Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

Amplified


“He will fail to bring his grapes to maturity [leaving them to wither unnourished] on the vine,
And will cast off blossoms [and fail to bring forth fruit] like 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.

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.

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 Not in his day is it completed, And his bending branch is not green. 33 He shaketh off as a vine his unripe fruit, And casteth off as an olive his blossom. 34 For the company of the profane is gloomy, And fire hath consumed tents of bribery.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:39-40

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

Isaiah 33:9

Mourned, languished hath the land, Confounded hath been Lebanon, Withered hath been Sharon as a wilderness, And shaking are Bashan and Carmel.

Revelation 6:13

and the stars of the heaven fell to the earth -- as a fig-tree doth cast her winter figs, by a great wind being shaken --

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