Hosea 9:2
New International Version
Threshing floors and winepresses will not feed the people; the new wine will fail them.

New Living Translation
So now your harvests will be too small to feed you. There will be no grapes for making new wine.

English Standard Version
Threshing floor and wine vat shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail them.

Berean Study Bible
The threshing floor and winepress will not feed them, and the new wine will fail them.

New American Standard Bible
Threshing floor and wine press will not feed them, And the new wine will fail them.

King James Bible
The floor and the winepress shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail in her.

Christian Standard Bible
Threshing floor and wine vat will not sustain them, and the new wine will fail them.

Contemporary English Version
But you will run short of grain and wine,

Good News Translation
But soon you will not have enough grain and olive oil, and there will be no wine.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Threshing floor and wine vat will not sustain them, and the new wine will fail them.

International Standard Version
Neither threshing floor nor winepress will sustain them, and the new wine will disappoint her.

NET Bible
Threshing floors and wine vats will not feed the people, and new wine only deceives them.

New Heart English Bible
The threshing floor and the winepress won't feed them, and the new wine will fail her.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
There won't be enough grain to feed people. There won't be enough wine to go around.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The threshing-floor and the wine-press shall not feed them, And the new wine shall fail her.

New American Standard 1977
Threshing floor and wine press will not feed them, And the new wine will fail them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The threshing floor and the winepress shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail in her.

King James 2000 Bible
The floor and the winepress shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail in her.

American King James Version
The floor and the wine press shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail in her.

American Standard Version
The threshing-floor and the winepress shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail her.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The threshing-floor and wine-press knew them not, and the wine disappointed them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The floor and the winepress shall not feed them, and the wine shall deceive them.

Darby Bible Translation
The floor and the winepress shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail her.

English Revised Version
The threshing-floor and the winepress shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail her.

Webster's Bible Translation
The floor and the wine-press shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail in her.

World English Bible
The threshing floor and the winepress won't feed them, and the new wine will fail her.

Young's Literal Translation
Floor and wine-press do not delight them, And new wine doth fail in her,
Study Bible
Hosea Announces Israel's Punishment
1Do not rejoice, O Israel, with exultation like the nations, for you have played the harlot against your God; you have made love for hire on every threshing floor. 2The threshing floor and winepress will not feed them, and the new wine will fail them. 3They will not remain in the land of the LORD; Ephraim will return to Egypt and eat unclean food in Assyria.…
Cross References
Genesis 50:10
When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, which is across the Jordan, they lamented and wailed loudly, and Joseph mourned for his father seven days.

Hosea 2:9
Therefore I will take back My grain in its time and My new wine in its season; I will take away My wool and linen, which were given to cover her nakedness.

Treasury of Scripture

The floor and the wine press shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail in her.

floor.

Hosea 2:9,12
Therefore will I return, and take away my corn in the time thereof, and my wine in the season thereof, and will recover my wool and my flax given to cover her nakedness…

Isaiah 24:7-12
The new wine mourneth, the vine languisheth, all the merryhearted do sigh…

Joel 1:3-7,9-13
Tell ye your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation…

winepress.







Lexicon
The threshing floor
גֹּ֥רֶן (gō·ren)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1637: A threshing-floor, open area

and winepress
וָיֶ֖קֶב (wā·ye·qeḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3342: A trough, a wine-vat

will not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

feed them,
יִרְעֵ֑ם (yir·‘êm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7462: To tend a, flock, pasture it, in, to graze, to rule, to associate with

and the new wine
וְתִיר֖וֹשׁ (wə·ṯî·rō·wōš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8492: Must, fresh grape-juice, fermented wine

will fail them.
יְכַ֥חֶשׁ (yə·ḵa·ḥeš)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3584: To disappoint, deceive, fail, grow lean
(2) Winepress.--Read wine-vat (with margin), into which the tirosh, new wine (" grape-juice "), flowed from the winepress. (Comp. Isaiah 5:2.) For "fail in her" read deceive her, with LXX. and Vulgate.

Verse 2. - The floor and the wine-press shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail in her. Thus Israel was not to enjoy the blessings of the harvest; the corn and oil and new wine, or corn and wine, would not prove as abundant as they expected or plenty would be succeeded by scarcity; or, rather, the people would be prevented enjoying the abundant produce of their land in consequence of being carried away captive to Assyria, as seems implied in the following verse. The floor and press - whether wine-prom, or rather oil-press, as the mention of new wine follows - are put for their contents by a common figure of speech. The expression, "fail in her," is literally, "lie to her," and has many parallels; as, "The labor of the olive shall fail [margin, 'lie']," and Horace's "fundus mendax," equivalent to "a farm that belies his hopes." 9:1-6 Israel gave rewards to their idols, in the offerings presented to them. It is common for those who are stingy in religion, to be prodigal upon their lusts. Those are reckoned as idolaters, who love a reward in the corn-floor better than a reward in the favour of God and in eternal life. They are full of the joy of harvest, and have no disposition to mourn for sin. When we make the world, and the things of it, our idol and our portion, it is just with God to show us our folly, and correct us. None may expect to dwell in the Lord's land, who will not be subject to the Lord's laws, or be influenced by his love. When we enjoy the means of grace, we ought to consider what we shall do, if they should be taken from us. While the pleasures of communion with God are out of the reach of change, the pleasant places purchased with silver, or in which men deposit silver, are liable to be laid in ruins. No famine is so dreadful as that of the soul.
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