New International Version
Strangers will shepherd your flocks; foreigners will work your fields and vineyards.
King James Bible
And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers.
Darby Bible Translation
And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your ploughmen and your vinedressers.
World English Bible
Strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and foreigners shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers.
Young's Literal Translation
And strangers have stood and fed your flock, Sons of a foreigner are your husbandmen, And your vine-dressers.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Strangers shall - feed your flocks - Gentiles shall first preach to you the salvation of Christ, and feed with Divine knowledge the Jewish congregations.
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2 Kings 25:12
But the commander left behind some of the poorest people of the land to work the vineyards and fields.
Nations will take them and bring them to their own place. And Israel will take possession of the nations and make them male and female servants in the LORD's land. They will make captives of their captors and rule over their oppressors.
And foreigners who bind themselves to the LORD to minister to him, to love the name of the LORD, and to be his servants, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and who hold fast to my covenant--
"Foreigners will rebuild your walls, and their kings will serve you. Though in anger I struck you, in favor I will show you compassion.
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