ἄκανθα

Lemma: ἄκανθα
Literated: ákantha
Pronounce: ak'-an-thah
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Part of Speech: probably from the same as ἀκμήν; a thorn:--thorn.
Language: Greek
Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:
And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:
He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!
And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.
And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.
And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,
For every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes.
And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up with it, and choked it.
And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up with it, and choked it.
And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.
And the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe,
But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.
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