Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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.

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 have ruled over us, A deliverer there is none from their hand. 9 With our lives we bring in our bread, Because of the sword of the wilderness. 10 Our skin as an oven hath been burning, Because of the raging of the famine.


Cross References

Jeremiah 40:9-12

And swear to them doth Gedaliah son of Ahikam, son of Shaphan, and to their men, saying, 'Be not afraid of serving the Chaldeans, abide in the land, and serve the king of Babylon, and it is well for you;

Judges 6:11

And the messenger of Jehovah cometh and sitteth under the oak which is in Ophrah, which is to Joash the Abi-Ezrite, and Gideon his son is beating out wheat in the wine-press, to remove it from the presence of the Midianites;

2 Samuel 23:17

and saith, 'Far be it from me, O Jehovah, to do this; is it the blood of the men who are going with their lives?' and he was not willing to drink it; these things did the three mighty ones.

Jeremiah 41:1-10

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

Jeremiah 41:18

from the presence of the Chaldeans, for they have been afraid of them, for Ishmael son of Nethaniah had smitten Gedaliah son of Ahikam, whom the king of Babylon had appointed over the land.

Jeremiah 42:14

saying, No; but the land of Egypt we enter, that we see no war, and the sound of a trumpet do not hear, and for bread be not hungry; and there do we dwell.

Jeremiah 42:16

then it hath come to pass, the sword that ye are afraid of, doth there overtake you, in the land of Egypt; and the hunger, because of which ye are sorrowful, doth there cleave after you in Egypt, and there ye die.

Ezekiel 4:16-17

And He saith unto me, 'Son of man, lo, I am breaking the staff of bread in Jerusalem, and they have eaten bread by weight and with fear; and water by measure and with astonishment, they do drink;

Ezekiel 12:18-19

'Son of man, thy bread in haste thou dost eat, and thy water with trembling and with fear thou dost drink;

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