1 Samuel 8:14
New International Version
He will take the best of your fields and vineyards and olive groves and give them to his attendants.

New Living Translation
He will take away the best of your fields and vineyards and olive groves and give them to his own officials.

English Standard Version
He will take the best of your fields and vineyards and olive orchards and give them to his servants.

Berean Study Bible
He will take the best of your fields and vineyards and olive groves and give them to his servants.

King James Bible
And he will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your oliveyards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.

New King James Version
And he will take the best of your fields, your vineyards, and your olive groves, and give them to his servants.

New American Standard Bible
He will take the best of your fields, your vineyards, and your olive groves, and give them to his servants.

NASB 1995
"He will take the best of your fields and your vineyards and your olive groves and give them to his servants.

NASB 1977
“And he will take the best of your fields and your vineyards and your olive groves, and give them to his servants.

Amplified Bible
He will take the best of your fields, your vineyards, and your olive groves, and give them to his servants.

Christian Standard Bible
He can take your best fields, vineyards, and olive orchards and give them to his servants.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He can take your best fields, vineyards, and olive orchards and give them to his servants.

American Standard Version
And he will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your oliveyards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And your fields and your vineyards and your fine olive groves he will take and he will give to his Servants

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your good oliveyards, and give them to his servants.

Contemporary English Version
The king will take your best fields, as well as your vineyards, and olive orchards and give them to his own officials.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your best oliveyards, and give them to his servants.

English Revised Version
And he will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your oliveyards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.

Good News Translation
He will take your best fields, vineyards, and olive groves, and give them to his officials.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He will take the best of your fields, vineyards, and olive orchards and give them to his officials.

International Standard Version
He will take the best products of your fields, your vineyards, and your olive groves and give them to his servants.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your oliveyards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.

Literal Standard Version
and your fields, and your vineyards, and your olive-yards—he takes the best, and has given to his servants.

NET Bible
He will take your best fields and vineyards and give them to his own servants.

New Heart English Bible
He will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your olive groves, even their best, and give them to his servants.

World English Bible
He will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your olive groves, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.

Young's Literal Translation
and your fields, and your vineyards, and your olive-yards -- the best -- he doth take, and hath given to his servants.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Samuel's Warning
13And he will take your daughters to be perfumers, cooks, and bakers. 14 He will take the best of your fields and vineyards and olive groves and give them to his servants. 15He will take a tenth of your grain and grape harvest and give it to his officials and servants.…

Cross References
1 Samuel 8:13
And he will take your daughters to be perfumers, cooks, and bakers.

1 Samuel 8:15
He will take a tenth of your grain and grape harvest and give it to his officials and servants.

1 Kings 21:2
So Ahab said to Naboth, "Give me your vineyard to use as a vegetable garden, since it is next to my palace. I will give you a better vineyard in its place--or if you prefer, I will give you its value in silver."

1 Kings 21:7
But his wife Jezebel said to him, "Do you not reign over Israel? Get up, eat some food, and be cheerful, for I will get you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite."

Ezekiel 46:18
The prince must not take any of the inheritance of the people by evicting them from their property. He is to provide an inheritance for his sons from his own property, so that none of My people will be displaced from his property.'"


Treasury of Scripture

And he will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your olive groves, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.

1 Samuel 22:7
Then Saul said unto his servants that stood about him, Hear now, ye Benjamites; will the son of Jesse give every one of you fields and vineyards, and make you all captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds;

1 Kings 21:7,19
And Jezebel his wife said unto him, Dost thou now govern the kingdom of Israel? arise, and eat bread, and let thine heart be merry: I will give thee the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite…

Ezekiel 46:18
Moreover the prince shall not take of the people's inheritance by oppression, to thrust them out of their possession; but he shall give his sons inheritance out of his own possession: that my people be not scattered every man from his possession.









Verse 14. - Your fields. The history of the seizure of Naboth's vineyard shows that the kings were not able to exercise this arbitrary power. Jezebel had to use great art and falsehood before she could get possession of the coveted plot of ground. But throughout Samuel describes a despot ruling after the fashion of heathen kings such as the people had desired.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He will take
יִקָּ֑ח (yiq·qāḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

the best
הַטּוֹבִ֖ים (haṭ·ṭō·w·ḇîm)
Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

of your fields
שְׂ֠דֽוֹתֵיכֶם (ḏō·w·ṯê·ḵem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 7704: Field, land

and
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

vineyards
כַּרְמֵיכֶ֧ם (kar·mê·ḵem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 3754: A garden, vineyard

and olive groves
וְזֵיתֵיכֶ֛ם (wə·zê·ṯê·ḵem)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 2132: An olive, the tree, the branch, the berry

and give
וְנָתַ֖ן (wə·nā·ṯan)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

them to his servants.
לַעֲבָדָֽיו׃ (la·‘ă·ḇā·ḏāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant


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