Deuteronomy 23:25
New International Version
If you enter your neighbor’s grainfield, you may pick kernels with your hands, but you must not put a sickle to their standing grain.

New Living Translation
And when you enter your neighbor’s field of grain, you may pluck the heads of grain with your hand, but you must not harvest it with a sickle.

English Standard Version
If you go into your neighbor’s standing grain, you may pluck the ears with your hand, but you shall not put a sickle to your neighbor’s standing grain.

Berean Study Bible
When you enter your neighbor’s grainfield, you may pluck the heads of grain with your hand, but you must not put a sickle to your neighbor’s grain.

King James Bible
When thou comest into the standing corn of thy neighbour, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thine hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn.

New King James Version
When you come into your neighbor’s standing grain, you may pluck the heads with your hand, but you shall not use a sickle on your neighbor’s standing grain.

New American Standard Bible
“When you enter your neighbor’s standing grain, you may pluck the heads of grain with your hand, but you are not to use a sickle on your neighbor’s standing grain.

NASB 1995
“When you enter your neighbor’s standing grain, then you may pluck the heads with your hand, but you shall not wield a sickle in your neighbor’s standing grain.

NASB 1977
“When you enter your neighbor’s standing grain, then you may pluck the heads with your hand, but you shall not wield a sickle in your neighbor’s standing grain.

Amplified Bible
“When you come into the standing grain of your neighbor, you may pluck the ears of grain with your hand, but you shall not wield a sickle in your neighbor’s standing grain [to harvest it].

Christian Standard Bible
When you enter your neighbor’s standing grain, you may pluck heads of grain with your hand, but do not put a sickle to your neighbor’s grain.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When you enter your neighbor’s standing grain, you may pluck heads of grain with your hand, but you must not put a sickle to your neighbor’s grain.”

American Standard Version
When thou comest into thy neighbor's standing grain, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thy hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbor's standing grain.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when you enter the standing grain of your neighbor, pick the ears with your hands, and do not lift a sickle against the standing grain of your neighbor.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And if thou shouldest go into the corn field of thy neighbour, then thou mayest gather the ears with thy hands; but thou shalt not put the sickle to thy neighbour's corn.

Contemporary English Version
In the same way, if you are in a grain field that belongs to someone else, you can pick heads of grain and eat the kernels. But don't cut down the stalks of grain and take them with you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If thou go into thy friend's corn, thou mayst break the ears, and rub them in thy hand: but not reap them with a sickle.

English Revised Version
When thou comest into thy neighbour's standing corn, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thine hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn.

Good News Translation
When you walk along a path in someone else's grainfield, you may eat all the grain you can pull off with your hands, but you must not cut any grain with a sickle.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If you go into your neighbor's grain field, you may pick grain by hand. But never use a sickle to cut your neighbor's grain.

International Standard Version
When you enter your countrymen's grain fields, you may pluck the grain with your hand, but don't put a sickle to his standing grain."

JPS Tanakh 1917
When thou comest into thy neighbour's standing corn, then thou mayest pluck ears with thy hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn.

Literal Standard Version
When you come in among the standing grain of your neighbor, then you have plucked the ears with your hand, but you do not wave a sickle over the standing grain of your neighbor.”

NET Bible
When you go into the ripe grain fields of your neighbor you may pluck off the kernels with your hand, but you must not use a sickle on your neighbor's ripe grain.

New Heart English Bible
When you come into your neighbor's standing grain, then you may pluck the ears with your hand; but you shall not move a sickle to your neighbor's standing grain.

World English Bible
When you come into your neighbor's standing grain, then you may pluck the ears with your hand; but you shall not move a sickle to your neighbor's standing grain.

Young's Literal Translation
When thou comest in among the standing-corn of thy neighbour, then thou hast plucked the ears with thy hand, but a sickle thou dost not wave over the standing-corn of thy neighbour.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Miscellaneous Laws
24When you enter your neighbor’s vineyard, you may eat your fill of grapes, but you must not put any in your basket. 25When you enter your neighbor’s grainfield, you may pluck the heads of grain with your hand, but you must not put a sickle to your neighbor’s grain.

Cross References
Matthew 12:1
At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick the heads of grain and eat them.

Mark 2:23
One Sabbath Jesus was passing through the grainfields, and His disciples began to pick the heads of grain as they walked along.

Luke 6:1
One Sabbath Jesus was passing through the grainfields, and His disciples began to pick the heads of grain, rub them in their hands, and eat them.

Deuteronomy 23:24
When you enter your neighbor's vineyard, you may eat your fill of grapes, but you must not put any in your basket.


Treasury of Scripture

When you come into the standing corn of your neighbor, then you may pluck the ears with your hand; but you shall not move a sickle to your neighbor's standing corn.

then thou mayest

Matthew 12:1,2
At that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and his disciples were an hungred, and began to pluck the ears of corn, and to eat…

Mark 2:23
And it came to pass, that he went through the corn fields on the sabbath day; and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn.

Luke 6:1,2
And it came to pass on the second sabbath after the first, that he went through the corn fields; and his disciples plucked the ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
When
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

you enter
תָבֹא֙ (ṯā·ḇō)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

your neighbor’s
רֵעֶ֔ךָ (rê·‘e·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 7453: Friend, companion, fellow

grainfield,
בְּקָמַ֣ת (bə·qā·maṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 7054: Something that rises, a stalk of grain

you may pluck
וְקָטַפְתָּ֥ (wə·qā·ṭap̄·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6998: To pluck off or out

the heads of grain
מְלִילֹ֖ת (mə·lî·lōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 4425: An ear (of wheat)

with your hand,
בְּיָדֶ֑ךָ (bə·yā·ḏe·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

but you must not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

put
תָנִ֔יף (ṯā·nîp̄)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5130: To move to and fro, wave, sprinkle

a sickle
וְחֶרְמֵשׁ֙ (wə·ḥer·mêš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2770: A sickle

to
עַ֖ל (‘al)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

your neighbor’s
רֵעֶֽךָ׃ (rê·‘e·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 7453: Friend, companion, fellow

grain.
קָמַ֥ת (qā·maṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 7054: Something that rises, a stalk of grain


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