Parallel Verses

Amplified

He shall fail to bring his grapes to maturity [leaving them to wither unnourished] on the vine and shall cast off blossoms [and fail to bring forth fruit] like the olive tree.

New American Standard Bible

"He will drop off his unripe grape like the vine, And will cast off his flower like the olive tree.

King James Version

He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive.

Holman Bible

He will be like a vine that drops its unripe grapes
and like an olive tree that sheds its blossoms.

International Standard Version

"He is like a vine that drops its unripe grapes; like an olive tree that loses its blossoms.

A Conservative Version

He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive tree.

American Standard Version

He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, And shall cast off his flower as the olive-tree.

Bible in Basic English

He is like a vine whose grapes do not come to full growth, or an olive-tree dropping its flowers.

Darby Translation

He shall shake off his unripe grapes as a vine, and shall cast his flower as an olive.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall shake off his sour grapes as the vine and shall cast off his flower as the olive.

Julia Smith Translation

He will shake off as a vine his unripe grapes, and he will cast his flower as the olive.

King James 2000

He shall shake off his unripe grapes like the vine, and shall cast off his blossom like the olive.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"He will shake off his unripe fruit like the vine, and he will cast off his blossom like the olive tree;

Modern King James verseion

He shall shake off its unripe grape, as the vine; and shall cast off his flower like the olive.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall be plucked off as an untimely grape from the vine, and shall let his flower fall, as the olive doth.

NET Bible

Like a vine he will let his sour grapes fall, and like an olive tree he will shed his blossoms.

New Heart English Bible

He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive tree.

The Emphasized Bible

He shall wrong - like a vine - his sour grapes, and shall cast off - as an olive-tree - his blossom.

Webster

He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive.

World English Bible

He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive tree.

Youngs Literal Translation

He shaketh off as a vine his unripe fruit, And casteth off as an olive his blossom.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּסר 
Becer 
Usage: 1

as the vine
גּפן 
Gephen 
Usage: 55

and shall cast off
שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

נצּה 
Nitstsah 
Usage: 2

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Second Response To Job

32 It shall be accomplished and paid in full while he still lives, and his branch shall not be green [but shall wither away]. 33 He shall fail to bring his grapes to maturity [leaving them to wither unnourished] on the vine and shall cast off blossoms [and fail to bring forth fruit] like the olive tree. 34 For the company of the godless shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery (wrong and injustice).



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:39-40

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

Isaiah 33:9

The land mourns and languishes, Lebanon is confounded and [its luxuriant verdure] withers away; Sharon [a fertile pasture region south of Mount Carmel] is like a desert, and Bashan [a broad, fertile plateau east of the Jordan River] and [Mount] Carmel shake off their leaves.

Revelation 6:13

And the stars of the sky dropped to the earth like a fig tree shedding its unripe fruit out of season when shaken by a strong wind.

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