KJV LexiconAnd I will destroy
to stun (or intransitively, grow numb), i.e. devastate or (figuratively) stupefy (both usually in a passive sense)
a vine (as twining), especially the grape -- vine, tree.
and her fig trees
the fig (tree or fruit) -- fig (tree).
whereof she hath said
to say (used with great latitude)
These are my rewards
a present (as the price of harlotry) -- reward.
that my lovers
to have affection for (sexually or otherwise) -- (be-)love(-d, -ly, -r), like, friend.
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
me and I will make
to put (used in a great variety of applications, literal, figurative, inferentially, and elliptically)wholly, work.
them a forest
a copse of bushes; hence, a forest; hence, honey in the comb (as hived in trees) -- (honey-)comb, forest, wood.
and the beasts
age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
of the field
from an unused root meaning to spread out; a field (as flat) -- country, field, ground, land, soil, wild.
to eat -- at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, freely, in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, quite.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"I will destroy her vines and fig trees, Of which she said, 'These are my wages Which my lovers have given me.' And I will make them a forest, And the beasts of the field will devour them.
King James Bible
And I will destroy her vines and her fig trees, whereof she hath said, These are my rewards that my lovers have given me: and I will make them a forest, and the beasts of the field shall eat them.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will devastate her vines and fig trees. She thinks that these are her wages that her lovers have given her. I will turn them into a thicket, and the wild animals will eat them.
International Standard Version
I'll destroy her vines and her fig trees, about which she said, 'These are the earnings that my lovers paid me. I'll make them grow into a forest, and the wild animals will eat from them.'
I will destroy her vines and fig trees, about which she said, "These are my wages for prostitution that my lovers gave to me!" I will turn her cultivated vines and fig trees into an uncultivated thicket, so that wild animals will devour them.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will destroy her grapevines and fig trees. She said that they were gifts from her lovers. I will turn her vineyards into a forest, and wild animals will devour them.
King James 2000 Bible
And I will destroy her vines and her fig trees, of which she has said, These are my rewards that my lovers have given me: and I will make them a forest, and the beasts of the field shall eat them.
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