Parallel Verses

Amplified

We get our bread at the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness [the wild Arabs, who may attack if we venture into the fields to reap our harvests].

New American Standard Bible

We get our bread at the risk of our lives Because of the sword in the wilderness.

King James Version

We gat our bread with the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.

Holman Bible

We secure our food at the risk of our lives
because of the sword in the wilderness.

International Standard Version

We risk our lives to obtain our food, facing death in the desert.

A Conservative Version

We get our bread at the peril of our lives, because of the sword of the wilderness.

American Standard Version

We get our bread at the peril of our lives, Because of the sword of the wilderness.

Bible in Basic English

We put our lives in danger to get our bread, because of the sword of the waste land.

Darby Translation

We have to get our bread at the risk of our lives, because of the sword of the wilderness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

We got our bread with the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.

Julia Smith Translation

With our souls we shall bring our bread from the face of the sword of the desert

King James 2000

We got our bread at the peril of our lives because of the sword in the wilderness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{We risk our life for food} because of the sword of the desert.

Modern King James verseion

We bring in our bread with our souls, because of the sword of the wilderness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We must get our living with the peril of our lives because of the drought of the wilderness.

NET Bible

At the risk of our lives we get our food because robbers lurk in the countryside.

New Heart English Bible

We get our bread at the peril of our lives, because of the sword in the wilderness.

The Emphasized Bible

At the risk of our life, do we bring in our bread, because of the sword of the desert.

Webster

We procured our bread with the peril of our lives, because of the sword of the wilderness.

World English Bible

We get our bread at the peril of our lives, Because of the sword of the wilderness.

Youngs Literal Translation

With our lives we bring in our bread, Because of the sword of the wilderness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
We gat

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

with the peril of our lives
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of the sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Request For Mercy

8 Servants and slaves rule over us; there is none to deliver us out of their hands. 9 We get our bread at the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness [the wild Arabs, who may attack if we venture into the fields to reap our harvests]. 10 Our skin glows and is parched as from [the heat of] an oven because of the burning heat of [the fever of] famine.


Cross References

Jeremiah 40:9-12

And Gedaliah son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, swore to them and their men, saying, Do not be afraid to serve the Chaldeans; dwell in [this] land and serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.

Judges 6:11

Now the Angel of the Lord came and sat under the oak (terebinth) at Ophrah, which belonged to Joash the Abiezrite, and his son Gideon was beating wheat in the winepress to hide it from the Midianites.

2 Samuel 23:17

And he said, Be it far from me, O Lord, to drink this. Is it not [the same as] the blood of the men who went at the risk of their lives? So he would not drink it. These things did the three mighty men.

Jeremiah 41:1-10

Now in the seventh month [of that year] Ishmael son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, of the royal descendants and one of the princes of the king, came [at the instigation of the Ammonites] with ten men to Gedaliah son of Ahikam in Mizpah. As they were eating a meal together there in Mizpah,

Jeremiah 41:18

Because of the Chaldeans; for they were afraid of them because Ishmael son of Nethaniah had slain Gedaliah son of Ahikam, whom the king of Babylon had made governor over the land [and whose death the king could avenge without much discrimination].

Jeremiah 42:14

Saying, No, but we will go to the land of Egypt, where we will not see war or hear the sound of the trumpet or be hungry for bread, and we will dwell there,

Jeremiah 42:16

Then the sword which you fear shall overtake you there in the land of Egypt, and the famine of which you are afraid shall follow close after you to Egypt and in it, and there you shall die.

Ezekiel 4:16-17

Moreover, He said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread [by which life is supported] in Jerusalem; and they shall eat bread rationed by weight and with fearfulness, and they shall drink water rationed by measure and with dismay (silent, speechless grief caused by the impending starvation),

Ezekiel 12:18-19

Son of man, eat your bread with shaking, and drink water with trembling and with fearfulness;

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