Nehemiah 5:3 There were others who said, "We are mortgaging our fields, our vineyards and our houses that we might get grain because of the famine."


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

There were others who said, "We are mortgaging our fields, our vineyards and our houses that we might get grain because of the famine."

King James Version

Some also there were that said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses, that we might buy corn, because of the dearth.

Holman Bible

Others were saying, "We are mortgaging our fields, vineyards, and homes to get grain during the famine."

International Standard Version

Others were saying, "We're having to mortgage our fields, our vineyards, and our homes so we can buy grain during this famine."

A Conservative Version

There were some also who said, We are mortgaging our fields, and our vineyards, and our houses. Let us get grain because of the dearth.

American Standard Version

Some also there were that said, We are mortgaging our fields, and our vineyards, and our houses: let us get grain, because of the dearth.

Amplified

Also some said, We are mortgaging our lands, vineyards, and houses to buy grain because of the scarcity.

Bible in Basic English

And there were some who said, We are giving our fields and our vine-gardens and our houses for debt: let us get grain because we are in need.

Darby Translation

And there were that said, We have had to pledge our fields, and our vineyards, and our houses, that we might procure corn in the dearth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

There were also some that said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses, that we might buy grain because of the famine.

Julia Smith Translation

And there are those saying, Our fields and our vineyards and our houses we pledge, and we will take grain in the famine.

King James 2000

Some also there were that said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses, that we might buy grain, because of the famine.

Lexham Expanded Bible

There were also those saying, "We have pledged our fields and our vineyards and our houses so that we can get grain in the famine."

Modern King James verseion

Some also said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses. Let us buy grain because of the famine.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Some said, "Let us set our lands, vineyards, and houses, to pledge, and take up corn in the dearth."

NET Bible

There were others who said, "We are putting up our fields, our vineyards, and our houses as collateral in order to obtain grain during the famine."

New Heart English Bible

Some also there were that said, "We are mortgaging our fields, and our vineyards, and our houses. Let us get grain, because of the famine."

The Emphasized Bible

And there were some who were saying, Our fields and our vineyards and our houses, are we pledging, - -that we may obtain corn in the dearth.

Webster

Some also there were that said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses, that we might buy corn, because of the dearth.

World English Bible

Some also there were that said, "We are mortgaging our fields, and our vineyards, and our houses. Let us get grain, because of the famine."

Youngs Literal Translation

And there are who are saying, 'Our fields, and our vineyards, and our houses, we are pledging, and we receive corn for the famine.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

כּרם 
Kerem 
Usage: 93

and houses
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

דּגן 
Dagan 
Usage: 40

Context Readings

Nehemiah Deals With Strife

2 For there were those who said, "We, our sons and our daughters are many; therefore let us get grain that we may eat and live." 3 There were others who said, "We are mortgaging our fields, our vineyards and our houses that we might get grain because of the famine." 4 Also there were those who said, "We have borrowed money for the king's tax on our fields and our vineyards.


Cross References

Genesis 47:15-25

When the money was all spent in the land of Egypt and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came to Joseph and said, "Give us food, for why should we die in your presence? For our money is gone."

Leviticus 25:35-39

'Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.

Deuteronomy 15:7

"If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;

Malachi 3:8-11

"Will a man rob God? Yet you are robbing Me! But you say, 'How have we robbed You?' In tithes and offerings.



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