Withered … What?……. from the Holy Bible (KJV)

WitheredYet I had planted thee a noble vine,
wholly a right seed:
how then art thou turned into
the degenerate plant of a strange vine unto me?
– Jer-2:21

I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” -KJV, God gave me the following verses in the context of “Withered”, from  The Holy Bible.

WordWeb meaning for “Withered”

Adjective: withered  wi-dhu(r)d

  1. Lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
    “a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws“;
    “he did well despite his withered arm“;
    shriveled [US], shrivelled [Brit, Cdn], shrunken, wizen, wizened
  2. (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
    “withered vines“;
    dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled [US], shrivelled [Brit, Cdn]

Verb: wither  wi-dhu(r)

  1. Wither, as with a loss of moisture
    “The fruit dried and withered”;
    shrivel, shrivel up, shrink
  2. Lose freshness, vigour, or vitality
    “Her bloom was withering“;

See also: dry, lean, meager [N. Amer], meagre [Brit, Cdn], thin
Type of: decrease, diminish, disappear, fall, go away, lessen, vanish
Encyclopedia: Withered    ; Wither


Gen-41:23 And, behold,
seven ears, withered, thin,
and blasted with the east wind,
sprung up after them:

24. And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears:
and I told  this unto the magicians;
but  there was none that could declare  it to me.

Psa-102:4 My heart is smitten,
and withered like grass;
so that I forget to eat my bread.

Psa-102:11 My days  are like a shadow that declineth;
and I am withered like grass.

Isa-15:6 For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate:
for the hay is withered away,
the grass faileth,
there is no green thing.

Isa-27:11 When the boughs thereof are withered,
they shall be broken off:
the women come,
and set them on fire:
for it  is a people of no understanding:
therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them,
and he that formed them will shew them no favour.

Lam-4:8 Their visage is blacker than a coal;
they are not known in the streets:
their skin cleaveth to their bones;
it is withered,
it is become like a stick.

Eze-19:12 But she was plucked up in fury,
she was cast down to the ground,
and the east wind dried up her fruit:
her strong rods were broken and withered;
the fire consumed them.

Joe-1:12 The vine is dried up,
and the fig tree languisheth;
the pomegranate tree,
the palm tree also,
and the apple tree,
even all the trees of the field, are withered:
because joy is withered away from the sons of men.

Joe-1:17 The seed is rotten under their clods,
the garners are laid desolate,
the barns are broken down;
for the corn is withered.

Amo-4:7 And also I have withholden the rain from you,
when  there were yet three months to the harvest:
and I caused it to rain upon one city,
and caused it not to rain upon another city:
one piece was rained upon,
and the piece whereupon it rained not withered.

Jon-4:7 But God prepared a worm
when the morning rose the next day,
and it smote the gourd that it withered.

8. And it came to pass, when the sun did arise,
that God prepared a vehement east wind;
and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted,
and wished in himself to die, and said,
It is better for me to die than to live.

9. And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd?
And he said, I do well to be angry,
even unto death.

10. Then said the LORD, Thou hast had pity on the gourd,
for the which thou hast not laboured,
neither madest it grow; which came up in a night,
and perished in a night:

11. And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city,
wherein are more than sixscore thousand persons
that cannot discern between their right hand
and their left hand; and  also much cattle?

Mat-12:10 And, behold, there was a man which had  his hand withered.
And they asked him, saying,
Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath days?
that they might accuse him.

Mat-13:6 And when the sun was up,
they were scorched;
and because they had no root,
they withered away.

Mat-21:19 And when he saw a fig tree in the way,
he came to it, and found nothing thereon,
but leaves only, and said unto it,
Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever.
And presently the fig tree withered away.

Mat-21:20 And when the disciples saw  it,
they marvelled, saying,
How soon is the fig tree withered away!

Mar-3:1 And he entered again into the synagogue;
and there was a man there
which had a withered hand.

2. And they watched him,
whether he would heal him on the sabbath day;
that they might accuse him.

Mar-3:3 And he saith unto the man
which had the withered hand, Stand forth.

Mar-4:6 But when the sun was up,
it was scorched;
and because it had no root, it withered away.

Mar-11:21 And Peter calling to remembrance saith unto him, Master,
behold, the fig tree which thou cursedst is withered away.

Luk-6:6 And it came to pass also on another sabbath,
that he entered into the synagogue and taught:
and there was a man whose right hand was withered.

Luke 6:8   But he knew their thoughts,
and said to the man which had the withered hand,
Rise up, and stand forth in the midst.
And he arose and stood forth.

Luke 8:6   And some fell upon a rock;
and as soon as it was sprung up,
it withered away,
because it lacked moisture.

John 5:3   In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk,
of blind, halt, withered,
waiting for the moving of the water.

John 15:6   If a man abide not in me,
he is cast forth as a branch,
and is withered;
and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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