Isaiah 5:17

“Then shall the lambs feed after their manner, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 5:17

Then shall the lambes feed after their maner, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the lambs will graze as in their pasture, And strangers will eat in the waste places of the wealthy.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then shall the lambs feed as in their pasture, and the waste places of the fat ones shall wanderers eat.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the lambs will get food as in their grass-lands, and the fat cattle will be feasting in the waste places.
- Basic English Bible

And the lambs shall feed as on their pasture, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat.
- Darby Bible

Then shall the lambs feed after their manner, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat.
- Webster's Bible

Then the lambs will graze as in their pasture, and strangers will eat the ruins of the rich.
- World English Bible

And fed have lambs according to their leading, And waste places of the fat ones Do sojourners consume.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then shall the lambs feed as in their pasture, and the waste places of the fat ones shall wanderers eat.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 5:17

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 5:17


5:17 Then - When God shall have finished that work of judgment. The lambs - The poor and harmless people, who shall be left in the land when the rich are carried into captivity. Manner - Or, by their fold, as this word is manifestly used, #Mic 2:12|, the only place of scripture, except this, in which this word is found. Waste places - The lands left by their owners. Fat ones - Of the rich and great men. Strangers - The poor Israelites, who were left to be vine - dressers and husbandmen, #2Kings 25:12|, who are called strangers, because they were so, in reference to that hand, not being the proper owners of it.


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