Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 
Usage: 2011

us pulse
זרען זרע 
Zeroa` 
Usage: 2

to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

Context Readings

Daniel's Resolve

11 And Daniel will say to Melzar, whom the chief of the eunuchs appointed over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, 12 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. 13 And our aspects shall be seen before thee, and the aspect of the children eating the king's dainties: and according to what thou shalt see, do with thy servants.


Cross References

Daniel 1:16

And Melzar will be taking away their dainties, and the wine of their drinking, and he gave to them seed herbs.

Genesis 1:29-30

And God will say, Lo, I gave to you every green herb scattering seed which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree in which is the fruit of a tree scattering seed; to you it shall be for food.

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he will humble thee, and cause thee to hunger, and will give thee to eat manna which thou knewest not, and thy fathers knew not; so that he caused thee to know that upon bread only man shall not live, but upon all going out of the mouth of Jehovah shall man live.

Romans 14:2

One truly believes to eat all things: and he being weak eats vegetables.

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