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Jeremiah 41:8

    Jeremiah 41:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But ten men were found among them that said to Ishmael, Slay us not: for we have treasures in the field, of wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of honey. So he declined, and slew them not among their brothers.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But ten men were found among them that said unto Ishmael, Slay us not; for we have stores hidden in the field, of wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of honey. So he forbare, and slew them not among their brethren.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But there were ten men among them who said to Ishmael, Do not put us to death, for we have secret stores, in the country, of grain and oil and honey. So he did not put them to death with their countrymen.

    Webster's Revision

    But ten men were found among them that said unto Ishmael, Slay us not; for we have stores hidden in the field, of wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of honey. So he forbare, and slew them not among their brethren.

    World English Bible

    But ten men were found among those who said to Ishmael, Don't kill us; for we have stores hidden in the field, of wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of honey. So he stopped, and didn't kill them among their brothers.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But ten men were found among them that said unto Ishmael, Slay us not: for we have stores hidden in the field, of wheat, and of barley, and of oil, and of honey. So he forbare, and slew them not among their brethren.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 41:8

    Treasures - Hidden stores; which would be of great value to Ishmael in his retreat back to Baalis.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 41:8

    41:8 He forebare - His covetousness prevailed over his cruelty.