Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

Amplified


We get our bread at the risk of our lives
Because of the sword [of the Arabs] in the wilderness [who may attack if we go out to harvest the crop].

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.

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.

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 Slaves, have ruled over us, There is none to set free from their hand. 9 At the risk of our life, do we bring in our bread, because of the sword of the desert. 10 Our skin, as with a furnace, is scorched, because of the hot winds of famine.


Cross References

Jeremiah 40:9-12

Then Gedaliah son of Ahikam son of Shaphan swats unto them, and to their men saying, Do not be afraid of serving the Chaldeans, - dwell in the land and serve the king of Babylon that it may be well with you.

Judges 6:11

Then came the messenger of Yahweh, and sat down under the oak which was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash, the Abiezrite; and, Gideon his son, was beating out wheat in the winepress, to escape the notice of the Midianites;

2 Samuel 23:17

and said - Be it far from me, O Yahweh, that I should do this! is it not the blood of the men who went with their lives in their hands ? So he would not drink it. These things, did the three mighty men.

Jeremiah 41:1-10

And it came to pass in the seventh month, that Ishmael son of Nethaniah son of Elishama of the seed royal and chiefs of the king, and ten men with him, came in, unto Gedaliah son of Ahikam, at Mizpah, - and they did there eat bread together in Mizpah.

Jeremiah 41:18

because of the Chaldeans, for they were afraid of them, - because Ishmael son of Nethaniah had smitten Gedaliah son of Ahikam, whom the king of Babylon had set in charge over the land.

Jeremiah 42:14

saying, - No! for, into the land of Egypt, will we go, where we shall not see war, nor the sound of a horn, shall we hear, - nor for bread, shall we be famished, - there, then will we dwell

Jeremiah 42:16

then shall it come to pass that the sword which ye are fearing shall, there, overtake you, in the land of Egypt, - and the famine which ye are dreading, shall, there, lay fast hold of you, in Egypt, and, there, shall ye die.

Ezekiel 4:16-17

And he said unto me, Son of man Behold me! breaking the staff of bread in Jerusalem, So shall they eat bread by weight and with anxious care, And water by measure, and in astonishment, shall they drink:

Ezekiel 12:18-19

Son of man, Thy bread, with trembling, shalt thou eat, - And thy water, in agitation and in fear, shalt thou drink.

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