Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Please test your servants for ten days, and let us be given some vegetables to eat and water to drink.

King James Version

Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink.

Holman Bible

"Please test your servants for 10 days. Let us be given vegetables to eat and water to drink.

International Standard Version

"Please test your servants for ten days and let us be given vegetables to eat and water to drink.

A Conservative Version

Test thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days, and let them give us vegetables to eat, and water to drink.

American Standard Version

Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink.

Amplified

Prove your servants, I beseech you, for ten days and let us be given a vegetable diet and water to drink.

Bible in Basic English

Put your servants to the test for ten days; let them give us grain for our food and water for our drink.

Darby Translation

Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Prove, now, with thy slaves ten days, and let them give us vegetables to eat and water to drink.

Julia Smith Translation

Prove now thy servants, ten days; and they shall give to us from seed herbs, and we will eat, and water, and we will drink.

King James 2000

Test your servants, I beseech you, ten days; and let them give us vegetables to eat, and water to drink.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Please test your servants [for] ten days, and let them give us {some of the vegetables}, and let us eat and let us drink water.

Modern King James verseion

I beg you, try your servants ten days. And let them give us vegetables to eat and water to drink.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"O prove but ten days with thy servants, and let us have pottage to eat, and water to drink:

NET Bible

"Please test your servants for ten days by providing us with some vegetables to eat and water to drink.

New Heart English Bible

"Test your servants for ten days; and let them give us vegetables to eat, and water to drink.

The Emphasized Bible

I pray thee - prove thy servants, ten days, - and let them give us vegetable food, that we may eat, and water that we may drink:

Webster

Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink.

World English Bible

Test your servants, I beg you, ten days; and let them give us vegetables to eat, and water to drink.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Try, I pray thee, thy servants, ten days; and they give to us of the vegetables, and we eat, and water, and we drink;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נסה 
Nacah 
Usage: 36

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

עשׂרה עשׂר 
`eser 
Usage: 174

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and let them give
נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

us pulse
זרען זרע 
Zeroa` 
Usage: 2

to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

and water
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581

Context Readings

Daniel's Resolve

11 But Daniel said to the overseer whom the commander of the officials had appointed over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah, 12 "Please test your servants for ten days, and let us be given some vegetables to eat and water to drink. 13 "Then let our appearance be observed in your presence and the appearance of the youths who are eating the king's choice food; and deal with your servants according to what you see."


Cross References

Daniel 1:16

So the overseer continued to withhold their choice food and the wine they were to drink, and kept giving them vegetables.

Genesis 1:29-30

Then God said, "Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;

Deuteronomy 8:3

"He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD.

Romans 14:2

One person has faith that he may eat all things, but he who is weak eats vegetables only.



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