But the nations that bring their neck under the yoke of the
king of Babylon, and serve him
That at once, and readily, submit unto him, and pay him tribute: those will I let remain still in their own land, saith the Lord;
undisturbed by any other enemy; peaceably dwelling in their own habitations; following their occupations and business of life; and enjoying their substance and estates, only paying the tax imposed on them: and they shall till it, and dwell therein;
manure and cultivate it, and gather and eat the fruit of it, and continue to do so, they and their posterity after them.