Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

They won't build for others to inhabit; they won't plant for others to eat for like the lifetime of a tree, so will the lifetime of my people be, and my chosen ones will long enjoy the work of their hands.

New American Standard Bible

“They will not build and another inhabit,
They will not plant and another eat;
For as the lifetime of a tree, so will be the days of My people,
And My chosen ones will wear out the work of their hands.

King James Version

They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

Holman Bible

They will not build and others live in them;
they will not plant and others eat.
For My people’s lives will be
like the lifetime of a tree.
My chosen ones will fully enjoy
the work of their hands.

A Conservative Version

They shall not build, and another inhabit. They shall not plant, and another eat. For as the days of a tree shall be the days of my people, and my chosen shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

American Standard Version

They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree shall be the days of my people, and my chosen shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

Amplified


“They will not build and another occupy;
They will not plant and another eat [the fruit].
For as the lifetime of a tree, so will be the days of My people,
And My chosen [people] will fully enjoy [and long make use of] the work of their hands.

Bible in Basic English

They will no longer be building for the use of others, or planting for others to have the fruit: for the days of my people will be like the days of a tree, and my loved ones will have joy in full measure in the work of their hands.

Darby Translation

they shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree shall be the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

Julia Smith Translation

They shall not build and another inhabit; they shall not plant and another eat: for as the days of a tree the days of my people, and my chosen shall wear out the work of their hands.

King James 2000

They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and my elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They shall not build and another inhabit; they shall not plant and another eat. For the days of my people [shall be] like the days of tree, and my chosen ones shall enjoy the work of their hands.

Modern King James verseion

They will not build, and another live in them; they will not plant, and another eat. For like the days of a tree are the days of My people, and My elect will long enjoy the work of their hands.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They shall not build, and another possess; they shall not plant, and another eat. But the life of my people shall be like a tree, and so shall the work of their hands.

NET Bible

No longer will they build a house only to have another live in it, or plant a vineyard only to have another eat its fruit, for my people will live as long as trees, and my chosen ones will enjoy to the fullest what they have produced.

New Heart English Bible

They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree shall be the days of my people, and my chosen shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

The Emphasized Bible

They shall not build, and another, dwell, They shall not plant, and, another, eat, - For as the days of a tree, shall be the days of ray people, And, the work of their own hands, shall my chosen ones, use to the full:

Webster

They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and my elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

World English Bible

They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree shall be the days of my people, and my chosen shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

Youngs Literal Translation

They do not build, and another inhabit, They do not plant, and another eat, For as the days of a tree are the days of My people, And the work of their hands wear out do My chosen ones.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

and another
אחר 
'acher 
אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166
Usage: 166

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

נטע 
Nata` 
Usage: 58

eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

for as the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of a tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

are the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of my people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and mine elect
בּחיר 
Bachiyr 
Usage: 13

בּלה 
Balah 
Usage: 15

the work
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

References

Context Readings

New Creation

21 People will build houses and live in them; They'll plant vineyards and eat their fruit. 22 They won't build for others to inhabit; they won't plant for others to eat for like the lifetime of a tree, so will the lifetime of my people be, and my chosen ones will long enjoy the work of their hands. 23 They won't toil in vain nor bear children doomed to misfortune, for they will be offspring blessed by the LORD, they and their descendants with them.


Cross References

Psalm 92:12-14

The righteous will flourish like palm trees; they will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Genesis 5:5

Adam lived a total of 930 years, and then died.

Genesis 5:27

Methuselah lived a total of 969 years, and then died.

Leviticus 26:16

then I will certainly do this to you: I'll appoint sudden terror to infect you like tuberculosis and fever. Your eyes will fail and your life will waste away. You'll plant in vain, because your enemies will consume what you plant.

Psalm 21:4

He asked life from you, and you gave it to him a long life for ever and ever.

Psalm 91:16

I will satisfy him with long life; I will show him my deliverance. A Psalm. A song for the Sabbath Day

Isaiah 65:9

I'll bring forth descendants from Jacob, and from Judah they will inherit my mountains; my chosen people will inherit it, and my servants will live there.

Isaiah 65:15

You'll leave your name to my chosen ones as a curse, and the Lord GOD will put you to death permanently.

Revelation 20:3-5

He threw him into the bottomless pit, locked it, and sealed it over him to keep him from deceiving the nations anymore until the thousand years were over. After that, he must be set free for a little while.

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