New Living Translation
You drink the milk, wear the wool, and butcher the best animals, but you let your flocks starve.
King James Bible
Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: but ye feed not the flock.
Darby Bible Translation
Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool; ye kill them that are fattened: but ye feed not the flock.
World English Bible
You eat the fat, and you clothe yourself with the wool, you kill the fatlings; but you don't feed the sheep.
Young's Literal Translation
The fat ye do eat, and the wool ye put on, The fed one ye slaughter, the flock ye feed not.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
34:3 Ye kill - You contrive methods, to take first the life, and next the estate of the well - fed, the rich and wealthy. But - You take care to lead, protect, provide for, and watch over them.
LibraryHow to Make Use of Christ as the Life when the Soul is Dead as to Duty.
Sometimes the believer will be under such a distemper, as that he will be as unfit and unable for discharging of any commanded duty, as dead men, or one in a swoon, is to work or go a journey. And it were good to know how Christ should be made use of as the Life, to the end the diseased soul may be delivered from this. For this cause we shall consider those four things: 1. See what are the several steps and degrees of this distemper. 2. Consider whence it cometh, or what are the causes or occasions …
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life
The Shepherd of Our Souls.
Covenanting Predicted in Prophecy.
The Extent of Messiah's Spiritual Kingdom
Your princes plot conspiracies just as lions stalk their prey. They devour innocent people, seizing treasures and extorting wealth. They make many widows in the land.
Your leaders are like wolves who tear apart their victims. They actually destroy people's lives for money!
How terrible for you who sprawl on ivory beds and lounge on your couches, eating the meat of tender lambs from the flock and of choice calves fattened in the stall.
The buyers slaughter their sheep without remorse. The sellers say, 'Praise the LORD! Now I'm rich!' Even the shepherds have no compassion for them.
This illustrates how I will give this nation a shepherd who will not care for those who are dying, nor look after the young, nor heal the injured, nor feed the healthy. Instead, this shepherd will eat the meat of the fattest sheep and tear off their hooves.
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