New American Standard Bible
He gave also their crops to the grasshopper And the product of their labor to the locust.
King James Bible
He gave also their increase unto the caterpiller, and their labour unto the locust.
Darby Bible Translation
And he gave their increase unto the caterpillar, and their labour unto the locust;
World English Bible
He gave also their increase to the caterpillar, and their labor to the locust.
Young's Literal Translation
And giveth to the caterpillar their increase, And their labour to the locust.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He gave also their increase unto the caterpillar - The increase or the produce of their fields. Exodus 10:12-14. The word חסיל châsı̂yl - is supposed to denote a species of locust rather than the caterpillar. It literally means the devourer. In our version, however, it is uniformly rendered caterpillar as here; 1 Kings 8:37; 2 Chronicles 6:28; Isaiah 33:4; Joel 1:4; Joel 2:25. It occurs nowhere else.
And their labor unto the locust - The fruit of their labor; the harvests in their fields.
Among such sins of the first table is that described in our text. It is consequently one of the masterpieces of iniquity, and we shall do well to purge ourselves of it. It is full of evil to ourselves, and is calculated to dishonor both God and man, therefore let us be in earnest to cut it up both root and branch. I think we have all been guilty of this in our measure; and we are not free from it even to this day. Whether we be saints or sinners, we may stand here and make our humble confession that …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859
"The Sun of Righteousness"
A Jealous God
So Moses stretched out his staff over the land of Egypt, and the LORD directed an east wind on the land all that day and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.
The locusts came up over all the land of Egypt and settled in all the territory of Egypt; they were very numerous. There had never been so many locusts, nor would there be so many again.
1 Kings 8:37
"If there is famine in the land, if there is pestilence, if there is blight or mildew, locust or grasshopper, if their enemy besieges them in the land of their cities, whatever plague, whatever sickness there is,
He spoke, and locusts came, And young locusts, even without number,
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