Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

All your walled places will be like fig-trees and your people like the first figs, falling at a shake into the mouth which is open for them.

New American Standard Bible

All your fortifications are fig trees with ripe fruit—
When shaken, they fall into the eater’s mouth.

King James Version

All thy strong holds shall be like fig trees with the firstripe figs: if they be shaken, they shall even fall into the mouth of the eater.

Holman Bible

All your fortresses are fig trees
with figs that ripened first;
when shaken, they fall—
right into the mouth of the eater!

International Standard Version

All your defenses are like fig trees with ripe early fruit when shaken, it falls right into the devourer's mouth.

A Conservative Version

All thy fortresses shall be [like] fig trees with the first ripe figs. If they be shaken, they fall into the mouth of the eater.

American Standard Version

All thy fortresses shall be like fig-trees with the first-ripe figs: if they be shaken, they fall into the mouth of the eater.

Amplified


All your fortresses are [nothing but] fig trees with ripe figs—
When shaken they fall into the mouth of the eater.

Darby Translation

All thy strongholds are like fig-trees with the first-ripe figs: if they be shaken, they even fall into the mouth of the eater.

Julia Smith Translation

All thy fortresses, fig trees with the early figs: if they shall be shaken, and they fell into the mouth of him eating

King James 2000

All your strongholds shall be like fig trees with the first ripe figs: if they are shaken, they shall even fall into the mouth of the eater.

Lexham Expanded Bible

All of your fortifications [are like] fig trees with [ripe] firstfruits-- if they are shaken, they will fall into the mouth of the eater.

Modern King James verseion

All your strongholds shall be like fig trees with the first fruits; if they are shaken, they shall even fall into the mouth of the eater.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All thy strong cities shall be like fig trees with ripe figs: which when a man shaketh, they fall into the mouth of the eater.

NET Bible

All your fortifications will be like fig trees with first-ripe fruit: If they are shaken, their figs will fall into the mouth of the eater!

New Heart English Bible

All your fortresses will be like fig trees with the first-ripe figs: if they are shaken, they fall into the mouth of the eater.

The Emphasized Bible

All thy fortresses, shall be fig-trees with first-ripe figs: if thy be shaken, then shall the fruit fall on the mouth of the eater.

Webster

All thy strong holds shall be like fig-trees with the first ripe figs: if they be shaken, they shall even fall into the mouth of the eater.

World English Bible

All your fortresses will be like fig trees with the first-ripe figs: if they are shaken, they fall into the mouth of the eater.

Youngs Literal Translation

All thy fortresses are fig-trees with first-fruits, If they are shaken, They have fallen into the mouth of the eater.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מבצרה מבצר 
Mibtsar 
Usage: 37

תּאנה תּאן 
T@'en 
Usage: 39

with the firstripe figs
בּכּוּר 
Bikkuwr 
Usage: 18

if they be shaken
נוּע 
Nuwa` 
Usage: 40

References

American

Fig

Easton

Fig

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Nineveh's Defenses Will Fail

11 And you will be overcome with wine, you will become feeble; you will be looking for a safe place from those who are fighting against you. 12 All your walled places will be like fig-trees and your people like the first figs, falling at a shake into the mouth which is open for them. 13 See, the people who are in you are women; the doorways of your land are wide open to your attackers: the locks of your doors have been burned away in the fire.


Cross References

Revelation 6:13

And the stars of heaven were falling to the earth, like green fruit from a tree before the force of a great wind.

Isaiah 28:4

And the dead flower of his glory, which is on the head of the fertile valley, will be like the first early fruit before the summer; which a man takes and puts in his mouth the minute he sees it.

Habakkuk 1:10

He makes little of kings, rulers are a sport to him; all the strong places are to be laughed at; for he makes earthworks and takes them.

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