- For ultimately one day fire is automatically extinguished on a grassless, barren ground.
- And other wonders did the child, and flowers were seen to spring up beneath his feet, where there had been naught but barren ground before.
- At the same time, God, who is airborne and appears against ovoid drapery, is contrasted with earthbound Adam, lying on a stable triangle of barren ground.
- When AdamEve were driven from paradise, they were forced to build a house for themselves on barren ground,eat their bread by the sweat of their brow.Adam hoed the field,Eve spun the wool.
- wrest a living from the barren ground
- Wresta living from the barren ground