Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

Julia Smith Translation

We drank our water for silver; our wood will come 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 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 are orphans and fatherless; our mothers are as widows. 4 We have drunk our water for silver; our wood comes for a price. 5 We are pursued on our necks; we grow weary; rest is not given to us.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:1

For behold, the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, takes away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, the whole stay of bread and the whole stay of water,

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore you shall serve your enemies which Jehovah shall send against you, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in the lack of all things. And he shall put a yoke of iron on your neck until he has destroyed you.

Ezekiel 4:9-17

Take also to yourself wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and spelt, and put them in one vessel, and make bread of them for yourself. According to the number of the days that you shall lie on your side, three hundred and ninety days, you shall eat of it.

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