Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Nehemiah Deals With Strife

3 Some also there were that said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses, that we might buy grain, because of the famine. 4 There were also those that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tax, and that upon our lands and vineyards. 5 Yet now our flesh is as the flesh of our brethren, our children as their children: and, lo, we bring into bondage our sons and our daughters to be servants, and some of our daughters are brought unto bondage already: neither is it in our power to redeem them; for other men have our lands and vineyards.


Cross References

Ezra 4:13

Be it known now unto the king, that, if this city is built, and the walls set up again, then will they not pay toll, tribute, and custom, and so you shall impair the revenue of the kings.

Ezra 4:20

There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, who have ruled over all countries beyond the river; and toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.

Deuteronomy 28:47-48

Because you served not the LORD your God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things;

Joshua 16:10

And they drove not out the Canaanites that dwelt in Gezer: but the Canaanites dwell among the Ephraimites unto this day, and serve under forced labor.

1 Kings 9:21

Their children that were left after them in the land, whom the children of Israel also were not able utterly to destroy, of those did Solomon conscript for forced labor unto this day.

Ezra 7:24

Also we inform you, that concerning any of the priests and Levites, singers, gatekeepers, Nethinim, or servants of this house of God, it shall not be lawful to impose toll, tribute, or custom, upon them.

Nehemiah 9:37

And it yields much increase unto the kings whom you have set over us because of our sins: also they have dominion over our bodies, and over our cattle, at their pleasure, and we are in great distress.

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