowsiness will clothe them in rags.

Ecclesiastes 10:18
Through laziness the roof caves in, and in the hands of the idle, the house leaks.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
And behold, it was completely overgrown with thistles; Its surface was covered with nettles, And its stone wall was 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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Thistles had come up everywhere, weeds covered the ground, and the stone wall was ruined.

International Standard Version
There it was, overgrown with thistles, the ground covered with thorns, its stone wall collapsed.

NET Bible
I saw that thorns had grown up all over it, the ground was covered with weeds, and its stone wall was broken down.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And all of that climbed up, filled with a tangle of thorns, and they covered the face of the gates.
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