Deuteronomy 28:30
New International Version
You will be pledged to be married to a woman, but another will take her and rape her. You will build a house, but you will not live in it. You will plant a vineyard, but you will not even begin to enjoy its fruit.

New Living Translation
"You will be engaged to a woman, but another man will sleep with her. You will build a house, but someone else will live in it. You will plant a vineyard, but you will never enjoy its fruit.

English Standard Version
You shall betroth a wife, but another man shall ravish her. You shall build a house, but you shall not dwell in it. You shall plant a vineyard, but you shall not enjoy its fruit.

Berean Study Bible
You will be pledged in marriage to a woman, but another man will violate her. You will build a house but not live in it. You will plant a vineyard but not enjoy its fruit.

New American Standard Bible
"You shall betroth a wife, but another man will violate her; you shall build a house, but you will not live in it; you shall plant a vineyard, but you will not use its fruit.

King James Bible
Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.

Christian Standard Bible
You will become engaged to a woman, but another man will rape her. You will build a house but not live in it. You will plant a vineyard but not enjoy its fruit.

Contemporary English Version
A man will be engaged to a woman, but before they can get married, she will be raped by enemy soldiers. Some of you will build houses, but never get to live in them. If you plant a vineyard, you won't be around long enough to enjoy the first harvest.

Good News Translation
"You will be engaged to a young woman--but someone else will marry her. You will build a house--but never live in it. You will plant a vineyard--but never eat its grapes.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You will become engaged to a woman, but another man will rape her. You will build a house but not live in it. You will plant a vineyard but not enjoy its fruit.

International Standard Version
You'll be engaged to a woman, but another man will rape her. You'll build a house but you won't live in it. You'll plant a vineyard but you won't harvest it.

NET Bible
You will be engaged to a woman and another man will rape her. You will build a house but not live in it. You will plant a vineyard but not even begin to use it.

New Heart English Bible
You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build a house, and you shall not dwell in it: you shall plant a vineyard, and shall not use its fruit.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You will be engaged to a woman, but another man will have sex with her. You will build a house, but you won't live in it. You will plant a vineyard, but you won't enjoy the grapes.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her; thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein; thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not use the fruit thereof.

New American Standard 1977
“You shall betroth a wife, but another man shall violate her; you shall build a house, but you shall not live in it; you shall plant a vineyard, but you shall not use its fruit.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her; thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein; thou shalt plant a vineyard and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.

King James 2000 Bible
You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build a house, and you shall not dwell therein: you shall plant a vineyard, and shall not gather the grapes thereof.

American King James Version
You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build an house, and you shall not dwell therein: you shall plant a vineyard, and shall not gather the grapes thereof.

American Standard Version
Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not use the fruit thereof.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
thou shalt take a wife, and another man shall have her; thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell in it; thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes of it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Mayst thou take a wife, and another sleep with her. Mayst thou build a house, and not dwell therein. Mayest thou plant a vineyard and not gather the vintage thereof.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her; thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein; thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not eat of it.

English Revised Version
Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not use the fruit thereof.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell in it: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes of it.

World English Bible
You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build a house, and you shall not dwell therein: you shall plant a vineyard, and shall not use its fruit.

Young's Literal Translation
'A woman thou dost betroth, and another man doth lie with her; a house thou dost build, and dost not dwell in it; a vineyard thou dost plant, and dost not make it common;
Study Bible
The Curses of Disobedience
29so that at noon you will grope about like a blind man in the darkness. You will not prosper in your ways. Day after day you will be oppressed and plundered, with no one to save you. 30You will be pledged in marriage to a woman, but another man will violate her. You will build a house but not live in it. You will plant a vineyard but not enjoy its fruit. 31Your ox will be slaughtered before your eyes, but you will not eat any of it. Your donkey will be taken away and not returned to you. Your flock will be given to your enemies, and no one will help you.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:31
Your ox will be slaughtered before your eyes, but you will not eat any of it. Your donkey will be taken away and not returned to you. Your flock will be given to your enemies, and no one will help you.

