New International Version
Beat your breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vines
King James Bible
They shall lament for the teats, for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.
Darby Bible Translation
They shall smite on the breasts [in lamentation] for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vineyards.
World English Bible
Beat your breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.
Young's Literal Translation
For breasts they are lamenting, For fields of desire, for the fruitful vine.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They shall lament - for the pleasant fields "Mourn ye for the pleasant field" - The Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate read ספדו siphdu, mourn ye, imperative; twelve MSS., (five ancient), two editions, the Septuagint, Aquila, Symmachus, Theodotion, Syriac, and Vulgate, all read שדה sadeh, a field; not שדי shedey, breasts.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
pleasant fields. Heb. fields of desire
'And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.'--ISAIAH xxxii. 2. We may well say, Of whom speaketh the prophet this? Here are distinctly attributed to one of ourselves, if we take the words in their simplicity and fulness, functions and powers which universal experience has taught us not to look for in humanity. And there have been a great many attempts--as it seems to me, altogether …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Peace on Earth through Righteousness
The Outpouring of the Holy Spirit.
Letter xxvi. (Circa A. D. 1127) to the Same
It is decreed that Nineveh be exiled and carried away. Her female slaves moan like doves and beat on their breasts.
and for the land of my people, a land overgrown with thorns and briers-- yes, mourn for all houses of merriment and for this city of revelry.
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