Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

We drank our water for silver; our wood will come for a price.

New American Standard Bible

We have to pay for our drinking water,
Our wood comes to us at a price.

King James Version

We have drunken our water for money; our wood is sold unto us.

Holman Bible

We must pay for the water we drink;
our wood comes at a price.

International Standard Version

We pay to drink our own water, and our own wood is sold to us at high price.

A Conservative Version

We have drunken our water for money. Our wood is sold to us.

American Standard Version

We have drunken our water for money; Our wood is sold unto us.

Amplified


We have to pay for our drinking water;
Our wood comes to us at a price.

Bible in Basic English

We give money for a drink of water, we get our wood for a price.

Darby Translation

Our water have we to drink for money, our wood cometh unto us for a price.

King James 2000

We have drunk our water at a price; our wood is sold unto us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{We pay for water with money}, our wood comes [to us] at a price.

Modern King James verseion

We have drunk our water for silver; our wood comes for a price.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We are fain to drink our own water for money, and our own wood must we buy with money.

NET Bible

We must pay money for our own water; we must buy our own wood at a steep price.

New Heart English Bible

We have to pay for a drink of water; our wood is sold to us.

The Emphasized Bible

Our water - for silver, have we drunk, our wood - for a price, cometh in.

Webster

We have drank our water for money; our wood is sold to us.

World English Bible

We have drunken our water for money; Our wood is sold to us.

Youngs Literal Translation

Our water for money we have drunk, Our wood for a price doth come.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

is sold

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

References

Easton

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Request For Mercy

3 We were orphans, no father; our mothers as widows. 4 We drank our water for silver; our wood will come for a price. 5 Upon our necks were we pursued: we labored and no rest to us.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:1

For behold, the Lord Jehovah of armies taking away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay, and the stay, all the stay of bread, and all the stay of water.

Deuteronomy 28:48

And thou servedst thine enemies which Jehovah shall send forth against thee in hunger and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things and he gave a yoke of iron upon thy neck till his destroying thee.

Ezekiel 4:9-17

And thou, take to thee wheat, and barley, and the bean, and lentiles, and millet, and spelt, and give them into one vessel, and make them to thee for bread, the number of days which thou didst lie upon thy side; three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat it

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