Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And it was as he gathered the harvest of standing grain, and he shall reap the ears with his arm; and it was as he gathering ears in the valley of Rephaim.

New American Standard Bible

It will be even like the reaper gathering the standing grain,
As his arm harvests the ears,
Or it will be like one gleaning ears of grain
In the valley of Rephaim.

King James Version

And it shall be as when the harvestman gathereth the corn, and reapeth the ears with his arm; and it shall be as he that gathereth ears in the valley of Rephaim.

Holman Bible

It will be as if a reaper had gathered standing grain—
his arm harvesting the heads of grain—
and as if one had gleaned heads of grain
in the Valley of Rephaim.

International Standard Version

it will be as if harvesters gather standing grain, reaping the ears by hand, or it will be as if grain is harvested in the valley of Rephaim.

A Conservative Version

And it shall be as when the harvestman gathers the standing grain, and his arm reaps the ears. Yea, it shall be as when he gleans ears in the valley of Rephaim.

American Standard Version

And it shall be as when the harvestman gathereth the standing grain, and his arm reapeth the ears; yea, it shall be as when one gleaneth ears in the valley of Rephaim.

Amplified


“And it will be like the reaper gathering the standing grain,
As his arm harvests the ears of grain;
Yes, it will be like one gleaning ears of grain
In the [fertile] Valley of Rephaim.

Bible in Basic English

And it will be like a man cutting the growth of his grain, pulling together the heads of the grain with his arm; even as when they get in the grain in the valley of Rephaim.

Darby Translation

And it shall be as when the reaper gathereth the corn, and reapeth the ears with his arm; yea, it shall be as he that gathereth ears in the valley of Rephaim.

King James 2000

And it shall be as when the reaper gathers the grain, and reaps the ears with his arm; and it shall be as he that gathers ears in the valley of Rephaim.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it shall be as {when a reaper gathers} standing grain and he reaps grain [with] his arm, and it shall be like one who gathers ears of grain in the valley of Rephaim.

Modern King James verseion

And it shall be as reaping of the harvest grain, and his arm reaps the ears. And it shall be as he who gathers ears in the Valley of the Giants.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he shall be as one that gathereth up corn in the harvest, which cutteth his handful with the sickle, and when one gathereth the sheaves together in the valley, of Rephaim.

NET Bible

It will be as when one gathers the grain harvest, and his hand gleans the ear of grain. It will be like one gathering the ears of grain in the Valley of Rephaim.

New Heart English Bible

It will be like when the harvester gathers the wheat, and his arm reaps the grain. Yes, it will be like when one gleans grain in the valley of Rephaim.

The Emphasized Bible

And it shall come to pass - That, as the harvestman gathereth standing corn, And with his arm - the ears, he reapeth, Yea it shall come to pass - That, so, shall he be who gleaneth ears, in the vale of Rephaim;

Webster

And it shall be as when the harvest-man gathereth the corn, and reapeth the ears with his arm; and it shall be as he that gathereth ears in the valley of Rephaim.

World English Bible

It will be like when the harvester gathers the wheat, and his arm reaps the grain. Yes, it will be like when one gleans grain in the valley of Rephaim.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it hath come to pass, As the gathering by the reaper of the standing corn, And his arm the ears reapeth, And it hath come to pass, As the gathering of the ears in the valley of Rephaim,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it shall be as when the harvestman
קציר 
Qatsiyr 
Usage: 54

אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

the corn
קמה 
Qamah 
Usage: 10

and reapeth
קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

the ears
שׁבּלת שׁבּל 
Shibbol 
Usage: 19

with his arm
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

and it shall be as he that gathereth
לקט 
Laqat 
Usage: 37

שׁבּלת שׁבּל 
Shibbol 
Usage: 19

in the valley
עמק 
`emeq 
Usage: 69

Context Readings

Judgment Against Israel

4 And it was in that day the glory of Jacob shall be feeble, and the fatness of his flesh shall waste away. 5 And it was as he gathered the harvest of standing grain, and he shall reap the ears with his arm; and it was as he gathering ears in the valley of Rephaim. 6 And he left in it gleaning, as the beating of the olive tree, two, three berries upon the head of the summit, four, five in the branches of its fruit, says Jehovah, God of Israel.



Cross References

2 Samuel 5:18

And the rovers came and they will be dispersed in the valley of Rephaim.

Jeremiah 51:33

For thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel: the daughter of Babel is as a threshing-floor, the time of her treading; yet a little while and the time of harvest coming to her.

Joel 3:13

Send ye forth the sickle, for the harvest was ripened: come ye, go down, for the wine press was filled, the vats, overflowed; for their evil is great

Matthew 13:30

Suffer both to grow together till harvest; and in time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them; and gather the wheat into my barn.

2 Samuel 5:22

And the rovers will add yet to come up, and they will be dispersed in the valley of Rephaim.

Joshua 15:8

And the bound went up to the valley of the son of Hinnom to the shoulder of the Jebusite from the south; this is Jerusalem: and the bound went up to the head of the mountain which is upon the face of the valley of Hinnom to the sea, which is in the end of the valley of Rephaim to the north:

Joshua 18:16

And the bound went down to the extremity of the mountain which is upon the face of the valley of the son of Hinnom, which is in the valley of Rephaim, north, and went down to the valley of Hinnom to the shoulder of Jebusi south, to En-Rogel.

Isaiah 17:11

In the day of thy planting thou shalt hedge in, and in the morning thou shalt make thy seed fruitful: the harvest a heap in the day of thy possession and incurable pain.

Jeremiah 9:22

Speak: Thus says Jehovah, The carcasses of men fell as dung upon the face of the field, as the handful after the reaper, and none gathering.

Hosea 6:11

Also, O Judah, he set a harvest for thee in my turning back the captivity of my people.

Matthew 13:39-42

And the enemy having sowed them is the devil; and the harvest is the end of time; and the reapers are the messengers.

Revelation 14:15-20

And another angel went forth out of the temple, crying with a great voice to him sitting upon the cloud, Send thy sickle, and reap: for the hour has come to thee to reap; for the earth's harvest was dried up.

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