New International Version
Many shepherds will ruin my vineyard and trample down my field; they will turn my pleasant field into a desolate wasteland.
King James Bible
Many pastors have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.
Darby Bible Translation
Many shepherds have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness:
World English Bible
Many shepherds have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.
Young's Literal Translation
Many shepherds did destroy My vineyard, They have trodden down My portion, They have made My desirable portion Become a wilderness -- a desolation.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Many pastors have destroyed my vineyard - My people have had many kinds of enemies which have fed upon their richest pastures; the Philistines, the Moabites, Ammonites, Assyrians, Egyptians. and now the Chaldeans.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
pleasant portion. Heb. portion of desire.
LibraryCalms and Crises
'If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and though in a land of peace thou art secure, yet how wilt thou do in the pride of Jordan?'--JER. xii. 5, R.V. The prophet has been complaining of his persecutors. The divine answer is here, reproving his impatience, and giving him to understand that harder trials are in store for him. Both clauses mean substantially the same thing, and are of a parabolic nature. The one adduces the metaphor …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Roman Pilgrimage: the Miracles which were Wrought in It.
You transplanted a vine from Egypt; you drove out the nations and planted it.
I will sing for the one I love a song about his vineyard: My loved one had a vineyard on a fertile hillside.
For a little while your people possessed your holy place, but now our enemies have trampled down your sanctuary.
"I myself said, "'How gladly would I treat you like my children and give you a pleasant land, the most beautiful inheritance of any nation.' I thought you would call me 'Father' and not turn away from following me.
Shepherds with their flocks will come against her; they will pitch their tents around her, each tending his own portion."
I will weep and wail for the mountains and take up a lament concerning the wilderness grasslands. They are desolate and untraveled, and the lowing of cattle is not heard. The birds have all fled and the animals are gone.
"Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of my pasture!" declares the LORD.
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