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You will put in vines and take care of them, but you will get no wine or grapes from them; for they will be food for worms.

New American Standard Bible

"You shall plant and cultivate vineyards, but you will neither drink of the wine nor gather the grapes, for the worm will devour them.

King James Version

Thou shalt plant vineyards, and dress them, but shalt neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes; for the worms shall eat them.

Holman Bible

You will plant and cultivate vineyards but not drink the wine or gather the grapes, because worms will eat them.

International Standard Version

You'll plant a vineyard, but you won't drink wine or harvest any grapes because worms will consume it.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall plant vineyards and dress them, but thou shall neither drink of the wine, nor gather, for the worm shall eat them.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt plant vineyards and dress them, but thou shalt neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes ; for the worm shall eat them.

Amplified

You shall plant vineyards and dress them but shall neither drink of the wine nor gather the grapes, for the worm shall eat them.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt plant and till vineyards, but shalt drink no wine, nor gather the fruit; for the worms shall eat it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt plant vineyards and dress them, but shalt neither drink of the wine nor gather the grapes, for the worms shall eat them.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt plant vineyards and thou shalt work; and thou shalt not drink the wine, and thou shalt not gather, for the worm shall eat it

King James 2000

You shall plant vineyards, and dress them, but shall neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes; for the worms shall eat them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall plant vineyards and you shall dress [them], but you shall not drink wine and you shall not gather grapes, for the worm shall eat it.

Modern King James verseion

You shall plant vineyards and dress them, but shall neither drink the wine nor gather, for the worm shall eat them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt plant a vineyard and dress it, but shalt neither drink of the wine neither gather of the grapes: for the worms shall eat it.

NET Bible

You will plant vineyards and cultivate them, but you will not drink wine or gather in grapes, because worms will eat them.

New Heart English Bible

You shall plant vineyards and dress them, but you shall neither drink of the wine, nor harvest; for the worm shall eat them.

The Emphasized Bible

Vineyards, shalt thou plant, and dress, - but wine, shalt thou not drink, neither shalt thou gather the grapes, for the worm shall eat them.

Webster

Thou shalt plant vineyards and dress them, but shalt neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes: for the worm shall eat them.

World English Bible

You shall plant vineyards and dress them, but you shall neither drink of the wine, nor gather [the grapes]; for the worm shall eat them.

Youngs Literal Translation

vineyards thou dost plant, and hast laboured, and wine thou dost not drink nor gather, for the worm doth consume it;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נטע 
Nata` 
Usage: 58

כּרם 
Kerem 
Usage: 93

and dress
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

of the wine
יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

אגר 
'agar 
Usage: 3

the grapes for the worms
תּלעת תּולעת תּולעה תּולע 
Towla` 
Usage: 43

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

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Watsons

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

38 You will take much seed out into the field, and get little in; for the locust will get it. 39 You will put in vines and take care of them, but you will get no wine or grapes from them; for they will be food for worms. 40 Your land will be full of olive-trees, but there will be no oil for the comfort of your body; for your olive-tree will give no fruit.



Cross References

Isaiah 5:10

For ten fields of vines will only give one measure of wine, and a great amount of seed will only give a small measure of grain.

Isaiah 17:10-11

For you have not given honour to the God of your salvation, and have not kept in mind the Rock of your strength; for this cause you made a garden of Adonis, and put in it the vine-cuttings of a strange god;

Joel 1:4-7

What the worm did not make a meal of, has been taken by the locust; and what the locust did not take, has been food for the plant-worm; and what the plant-worm did not take, has been food for the field-fly.

Joel 2:2-4

For a day of dark and deep shade is near, a day of cloud and black night: like a black cloud a great and strong people is covering the mountains; there has never been any like them and will not be after them again, from generation to generation.

Jonah 4:7

But early on the morning after, God made ready a worm for the destruction of the vine, and it became dry and dead.

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