Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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 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.

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 Orphans we have been -- without a father, our mothers are as widows. 4 Our water for money we have drunk, Our wood for a price doth come. 5 For our neck we have been pursued, We have laboured -- there hath been no rest for us.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:1

For, lo, the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, Is turning aside from Jerusalem, And from Judah, stay and staff, Every stay of bread, and every stay of water.

Deuteronomy 28:48

thou hast served thine enemies, whom Jehovah sendeth against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in lack of all things; and he hath put a yoke of iron on thy neck, till He hath destroyed thee.

Ezekiel 4:9-17

And thou, take to thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and spelt, and thou hast put them in one vessel, and made them to thee for bread; the number of the days that thou art lying on thy side -- three hundred and ninety days -- thou dost eat it.

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