1 sn Palestinian weeds like these thorns could grow up to six feet in height and have a major root system.
2 sn That is, crowded out the good plants.
3 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.
4 tn Grk “the deceitfulness of riches.” Cf. BDAG 99 s.v. ἀπάτη 1, “the seduction which comes from wealth.”
5 sn That is, their concern for spiritual things is crowded out by material things.