New Living Translation
In that day lambs will find good pastures, and fattened sheep and young goats will feed among the ruins.
King James Bible
Then shall the lambs feed after their manner, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat.
Darby Bible Translation
And the lambs shall feed as on their pasture, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat.
World English Bible
Then the lambs will graze as in their pasture, and strangers will eat the ruins of the rich.
Young's Literal Translation
And fed have lambs according to their leading, And waste places of the fat ones Do sojourners consume.
Isaiah 5:17 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:17 Then - When God shall have finished that work of judgment. The lambs - The poor and harmless people, who shall be left in the land when the rich are carried into captivity. Manner - Or, by their fold, as this word is manifestly used, Mic 2:12, the only place of scripture, except this, in which this word is found. Waste places - The lands left by their owners. Fat ones - Of the rich and great men. Strangers - The poor Israelites, who were left to be vine - dressers and husbandmen, 2Kings 25:12, who are called strangers, because they were so, in reference to that hand, not being the proper owners of it.
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No one will go to the fertile hillsides where the gardens once grew, for briers and thorns will cover them. Cattle, sheep, and goats will graze there.
Israel is stubborn, like a stubborn heifer. So should the LORD feed her like a lamb in a lush pasture?
"Someday, O Israel, I will gather you; I will gather the remnant who are left. I will bring you together again like sheep in a pen, like a flock in its pasture. Yes, your land will again be filled with noisy crowds!
The Philistine coast will become a wilderness pasture, a place of shepherd camps and enclosures for sheep and goats.
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