New Living Translation
We hunt for food at the risk of our lives, for violence rules the countryside.
King James Bible
We gat our bread with the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.
Darby Bible Translation
We have to get our bread at the risk 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.
Young's Literal Translation
With our lives we bring in our bread, Because of the sword of the wilderness.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:9 The sword - The enemies lay encamped in all the plains, so that they could stir out no way but the sword of the Chaldeans was upon them.
Gedaliah vowed to them that the Babylonians meant them no harm. "Don't be afraid to serve them. Live in the land and serve the king of Babylon, and all will go well for you," he promised.
"Son of man, tremble as you eat your food. Shake with fear as you drink your water.
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