Jeremiah 52:16

16 But Nebuzaradan left behind the rest of the poorest people of the land to work the vineyards and fields.

Jeremiah 52:16 in Other Translations

KJV
16 But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left certain of the poor of the land for vinedressers and for husbandmen.
ESV
16 But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left some of the poorest of the land to be vinedressers and plowmen.
NLT
16 But Nebuzaradan allowed some of the poorest people to stay behind to care for the vineyards and fields.
MSG
16 He left a few poor dirt farmers behind to tend the vineyards and what was left of the fields.
CSB
16 But some of the poor people of the land Nebuzaradan, the commander of the guards, left to be vinedressers and farmers.

Jeremiah 52:16 In-Context

14 The whole Babylonian army, under the commander of the imperial guard, broke down all the walls around Jerusalem.
15 Nebuzaradan the commander of the guard carried into exile some of the poorest people and those who remained in the city, along with the rest of the craftsmen and those who had deserted to the king of Babylon.
16 But Nebuzaradan left behind the rest of the poorest people of the land to work the vineyards and fields.
17 The Babylonians broke up the bronze pillars, the movable stands and the bronze Sea that were at the temple of the LORD and they carried all the bronze to Babylon.
18 They also took away the pots, shovels, wick trimmers, sprinkling bowls, dishes and all the bronze articles used in the temple service.

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