Parallel Verses

World English Bible

nor to build houses for us to dwell in; neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor seed:

New American Standard Bible

nor to build ourselves houses to dwell in; and we do not have vineyard or field or seed.

King James Version

Nor to build houses for us to dwell in: neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor seed:

Holman Bible

We also have not built houses to live in and do not have vineyard, field, or seed.

International Standard Version

and have built no houses to live in. We don't have vineyards, fields, or seed.

A Conservative Version

nor to build houses for us to dwell in. Neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor seed,

American Standard Version

nor to build houses for us to dwell in; neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor seed:

Amplified

nor have we built ourselves houses to live in; nor do we have vineyards or fields or seed.

Bible in Basic English

Building no houses for ourselves, having no vine-gardens or fields or seed:

Darby Translation

and not to build houses for us to dwell in; neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor seed;

Julia Smith Translation

Not to build houses for our dwelling; and vineyard and field and seed shall not be to us.

King James 2000

Nor to build houses for us to dwell in: neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor seed:

Lexham Expanded Bible

and not to build houses [for] our living, and there is not vineyard, or field, or seed for us.

Modern King James verseion

nor to build houses for us to live in. Nor do we have vineyard, nor field, nor seed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Neither build we any house to dwell therein, we have also among us neither vineyards, nor corn land to sow:

NET Bible

We have not built any houses to live in. We do not own any vineyards, fields, or crops.

New Heart English Bible

nor to build houses for us to dwell in; neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor seed:

The Emphasized Bible

and not to bud houses for us to dwell in, - and so, vineyard or field or seed, have we none;

Webster

Nor to build houses for us to dwell in: neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor seed:

Youngs Literal Translation

nor to build houses for our dwelling; and vineyard, and field, and seed, we have none;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Nor to build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

for us to dwell in
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

כּרם 
Kerem 
Usage: 93

שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

God

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Faithfulness Of The Rechabites

8 We have obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, in all that he commanded us, to drink no wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons, or our daughters; 9 nor to build houses for us to dwell in; neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor seed: 10 but we have lived in tents, and have obeyed, and done according to all that Jonadab our father commanded us.


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:6

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Psalm 37:16

Better is a little that the righteous has, than the abundance of many wicked.

Jeremiah 35:7

neither shall you build house, nor sow seed, nor plant vineyard, nor have any; but all your days you shall dwell in tents; that you may live many days in the land in which you live.

Numbers 16:14

Moreover you haven't brought us into a land flowing with milk and honey, nor given us inheritance of fields and vineyards: will you put out the eyes of these men? We won't come up."

2 Kings 5:26

He said to him, "Didn't my heart go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and olive groves and vineyards, and sheep and cattle, and male servants and female servants?

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