Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

One basket of figs exceedingly good as the figs first ripe, and the one basket of figs exceedingly evil, which shall not be eaten from being evil.

New American Standard Bible

One basket had very good figs, like first-ripe figs, and the other basket had very bad figs which could not be eaten due to rottenness.

King James Version

One basket had very good figs, even like the figs that are first ripe: and the other basket had very naughty figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad.

Holman Bible

One basket contained very good figs, like early figs, but the other basket contained very bad figs, so bad they were inedible.

International Standard Version

One basket contained very good figs like the first figs that ripen on the tree. The other basket contained very bad figs that were too bad to be eaten.

A Conservative Version

One basket had very good figs, like the figs that are first ripe, and the other basket had very bad figs, which could not be eaten they were so bad.

American Standard Version

One basket had very good figs, like the figs that are first-ripe; and the other basket had very bad figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad.

Amplified

One basket had very good figs, like the figs that are the first to ripen; but the other basket had very bad figs, so rotten that they could not be eaten.

Bible in Basic English

One basket had very good figs, like the figs which first come to growth: and the other basket had very bad figs, so bad that they were of no use for food.

Darby Translation

One basket had very good figs, like the figs first ripe; and the other basket had very bad figs, which could not be eaten for badness.

King James 2000

One basket had very good figs, even like the figs that are first ripe: and the other basket had very bad figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one basket [had] very good figs, like {early figs}, and the other basket [had] very bad figs that could not be eaten because of [their] bad quality.

Modern King James verseion

one basket had very good figs, like the first ripe figs. And the other basket had very bad figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In the one mound were very good figs, even like as those that be first ripe. In the other mound were very naughty figs, which might not be eaten they were so evil.

NET Bible

One basket had very good-looking figs in it. They looked like those that had ripened early. The other basket had very bad-looking figs in it, so bad they could not be eaten.

New Heart English Bible

One basket had very good figs, like the figs that are first-ripe; and the other basket had very bad figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad.

The Emphasized Bible

the one basket, was of very good figs, like the first-ripe figs; and, the other basket, was of very bad figs, which could not be eaten for badness.

Webster

One basket had very good figs, even like the figs that are first ripe: and the other basket had very poor figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad.

World English Bible

One basket had very good figs, like the figs that are first-ripe; and the other basket had very bad figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the one basket are figs very good, like the first-ripe figs, and in the other basket are figs very bad, that are not eaten for badness.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
One
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

דּוּד 
Duwd 
דּוּד 
Duwd 
Usage: 7
Usage: 7

תּאנה תּאן 
T@'en 
תּאנה תּאן 
T@'en 
Usage: 39
Usage: 39

even like the figs
תּאנה תּאן 
T@'en 
Usage: 39

בּכּרה 
Bakkurah 
Usage: 1

and the other
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

which could not be eaten
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

Context Readings

Two Baskets Of Figs

1 Jehovah showed me, and behold, two baskets of figs set before the face of the temple of Jehovah, after Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel carried away captive Jeconiah son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, and the chiefs of Judah and the artificers, and the smiths, from Jerusalem, and he will bring them to Babel 2 One basket of figs exceedingly good as the figs first ripe, and the one basket of figs exceedingly evil, which shall not be eaten from being evil. 3 And Jehovah will say to me, What seest thou, Jeremiah? and saying, Figs: the good figs, exceedingly good; and the evil, exceedingly evil, which shall not be eaten from being evil.


Cross References

Isaiah 5:4

What to do more to my vineyard, and did I not in it? wherefore I waited for grapes to be made, and it will make wild grapes.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of Jehovah of armies is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah the plant of his pleasures: and he will wait for judgment, and behold bloodshed; for justice, and behold a cry.

Micah 7:1

Wo to me! for I was as the gatherings of the fruit harvest, as the gleanings of the vintage, no cluster to eat: my soul desired the first ripe fig.

Jeremiah 24:5-10

Thus said Jehovah, God of Israel: As these good figs, so will I know the captivity of Judah which I sent out of this place to the land of the Chaldeans for good.

Jeremiah 29:17

Thus said Jehovah of armies, Behold me sending upon them the sword, the famine, and the death, and I gave them as evil figs which shall not be eaten from being evil.

Ezekiel 15:2-5

Son of man, what is the tree of the vine above every tree, the vine-shoot which was upon the trees of the forest.

Hosea 9:10

I found Israel as grapes in the desert; as the first fruit in the fig-tree in her beginning I saw your fathers: they went to Baal-Peor, and they will separate themselves to shame, and their abominable things will be according to their love.

Malachi 1:12-14

And ye profaning it in your saying, The table of Jehovah it being polluted; and its fruit, its food was despised.

Matthew 5:13

Ye are the salt of the earth: and if the salt be rendered insipid, with what shall it be salted? it is yet strong for nothing, except to be cast without, and to be trodden under foot of men.

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