וַעֲשָׂרָ֨ה אֲנָשִׁ֜ים נִמְצְאוּ־ בָ֗ם וַיֹּאמְר֤וּ אֶל־ יִשְׁמָעֵאל֙ אַל־ תְּמִתֵ֔נוּ כִּֽי־ יֶשׁ־ לָ֤נוּ מַטְמֹנִים֙ בַּשָּׂדֶ֔ה חִטִּ֥ים וּשְׂעֹרִ֖ים וְשֶׁ֣מֶן וּדְבָ֑שׁ וַיֶּחְדַּ֕ל וְלֹ֥א הֱמִיתָ֖ם בְּתֹ֥וךְ אֲחֵיהֶֽם׃
KJV with Strong's
But ten men were found among them that said unto Ishmael Slay us not for we have treasures in the field of wheat and of barley and of oil and of honey So he forbare and slew them not among their brethren
ירמיה 41:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַעֲשָׂרָ֨ה אֲנָשִׁ֜ים נִמְצְאוּ־בָ֗ם וַיֹּאמְר֤וּ אֶל־יִשְׁמָעֵאל֙ אַל־תְּמִתֵ֔נוּ כִּֽי־יֶשׁ־לָ֤נוּ מַטְמֹנִים֙ בַּשָּׂדֶ֔ה חִטִּ֥ים וּשְׂעֹרִ֖ים וְשֶׁ֣מֶן וּדְבָ֑שׁ וַיֶּחְדַּ֕ל וְלֹ֥א הֱמִיתָ֖ם בְּתֹ֥וךְ אֲחֵיהֶֽם׃
ירמיה 41:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
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ירמיה 41:8 Hebrew Bible
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
But ten men who were found among them said to Ishmael, "Do not put us to death; for we have stores of wheat, barley, oil and honey hidden in the field." So he refrained and did not put them to death along with their companions.
King James Bible
But ten men were found among them that said unto Ishmael, Slay us not: for we have treasures in the field, of wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of honey. So he forbare, and slew them not among their brethren.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
However, there were 10 men among them who said to Ishmael, "Don't kill us, for we have hidden treasure in the field--wheat, barley, oil, and honey!" So he stopped and did not kill them along with their companions.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
treasures. These treasures hid in the field were doubtless laid up in subterranean pits, similar to the mattamores in Barbary, in which, Dr. Shaw informs us, they deposit the grain when winnowed; two or three hundred of them being sometimes together, and the smallest holding four hundred bushels. The same mode of keeping corn prevails in Syria and the holy land.
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