Deuteronomy 28:33
New International Version
A people that you do not know will eat what your land and labor produce, and you will have nothing but cruel oppression all your days.

New Living Translation
A foreign nation you have never heard about will eat the crops you worked so hard to grow. You will suffer under constant oppression and harsh treatment.

English Standard Version
A nation that you have not known shall eat up the fruit of your ground and of all your labors, and you shall be only oppressed and crushed continually,

Berean Study Bible
A people you do not know will eat the produce of your land and of all your toil. All your days you will be oppressed and crushed.

King James Bible
The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up; and thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed alway:

New King James Version
A nation whom you have not known shall eat the fruit of your land and the produce of your labor, and you shall be only oppressed and crushed continually.

New American Standard Bible
A people whom you do not know will eat the produce of your ground and every product of your labor, and you will never be anything but oppressed and mistreated continually.

NASB 1995
“A people whom you do not know shall eat up the produce of your ground and all your labors, and you will never be anything but oppressed and crushed continually.

NASB 1977
“A people whom you do not know shall eat up the produce of your ground and all your labors, and you shall never be anything but oppressed and crushed continually.

Amplified Bible
A people whom you do not know will eat the produce of your land and all the products of your labors, and you will never be anything but oppressed and exploited and crushed continually.

Christian Standard Bible
A people you don’t know will eat your land’s produce and everything you have labored for. You will only be oppressed and crushed continually.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A people you don’t know will eat your land’s produce and everything you have labored for. You will only be oppressed and crushed continually.

American Standard Version
The fruit of thy ground, and all thy labors, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up; and thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed alway;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The fruit of the land and a people that you do not know will eat all your labors, and you will be oppressed and afflicted all of your days.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A nation which thou knowest not shall eat the produce of thy land, and all thy labours; and thou shalt be injured and crushed always.

Contemporary English Version
You will work hard on your farms, but everything you harvest will be eaten by foreigners, who will mistreat you and abuse you for the rest of your life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
May a people which thou knowest not, eat the fruits of thy land, and all thy labours: and mayst thou always suffer oppression, and be crushed at all times.

English Revised Version
The fruit of thy ground, and all thy labours, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up; and thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed alway:

Good News Translation
A foreign nation will take all the crops that you have worked so hard to grow, while you receive nothing but constant oppression and harsh treatment.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
People you never knew will eat what your land and your hard work have produced. As long as you live, you will know nothing but oppression and abuse.

International Standard Version
"A people whom you don't know will devour what your land and labor produces. You'll be only oppressed and discouraged continuously

JPS Tanakh 1917
The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up; and thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed away:

Literal Standard Version
A people whom you have not known eat the fruit of your ground and all your labor; and you have been only oppressed and bruised [for] all the days;

NET Bible
As for the produce of your land and all your labor, a people you do not know will consume it, and you will be nothing but oppressed and crushed for the rest of your lives.

New Heart English Bible
The fruit of your ground, and all your labors, shall a nation which you do not know eat up; and you shall be only oppressed and crushed always;

World English Bible
The fruit of your ground, and all your labors, shall a nation which you don't know eat up; and you shall be only oppressed and crushed always;

Young's Literal Translation
The fruit of thy ground, and all thy labour, eat up doth a people whom thou hast not known; and thou hast been only oppressed and bruised all the days;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Curses of Disobedience
32Your sons and daughters will be given to another nation, while your eyes grow weary looking for them day after day, with no power in your hand. 33A people you do not know will eat the produce of your land and of all your toil. All your days you will be oppressed and crushed. 34You will be driven mad by the sights you see.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:34
You will be driven mad by the sights you see.

Nehemiah 9:37
Its abundant harvest goes to the kings You have set over us because of our sins. And they rule over our bodies and our livestock as they please. We are in great distress.

Isaiah 62:8
The LORD has sworn by His right hand and by His mighty arm: "Never again will I give your grain to your enemies for food, nor will foreigners drink the new wine for which you have toiled.

Jeremiah 5:15
Behold, I am bringing a distant nation against you, O house of Israel," declares the LORD. "It is an established nation, an ancient nation, a nation whose language you do not know and whose speech you do not understand.

Jeremiah 5:17
They will devour your harvest and food; they will consume your sons and daughters; they will eat up your flocks and herds; they will feed on your vines and fig trees. With the sword they will destroy the fortified cities in which you trust."

Ezekiel 25:4
therefore I will indeed give you as a possession to the people of the East. They will set up their camps and pitch their tents among you. They will eat your fruit and drink your milk.

Hosea 5:11
Ephraim is oppressed, crushed in judgment, for he is determined to follow worthless idols.


Treasury of Scripture

The fruit of your land, and all your labors, shall a nation which you know not eat up; and you shall be only oppressed and crushed always:

The fruit

Deuteronomy 28:30,51
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…

Leviticus 26:16
I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Nehemiah 9:36,37
Behold, we are servants this day, and for the land that thou gavest unto our fathers to eat the fruit thereof and the good thereof, behold, we are servants in it: …

thou shalt be

Deuteronomy 28:29
And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and no man shall save thee.

Jeremiah 4:17
As keepers of a field, are they against her round about; because she hath been rebellious against me, saith the LORD.









(33) A nation which thou knowest not.--Comp. Jeremiah 5:15-17, "A nation whose language thou knowest not . . . shall eat up thy harvest and thy bread" &c.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
A people
עַ֖ם (‘am)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

you do not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

know
יָדָ֑עְתָּ (yā·ḏā·‘ə·tā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 3045: To know

will eat
יֹאכַ֥ל (yō·ḵal)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

the produce
פְּרִ֤י (pə·rî)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6529: Fruit

of your land
אַדְמָֽתְךָ֙ (’aḏ·mā·ṯə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 127: Ground, land

and of all
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

your toil.
יְגִ֣יעֲךָ֔ (yə·ḡî·‘ă·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3018: Toil, a work, produce, property

All
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

your days
הַיָּמִֽים׃ (hay·yā·mîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3117: A day

you will be
וְהָיִ֗יתָ (wə·hā·yî·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

oppressed
עָשׁ֥וּק (‘ā·šūq)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's 6231: To press upon, oppress, defraud, violate, overflow

and crushed.
וְרָצ֖וּץ (wə·rā·ṣūṣ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's 7533: To crack in pieces


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