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Jeremiah 49:9

    Jeremiah 49:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    If grapegatherers come to thee, would they not leave some gleaning grapes? if thieves by night, they will destroy till they have enough.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    If grape gatherers come to you, would they not leave some gleaning grapes? if thieves by night, they will destroy till they have enough.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    If grape-gatherers came to thee, would they not leave some gleaning grapes? if thieves by night, would they not destroy till they had enough?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    If men came to get your grapes, would they not let some be uncut on the vines? if thieves came by night, would they not make waste till they had enough?

    Webster's Revision

    If grape-gatherers came to thee, would they not leave some gleaning grapes? if thieves by night, would they not destroy till they had enough?

    World English Bible

    If grape gatherers came to you, would they not leave some gleaning grapes? if thieves by night, wouldn't they destroy until they had enough?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    If grapegatherers came to thee, would they not leave some gleaning grapes? if thieves by night, would they not destroy till they had enough?

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 49:9

    If grape-gatherers - Both in vintage and harvest every grape and every stalk are not gathered; hence the gleaners get something for their pains: but your enemies shall not leave one of you behind; all shall be carried into captivity.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 49:9

    Translate it: "If vintagers come to thee, they will not leave any gleaning: if thieves by night, they will destroy their fill."

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 49:9

    49:9 If - Edom shall be totally destroyed; their destruction should not be like the gleaning of grapes, where the gatherers content themselves with taking the principal clusters: nor yet like the robbings of thieves, who take for their hunger, and when they have got enough leave the rest.