2 Samuel 12:11
This is what the LORD says: 'I will raise up adversity against you from your own house. Before your very eyes I will take your wives and give them to another, and he will lie with them in broad daylight.

Job 31:10
then may my own wife grind grain for another, and may other men sleep with her.

Jeremiah 6:12
Their houses will be turned over to others, their fields and wives as well, for I will stretch out My hand against the inhabitants of the land," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 8:10
Therefore I will give their wives to other men and their fields to new owners, for from the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; from the prophet to the priest, all practice deceit.

Amos 5:11
Therefore, because you trample on the poor and exact from him a tax of grain, you will never live in the stone houses you have built; you will never drink the wine from the lush vineyards you have planted.

Treasury of Scripture

You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build an house, and you shall not dwell therein: you shall plant a vineyard, and shall not gather the grapes thereof.

betroth

Deuteronomy 20:6,7
And what man is he that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not yet eaten of it? let him also go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man eat of it…

Job 31:10
Then let my wife grind unto another, and let others bow down upon her.

Jeremiah 8:10
Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for every one from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness, from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.

build

Job 3:18
There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor.

Isaiah 5:9,10
In mine ears said the LORD of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant…

Isaiah 65:21,22
And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them…

Deuteronomy 20:6
And what man is he that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not yet eaten of it? let him also go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man eat of it.







Lexicon
You will be pledged in marriage
תְאָרֵ֗שׂ (ṯə·’ā·rêś)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 781: To engage for, matrimony

to a woman,
אִשָּׁ֣ה (’iš·šāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

but another
אַחֵר֙ (’a·ḥêr)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 312: Hinder, next, other

man
וְאִ֤ישׁ (wə·’îš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

will violate her.
יִשְׁכָּבֶ֔נָּה (yiš·kā·ḇen·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7693: To violate, ravish

You will build
תִּבְנֶ֖ה (tiḇ·neh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1129: To build

a house
בַּ֥יִת (ba·yiṯ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

but not
וְלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

live in it.
תֵשֵׁ֣ב (ṯê·šêḇ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

You will plant
תִּטַּ֖ע (tiṭ·ṭa‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5193: To strike in, fix, to plant

a vineyard
כֶּ֥רֶם (ke·rem)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3754: A garden, vineyard

but not
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

enjoy its fruit.
תְחַלְּלֶּֽנּוּ׃‪‬‪‬ (ṯə·ḥal·lə·len·nū)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2490: To bore, to wound, to dissolve, to profane, to break, to begin, to play
Verses 30-34. - The spoliation of them should be utter. All most dear and precious to them should be the prey of their enemies. Wife, house, vineyard, herd, and flock should be ruthlessly taken from them; sons and daughters should be carried into captivity, and their eyes should look for them in rain, with constant and wasting longing (cf. Jeremiah 8:20; Amos 5:11; Micah 6:15; Zephaniah 1:13; 2 Chronicles 29:9; Nehemiah 11:36; Jeremiah 5:15). Verse 30. - And shalt not gather the grapes thereof; margin, "Hebrew, profane." This is the literal rendering of the verb; the meaning is that given in the text. A vineyard was, for the first three years after it was planted, held sacred (Leviticus 19:23); after that, its consecration ceased, and the fruit might be gathered for common use (cf. Deuteronomy 20:6), and it was said to be profaned. 28:15-44 If we do not keep God's commandments, we not only come short of the blessing promised, but we lay ourselves under the curse, which includes all misery, as the blessing all happiness. Observe the justice of this curse. It is not a curse causeless, or for some light cause. The extent and power of this curse. Wherever the sinner goes, the curse of God follows; wherever he is, it rests upon him. Whatever he has is under a curse. All his enjoyments are made bitter; he cannot take any true comfort in them, for the wrath of God mixes itself with them. Many judgments are here stated, which would be the fruits of the curse, and with which God would punish the people of the Jews, for their apostacy and disobedience. We may observe the fulfilling of these threatenings in their present state. To complete their misery, it is threatened that by these troubles they should be bereaved of all comfort and hope, and left to utter despair. Those who walk by sight, and not by faith, are in danger of losing reason itself, when every thing about them looks frightful.
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