Nehemiah 5:4 Also there were those who said, "We have borrowed money for the king's tax on our fields and our vineyards.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Also there were those who said, "We have borrowed money for the king's tax on our fields and our vineyards.

King James Version

There were also that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tribute, and that upon our lands and vineyards.

Holman Bible

Still others were saying, "We have borrowed money to pay the king's tax on our fields and vineyards.

International Standard Version

Still others were saying "We've borrowed money against our fields and vineyards to pay the king's taxes.

A Conservative Version

There were also who said, We have borrowed money for the king's tribute [upon] our fields and our vineyards.

American Standard Version

There were also that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tribute upon our fields and our vineyards.

Amplified

Others said, We have borrowed money on our fields and vineyards to pay the [Persian] king's heavy tax.

Bible in Basic English

And there were others who said, We have given up our fields and our vine-gardens to get money for the king's taxes.

Darby Translation

And there were that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tribute upon our fields and vineyards;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And there were some that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tribute, and that upon our lands and vineyards.

Julia Smith Translation

And there are those saying, We borrowed silver for the king's tribute, our fields and our vineyards.

King James 2000

There were also those that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tax, and that upon our lands and vineyards.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And there were those who were saying, "We have borrowed money on our fields and our vineyards for the tax of the king.

Modern King James verseion

And some said, We have borrowed money on our lands and vineyards for the king's tax.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But some said, "Let us borrow money of the king's tribute for our lands and vineyards.

NET Bible

Then there were those who said, "We have borrowed money to pay our taxes to the king on our fields and our vineyards.

New Heart English Bible

There were also some who said, "We have borrowed money for the king's tribute using our fields and our vineyards as collateral.

The Emphasized Bible

And there were others who were saying, We have borrowed silver, for the king's tribute, - upon our lands and our vineyards.

Webster

There were also that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tribute, and that upon our lands and vineyards.

World English Bible

There were also some who said, "We have borrowed money for the king's tribute using our fields and our vineyards as collateral.

Youngs Literal Translation

And there are who are saying, 'We have borrowed money for the tribute of the king, on our fields, and our vineyards;

Interlinear

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

לוה 
Lavah 
Usage: 26

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

for the king's
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

מדּה 
Middah 
Usage: 55

שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

References

Context Readings

Nehemiah Deals With Strife

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. 5 "Now our flesh is like the flesh of our brothers, our children like their children Yet behold, we are forcing our sons and our daughters to be slaves, and some of our daughters are forced into bondage already, and we are helpless because our fields and vineyards belong to others."


Cross References

Ezra 4:13

"Now let it be known to the king, that if that city is rebuilt and the walls are finished, they will not pay tribute, custom or toll, and it will damage the revenue of the kings.

Ezra 4:20

that mighty kings have ruled over Jerusalem, governing all the provinces beyond the River, and that tribute, custom and toll were paid to them.

Deuteronomy 28:47-48

"Because you did not serve the LORD your God with joy and a glad heart, for the abundance of all things;

Joshua 16:10

But they did not drive out the Canaanites who lived in Gezer, so the Canaanites live in the midst of Ephraim to this day, and they became forced laborers.

1 Kings 9:21

their descendants who were left after them in the land whom the sons of Israel were unable to destroy utterly, from them Solomon levied forced laborers, even to this day.

Ezra 7:24

"We also inform you that it is not allowed to impose tax, tribute or toll on any of the priests, Levites, singers, doorkeepers, Nethinim or servants of this house of God.

Nehemiah 9:37

"Its abundant produce is for the kings Whom You have set over us because of our sins; They also rule over our bodies And over our cattle as they please, So we are in great distress.



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