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Psalms 80:13

    Psalms 80:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour it.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The boar out of the wood does waste it, and the wild beast of the field does devour it.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The boar out of the wood doth ravage it, And the wild beasts of the field feed on it.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    It is uprooted by the pigs from the woods, the beasts of the field get their food from it.

    Webster's Revision

    The boar out of the wood doth ravage it, And the wild beasts of the field feed on it.

    World English Bible

    The boar out of the wood ravages it. The wild animals of the field feed on it.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The boar out of the wood doth ravage it, and the wild beasts of the field feed on it.

    Definitions for Psalms 80:13

    Doth - To do; to produce; make.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 80:13

    The boar out of the wood - Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, who was a fierce and cruel sovereign. The allusion is plain. The wild hops and buffaloes make sad havoc in the fields of the Hindoos, and in their orchards: to keep them out, men are placed at night on covered stages in the fields.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 80:13

    The boar out of the wood - Men come in and ravage the land, whose character may be compared with the wild boar. The word rendered boar means simply swine. The addition of the phrase "out of the wood" determines its meaning here, and shows that the reference is to wild or untamed swine; swine that roam the woods - an animal always extremely fierce and savage.

    Doth waste it - The word used here occurs nowhere else. It means to cut down or cut off; to devour; to lay waste.

    And the wild beast of the field - Of the unenclosed field; or, that roams at large - such as lions, panthers, tigers, wolves. The word here used - זיז zı̂yz - occurs besides only in Psalm 50:11; and Isaiah 66:11. In Isaiah 66:11, it is rendered abundance.

    Doth devour it - So the people from abroad consumed all that the land produced, or thus they laid it waste.