40 then let briers(A) come up instead of wheat
    and stinkweed(B) instead of barley.”

The words of Job are ended.(C)

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40 Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

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40 Then let (A)thistles grow instead of wheat,
And weeds instead of barley.”

The words of Job are ended.

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New King James Version (NKJV)

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I will make it a wasteland,(A)
    neither pruned nor cultivated,
    and briers and thorns(B) will grow there.
I will command the clouds
    not to rain(C) on it.”

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And I will lay it waste: it shall not be pruned, nor digged; but there shall come up briers and thorns: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

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I will lay it (A)waste;
It shall not be pruned or [a]dug,
But there shall come up briers and (B)thorns.
I will also command the clouds
That they rain no rain on it.”

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 5:6 hoed
New King James Version (NKJV)

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But land that produces thorns and thistles is worthless and is in danger of being cursed.(A) In the end it will be burned.

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But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.

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(A)but if it bears thorns and briers, it is rejected and near to being cursed, whose end is to be burned.

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