Jeremiah 49:9

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 49:9

If grape gatherers come to thee, would they not leaue some gleaning grapes? If theeues by night, they will destroy till they haue enough.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If grape gatherers came to you, Would they not leave gleanings? If thieves {came} by night, They would destroy {only} until they had enough.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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?
- American Standard Version (1901)

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?
- Basic English Bible

If grape-gatherers had come to thee, would they not have left a gleaning? If thieves by night, they would destroy only till they had enough.
- Darby Bible

If grape-gatherers come to thee, would they not leave some gleaning grapes? if thieves by night, they will destroy till they have enough.
- Webster's 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?
- World English Bible

If gatherers have come in to thee, They do not leave gleanings, If thieves in the night, They have destroyed their sufficiency!
- Youngs Literal Bible

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?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 49:9

Wesley's Notes for 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.


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