Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Then this shall be the sign for you: you will eat this year what grows of itself, in the second year what springs from the same, and in the third year sow, reap, plant vineyards, and eat their fruit.

King James Version

And this shall be a sign unto thee, Ye shall eat this year such things as grow of themselves, and in the second year that which springeth of the same; and in the third year sow ye, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruits thereof.

Holman Bible

This will be the sign for you: This year you will eat what grows on its own, and in the second year what grows from that. But in the third year sow and reap, plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

International Standard Version

"This will serve as a sign for you: you'll eat this year from what grows by itself, in the second year what grows from that, and in the third year you'll sow, reap, plant vineyards, and enjoy their fruit.

A Conservative Version

And this shall be the sign to thee: Ye shall eat this year that which grows of itself, and in the second year that which springs of the same. And in the third year sow ye, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of it.

American Standard Version

And this shall be the sign unto thee: Ye shall eat this year that which groweth of itself, and in the second year that which springeth of the same; and in the third year sow ye, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruit thereof.

Amplified

And [Hezekiah, says the Lord] this shall be the sign [of these things] to you: you shall eat this year what grows of itself, also in the second year what springs up voluntarily. But in the third year sow and reap, plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

Bible in Basic English

And this will be the sign to you: you will get your food this year from what comes up of itself; and in the second year from the produce of the same; and in the third year you will put in your seed and get in the grain and make vine-gardens and take of their fruit.

Darby Translation

And this shall be the sign unto thee: They shall eat this year such as groweth of itself, And in the second year that which springeth of the same; But in the third year sow ye and reap, And plant vineyards and eat the fruit thereof.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And this shall be a sign unto thee, Ye shall eat this year such things as grow of themselves, and in the second year such things as grow again of themselves; and in the third year ye shall sow and reap and plant vineyards and eat the fruit of them.

Julia Smith Translation

And this the sign to thee, to eat this year things growing spontaneously, and in the second year, things springing up, and the third year, sow ye and reap, and plant vineyards and eat their fruits.

King James 2000

And this shall be a sign unto you, You shall eat this year such things as grow of themselves, and in the second year that which springs of the same; and in the third year sow you, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruit thereof.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'This will be the sign for you: Eat the volunteer plants for the year, and in the second year, the volunteer plants that spring up from that. But [in] the third year, sow and reap, plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

Modern King James verseion

And this shall be a sign to you: you shall eat this year such things as grow of themselves, and in the second year that which springs up of the same. And in the third year, sow and reap and plant vineyards and eat the fruits of them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And this shall be a sign unto thee: In this year, eat that which is fallen. In the second year, such as groweth of itself. In the third year, sow and reap and plant vineyards; and eat the fruit thereof.

NET Bible

This will be your confirmation that I have spoken the truth: This year you will eat what grows wild, and next year what grows on its own from that. But in the third year you will plant seed and harvest crops; you will plant vines and consume their produce.

New Heart English Bible

"'This shall be the sign to you: You shall eat this year that which grows of itself, and in the second year that which springs of the same; and in the third year sow, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat its fruit.

The Emphasized Bible

And, this unto thee, is the sign - Eating, this year, the growth of scattered seeds, and, in the second year, that which groweth after, - then, in the third year, sow ye and reap, plant ye vineyards, and eat the fruit thereof;

Webster

And this shall be a sign to thee, Ye shall eat this year such things as grow of themselves, and in the second year that which springeth of the same; and in the third year sow ye, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat the fruits of it.

World English Bible

"'This shall be the sign to you: You shall eat this year that which grows of itself, and in the second year that which springs of the same; and in the third year sow, and reap, and plant vineyards, and eat its fruit.

Youngs Literal Translation

And this to thee is the sign, Food of the year is the spontaneous growth, And in the second year the self-produced, And in the third year sow ye, and reap, And plant vineyards, and eat their fruits.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אות 
'owth 
Usage: 79

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811

ספיח 
Caphiyach 
Usage: 5

of themselves, and in the second
שׁני 
Sheniy 
Usage: 156

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811
Usage: 811

סחישׁ שׁחיס 
Shachiyc 
Usage: 2

of the same and in the third
שׁלישׁי 
Sh@liyshiy 
Usage: 108

זרע 
Zara` 
Usage: 56

ye, and reap
קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

and plant
נטע 
Nata` 
Usage: 58

כּרם 
Kerem 
Usage: 93

and eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the fruits
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

References

Context Readings

Isaiah Brings A Prophetic Response

28 'Because of your raging against Me, And because your arrogance has come up to My ears, Therefore I will put My hook in your nose, And My bridle in your lips, And I will turn you back by the way which you came. 29 'Then this shall be the sign for you: you will eat this year what grows of itself, in the second year what springs from the same, and in the third year sow, reap, plant vineyards, and eat their fruit. 30 'The surviving remnant of the house of Judah will again take root downward and bear fruit upward.


Cross References

2 Kings 20:8-9

Now Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "What will be the sign that the LORD will heal me, and that I shall go up to the house of the LORD the third day?"

Exodus 3:12

And He said, "Certainly I will be with you, and this shall be the sign to you that it is I who have sent you: when you have brought the people out of Egypt, you shall worship God at this mountain."

1 Samuel 2:34

'This will be the sign to you which will come concerning your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas: on the same day both of them will die.

Luke 2:12

"This will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger."

Leviticus 25:4-5

but during the seventh year the land shall have a sabbath rest, a sabbath to the LORD; you shall not sow your field nor prune your vineyard.

Leviticus 25:20-22

'But if you say, "What are we going to eat on the seventh year if we do not sow or gather in our crops?"

2 Kings 19:21

"This is the word that the LORD has spoken against him: 'She has despised you and mocked you, The virgin daughter of Zion; She has shaken her head behind you, The daughter of Jerusalem!

2 Kings 19:31-34

'For out of Jerusalem will go forth a remnant, and out of Mount Zion survivors The zeal of the LORD will perform this.

Isaiah 7:11-14

"Ask a sign for yourself from the LORD your God; make it deep as Sheol or high as heaven."

Isaiah 37:30

"Then this shall be the sign for you: you will eat this year what grows of itself, in the second year what springs from the same, and in the third year sow, reap, plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

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