2 Kings 25:12

12 But the commander left behind some of the poorest people of the land to work the vineyards and fields.

Read 2 Kings 25:12 Using Other Translations

But the captain of the guard left of the poor of the land to be vinedressers and husbandmen.
But the captain of the guard left some of the poorest of the land to be vinedressers and plowmen.
But the captain of the guard allowed some of the poorest people to stay behind to care for the vineyards and fields.

What does 2 Kings 25:12 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Kings 25:12

(See Gill on 2 Kings 25:8)

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