Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

With our souls we shall bring our bread from the face 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.

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 ruled over us: none delivering from their hand. 9 With our souls we shall bring our bread from the face of the sword of the desert 10 Our skin was scorched as a furnace from the face of the violent heat of famine.


Cross References

Jeremiah 40:9-12

And Gedaliah son of Ahikam, son of Shaphan, will swear to them and to their men, saying, Ye shall not fear serving the Chaldeans: dwell in the land and serve the king of Babel, and it shall be well to you.

Judges 6:11

And a messenger of Jehovah will come and sit under an oak which is in Ophrah, which is to Joash, father of Ezri: and Gideon his son threshed wheat in the wine press to place in safety from the face of Midian.

2 Samuel 23:17

And he will say, Far be it to me, O Jehovah, my doing this the blood. of the men going with their souls: and he would not drink them. These did the three mighty.

Jeremiah 41:1-10

And it will be in the seventh month, came Ishmael son of Nethaniah son of Elishama, from the seed of the kingdom, and the chiefs of the king, and ten men with him, to Gedaliah son of Ahikam, to Mizpeh, and there will they eat bread together in Mizpeh.

Jeremiah 41:18

From the face of the Chaldean: for they were afraid from their face, because Ishmael son of Nethaniah, struck Gedaliah son of Ahikam, whom the king of Babel appointed over the land.

Jeremiah 42:14

Saying, No; for we will go to the land of Egppt where we shall not see war, and we shall not hear the voice of the trumpet, and for bread we shall not hunger: and there will we dwell.

Jeremiah 42:16

And it was the sword which ye were afraid of it, there it shall overtake you in the land of Egypt, and the famine which ye feared from it, shall cleave after you there in Egypt, and there shall ye die.

Ezekiel 4:16-17

And he will say to me, Son of man, behold me breaking the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they ate bread by weight and with fear; and they shall drink water by measure, and with astonishment

Ezekiel 12:18-19

Son of man, thou shalt eat thy bread with trembling, and thou shalt drink thy water with disquiet and with dread;

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