Jeremiah 49:9
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
If grape gatherers came to you, would they not leave some gleanings? Were thieves to come in the night, would they not steal only what they wanted?

Young's Literal Translation
If gatherers have come in to thee, They do not leave gleanings, If thieves in the night, They have destroyed their sufficiency!

King James Bible
If grapegatherers come to thee, would they not leave [some] gleaning grapes? if thieves by night, they will destroy till they have enough.

אִם־ (’im-)
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

grape gatherers
בֹּֽצְרִים֙ (bō·ṣə·rîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 1219: To cut off, make inaccessible, enclose

came to you,
בָּ֣אוּ (bā·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

would they not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

יַשְׁאִ֖רוּ (yaš·’i·rū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7604: To swell up, be, redundant

some gleanings?
עֽוֹלֵל֑וֹת (‘ō·w·lê·lō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 5955: Gleanings, gleaning-time

Were thieves
גַּנָּבִ֥ים (gan·nā·ḇîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1590: A stealer

to come in the night,
בַּלַּ֖יְלָה (bal·lay·lāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3915: A twist, night, adversity

would they not steal
הִשְׁחִ֥יתוּ (hiš·ḥî·ṯū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 7843: Perhaps to go to ruin

only what they wanted?
דַיָּֽם׃ (ḏay·yām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 1767: Sufficiency, enough


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