tribolos, "a triple point" ( Matthew 7:16 ; Hebrews 6:8 , "brier," RSV "thistle"). 18 And Joash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the thistle. Amaziah’s soldiers fled to their homes. Instead of destroying the false gods as Mosaic law required (Deuteronomy 7:5, 25), Amaziah accepted the Edomite gods as his own gods, bowed down to them, and offered sacrifices to them. The Spotted Golden Thistle. Examples of rejection include Amaziah’s rejection of the 100,000 Northern Kingdom mercenaries, Amaziah rejecting God and his prophet in favor of the Edomite gods, Jehoash’s willingness to excuse or reject Amaziah’s challenge, Jehoash’s rejecting the sanctity of the Temple and plundering its treasury, and even most people rejecting thistle leaves as a food source. King Jehoash sent a parable and a warning back to Amaziah. In the next chapter we will read that sexual perversions were present in Judah. The interpretation of Jehoash’s parable was that he and the Northern Kingdom were the majestic cedar of Lebanon while Amaziah was an insignificant thistle. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? 1st John 5:7: The best proof of the Trinity you might not have read! Includes tens of thousands of topical, encyclopedic, dictionary, and commentary entries all linked to verses, fully searchable by topic or verse reference. One species of thistle, (Cnicus arvensis,) grows in fields among grain, and is extremely troublesome to farmers. Are you wronging your present or future spouse? This page was last modified on September 15, 2017, at 6:34 AM. Thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name. © 2017 QuotesCosmos ● Home ● About ● Privacy ● Terms ● Principles ● Sitemap ● Contact, fruits. List of thorns and thistles mentioned in the Bible, starting with transliteration (except the Greek names), Hebrew and the english translation used, followed by the Bible verse(s). Video: Inspiration: The Original Autographs Only? Let thistle s grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. ), the remainder of the Northern Kingdom was conquered; 27,290 inhabitants were taken as booty to Assyria. The background to this Bible narrative has two distinct parts. Angry with Amaziah, God sent a prophet to warn him about worshipping Edomite gods. Popularity rankings are based on search volume data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool. Tribolos is undoubtedly “thistle” in Matthew 7:16. Once you experience the swiftness and ease-of-use SwordSearcher gives you right on your own computer, combined with the most powerful search features available, you will never want to use the web to do online study again. Is the word “thistle” used here, correctly, however? By the end of 721 B.C., God rejected the people of the Northern Kingdom as they first rejected him. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. word dardar is “thistle” or “bramble,” and hôah is “thorn,” “bramble” or “thicket.”. For Permission to Quote Information visit Incest robs children of innocence and destroys families. The King James Bible text is sourced from the BibleForgeDB database ( within the BibleForge project ( Hosea 10:8 | View whole chapter | See verse in context The high places also of Aven, the sin of Israel, shall be destroyed: the thorn and the thistle shall come up on their altars; and they shall say to the mountains, Cover us; and to the hills, Fall on us. ( Log Out /  The soldiers were furious and proceeded to plunder and murder in Judah while Amaziah was battling the Edomites. Are you controlling your mind and body in a way that is holy and honorable? Gen.3. 1. The vine is sometimes used to represent the relationship between God and His people. 2 CHRONICLES 25:18In the Bible Verse Meaning 18 And Joash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the thistle . It is supposed to be a variety of the wild plum-tree, but by some it is regarded as the common thistle, of which there are many varieties in Palestine. Despite his overwhelming victory, Jehoash allowed Amaziah to remain king of Judah. 1. The name is also given to other prickly plants not of the class Syngenesia; as the fuller's thistle or teasel of the genus Dipsacus, and the melon thistle and torch thistle of the genus Cactus. A larger species in America (Cnicus lanceolatus,) is indigenous, but it spreads slowly and gives no trouble. Paul provided instruction to the Christians of Thessalonica on how to please God (I Thessalonians 4:1-7). The incident between King Jehoash of the Northern Kingdom and Amaziah began with Amaziah sending a message to Jehoash to come and meet him in battle. Use this table of contents to go to any section: Use this scale to tell how popular the verses on this page are. Change ), Plants in Christ' Ministry in Perea & Judea. Hebrews dardar, meaning "a plant growing luxuriantly" (Genesis 3:18; Hosea 10:8); Gr. THISTLE, n. this'l. Here are 6 verses related to Thistle. The result was a battle where Jehoash defeated Amaziah and took him prisoner. Bible topic categories and verse references are from Nave's Topical Bible (1896) by Orville James Nave (1841–1917). King Jehoash was not a king who obeyed God; rather, he did evil in God’s eyes (2 Kings 13:10-13). —Psalm 138:2, KJV. ( Log Out /  I love Bible plants along with their symbolism. The thistle drops seed to the ground where they readily germinate. Preservation of Scripture, Preservation of the Sanctified. The parable was, “A thistle in Lebanon sent a message to a cedar in Lebanon, ‘Give your daughter to my son in marriage.’  Then, a wild beast in Lebanon came along and trampled the thistle underfoot” (2 Chronicles 25:18).