New Living Translation
In that day the lush vineyards, now worth 1,000 pieces of silver, will become patches of briers and thorns.
King James Bible
And it shall come to pass in that day, that every place shall be, where there were a thousand vines at a thousand silverlings, it shall even be for briers and thorns.
Darby Bible Translation
And it shall come to pass in that day, that every place, where there were a thousand vines at a thousand silver pieces, shall become briars and thorns:
World English Bible
It will happen in that day that every place where there were a thousand vines at a thousand silver shekels, shall be for briers and thorns.
Young's Literal Translation
And it hath come to pass, in that day, Every place where there are a thousand vines, At a thousand silverlings, Is for briers and for thorns.
Isaiah 7:23 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:23 Of silver - Each of the thousand vineyards might have been sold or let for a thousand shekels, which was the yearly rent of some excellent vineyards.
LibraryThe Debt of Irenæus to Justin Martyr
If we are to proceed with safety in forming a judgment as to the relation between Justin and Irenæus in respect of the matter which they have in common, it will be necessary not merely to consider a number of selected parallels, but also to examine the treatment of a particular theme in the two writers. Let us set side by side, for example, c. 32 of Justin's First Apology with c. 57 of the Demonstration. Justin has been explaining to his Roman readers who the Jewish prophets were, and then …
Irenæus—The Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching
Bunsen's Biblical Researches.
Jewish views on Trade, Tradesmen, and Trades' Guilds
Redemption for Man Lost to be Sought in Christ.
Song of Solomon 8:11
Solomon has a vineyard at Baal-hamon, which he leases out to tenant farmers. Each of them pays a thousand pieces of silver for harvesting its fruit.
I will make it a wild place where the vines are not pruned and the ground is not hoed, a place overgrown with briers and thorns. I will command the clouds to drop no rain on it.
Ten acres of vineyard will not produce even six gallons of wine. Ten baskets of seed will yield only one basket of grain."
The entire land will become a vast expanse of briers and thorns, a hunting ground overrun by wildlife.
In a short time--just a little more than a year--you careless ones will suddenly begin to care. For your fruit crops will fail, and the harvest will never take place.
For your land will be overgrown with thorns and briers. Your joyful homes and happy towns will be gone.
The palace and the city will be deserted, and busy towns will be empty. Wild donkeys will frolic and flocks will graze in the empty forts and watchtowers
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