Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Now therefore, you are cursed, and you shall never cease being slaves, both hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God."

King James Version

Now therefore ye are cursed, and there shall none of you be freed from being bondmen, and hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.

Holman Bible

Therefore you are cursed and will always be slaves—woodcutters and water carriers for the house of my God.”

International Standard Version

Now therefore you are under a curse. Some of you will always be slaves, wood cutters, and water carriers for the house of my God."

A Conservative Version

Now therefore ye are cursed, and there shall never fail to be bondmen of you, both hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.

American Standard Version

Now therefore ye are cursed, and there shall never fail to be of you bondmen, both hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.

Amplified

Now therefore you are cursed, and of you there shall always be slaves, hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.

Bible in Basic English

Now because of this you are cursed, and you will for ever be our servants, cutting wood and getting water for the house of my God.

Darby Translation

And now ye are cursed, and ye shall never cease to be bondmen, and hewers of wood, and drawers of water for the house of my God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now, therefore, ye are cursed, and ye shall always be slaves and hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.

Julia Smith Translation

And now ye are cursed, and there shall not be cut off from you to serve, and hewing wood and drawing water for the house of my God.

King James 2000

Now therefore you are cursed, and there shall none of you be freed from being slaves, and hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore you [are] cursed; some of you will always be slaves as woodcutters and water carriers for the house of my God."

Modern King James verseion

And now you are cursed, and there shall none of you be freed from being slaves and woodcutters and drawers of water for the house of my God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And now therefore cursed be you, and there shall not cease to be of you, bondmen and hewers of wood and drawers of water unto the house of my God."

NET Bible

Now you are condemned to perpetual servitude as woodcutters and water carriers for the house of my God."

New Heart English Bible

Now therefore you are cursed, and some of you will never fail to be bondservants, both wood cutters and drawers of water for the house of my God."

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, accursed, ye are, - and ye shall not cease to be in bond-service as hewers of wood and drawers of water, for the house of my God.

Webster

Now therefore ye are cursed, and there shall none of you be freed from being bond-men, and hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.

World English Bible

Now therefore you are cursed, and some of you will never fail to be bondservants, both wood cutters and drawers of water for the house of my God."

Youngs Literal Translation

and now, cursed are ye, and none of you is cut off from being a servant, even hewers of wood and drawers of water, for the house of my God.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

and there shall none of you be freed
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

and hewers
חטב 
Chatab 
Usage: 9

of wood
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

and drawers
שׁאב 
Sha'ab 
Usage: 19

for the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

Context Readings

Gibeon's Deception Discovered

22 Then Joshua called for them and spoke to them, saying, "Why have you deceived us, saying, 'We are very far from you,' when you are living within our land? 23 "Now therefore, you are cursed, and you shall never cease being slaves, both hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God." 24 So they answered Joshua and said, "Because it was certainly told your servants that the LORD your God had commanded His servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land before you; therefore we feared greatly for our lives because of you, and have done this thing.



Cross References

Joshua 9:21

The leaders said to them, "Let them live." So they became hewers of wood and drawers of water for the whole congregation, just as the leaders had spoken to them.

Joshua 9:27

But Joshua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water for the congregation and for the altar of the LORD, to this day, in the place which He would choose.

Genesis 9:25-26

So he said, "Cursed be Canaan; A servant of servants He shall be to his brothers."

Leviticus 27:28-29

'Nevertheless, anything which a man sets apart to the LORD out of all that he has, of man or animal or of the fields of his own property, shall not be sold or redeemed. Anything devoted to destruction is most holy to the LORD.

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