Uncultivated plants or shrubs, growing wild, often among cultivated crops or plants. Jesus Christ used the image of weeds in some of his parables to illustrate sin and worldliness.
The presence of weeds indicates desolation and neglect
Weeds are worthless
Weeds were a serious problem for the farmer
Some varieties of weed were painful to the touch
Weeds were destroyed by burning
Weeds in Jesus Christ’s parablesThe parable of the sower and its explanation: Mt 13:3-8 pp Mk 4:3-8 pp Lk 8:5-8; Mt 13:18-23 pp Mk 4:13-20 pp Lk 8:11-15 The parable of the weeds and its explanation: Mt 13:24-30,36-43