Job 15:33
New International Version
He will be like a vine stripped of its unripe grapes, like an olive tree shedding its blossoms.

New Living Translation
They will be like a vine whose grapes are harvested too early, like an olive tree that loses its blossoms before the fruit can form.

English Standard Version
He will shake off his unripe grape like the vine, and cast off his blossom like the olive tree.

Berean Study Bible
He will be like a vine stripped of its unripe grapes, and like an olive tree that sheds its blossoms.

New American Standard Bible
"He will drop off his unripe grape like the vine, And will cast off his flower like the olive tree.

King James Bible
He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive.

Christian Standard Bible
He will be like a vine that drops its unripe grapes and like an olive tree that sheds its blossoms.

Contemporary English Version
Or like vineyards or orchards whose blossoms and unripe fruit drop to the ground.

Good News Translation
They will be like vines that lose their unripe grapes; like olive trees that drop their blossoms.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He will be like a vine that drops its unripe grapes and like an olive tree that sheds its blossoms.

International Standard Version
"He is like a vine that drops its unripe grapes; like an olive tree that loses its blossoms.

NET Bible
Like a vine he will let his sour grapes fall, and like an olive tree he will shed his blossoms.

New Heart English Bible
He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive tree.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He will drop his unripened grapes like a vine and throw off his blossoms like an olive tree

JPS Tanakh 1917
He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, And shall cast off his flower as the olive.

New American Standard 1977
“He will drop off his unripe grape like the vine, And will cast off his flower like the olive tree.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He shall shake off his sour grapes as the vine and shall cast off his flower as the olive.

King James 2000 Bible
He shall shake off his unripe grapes like the vine, and shall cast off his blossom like the olive.

American King James Version
He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive.

American Standard Version
He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, And shall cast off his flower as the olive-tree.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And let him be gathered as the unripe grape before the time, and let him fall as the blossom of the olive.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall be blasted as a vine when its grapes are in the first flower, and as an olive tree that casteth its flower.

Darby Bible Translation
He shall shake off his unripe grapes as a vine, and shall cast his flower as an olive.

English Revised Version
He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive.

Webster's Bible Translation
He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive.

World English Bible
He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive tree.

Young's Literal Translation
He shaketh off as a vine his unripe fruit, And casteth off as an olive his blossom.
Study Bible
Eliphaz: Job Does Not Fear God
32It will be paid in full before his time, and his branch will not flourish. 33He will be like a vine stripped of its unripe grapes, and like an olive tree that sheds its blossoms. 34For the company of the godless will be barren, and fire will consume the tents of bribery.…
Cross References
Job 14:2
Like a flower, he comes forth, then withers away; like a fleeting shadow, he does not endure.

Proverbs 10:27
The fear of the LORD prolongs life, but the years of the wicked will be shortened.

Treasury of Scripture

He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall cast off his flower as the olive.

shake off

Isaiah 33:9
The earth mourneth and languisheth: Lebanon is ashamed and hewn down: Sharon is like a wilderness; and Bashan and Carmel shake off their fruits.

Revelation 6:13
And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.

and

Deuteronomy 28:39,40
Thou shalt plant vineyards, and dress them, but shalt neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes; for the worms shall eat them…







Lexicon
He will be like a vine
כַּגֶּ֣פֶן (kag·ge·p̄en)
Preposition-k, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1612: A vine, the grape

stripped of
יַחְמֹ֣ס (yaḥ·mōs)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2554: To treat violently or wrong

its unripe grapes,
בִּסְר֑וֹ (bis·rōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1154: An immature grape

and like an olive tree
כַּ֝זַּ֗יִת (kaz·za·yiṯ)
Preposition-k, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2132: An olive, the tree, the branch, the berry

that sheds
וְיַשְׁלֵ֥ךְ (wə·yaš·lêḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7993: To throw out, down, away

its blossoms.
נִצָּתֽוֹ׃ (niṣ·ṣā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5328: A blossom
Verse 33. - He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine. Blight and untimely cold cause the vine to drop its grapes before they are mature. So the wicked man will be deprived, one by one, of his possessions. And shall cast off his flower as the olive. The olive often sheds its blossoms in vast numbers. "In spring," says Canon Tristram, "one may see the bloom, on the slightest breath of wind, shed like snowflakes, and perishing by millions" ('Natural History of the Bible,' p. 375). According to some commentators, this happens regularly in alternate years. 15:17-35 Eliphaz maintains that the wicked are certainly miserable: whence he would infer, that the miserable are certainly wicked, and therefore Job was so. But because many of God's people have prospered in this world, it does not therefore follow that those who are crossed and made poor, as Job, are not God's people. Eliphaz shows also that wicked people, particularly oppressors, are subject to continual terror, live very uncomfortably, and perish very miserably. Will the prosperity of presumptuous sinners end miserably as here described? Then let the mischiefs which befal others, be our warnings. Though no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous, nevertheless, afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruits of righteousness to them that are exercised thereby. No calamity, no trouble, however heavy, however severe, can rob a follower of the Lord of his favour. What shall separate him from the love of Christ?
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