Deuteronomy 2:6
New International Version
You are to pay them in silver for the food you eat and the water you drink.’”

New Living Translation
If you need food to eat or water to drink, pay them for it.

English Standard Version
You shall purchase food from them with money, that you may eat, and you shall also buy water from them with money, that you may drink.

Berean Study Bible
You are to pay them in silver for the food you eat and the water you drink.’ ”

King James Bible
Ye shall buy meat of them for money, that ye may eat; and ye shall also buy water of them for money, that ye may drink.

New King James Version
You shall buy food from them with money, that you may eat; and you shall also buy water from them with money, that you may drink.

New American Standard Bible
You are to buy food from them with money so that you may eat, and you shall also purchase water from them with money so that you may drink.

NASB 1995
“You shall buy food from them with money so that you may eat, and you shall also purchase water from them with money so that you may drink.

NASB 1977
“You shall buy food from them with money so that you may eat, and you shall also purchase water from them with money so that you may drink.

Amplified Bible
You shall buy food from them with money so that you may [have something to] eat, and you shall also buy water from them with money so that you may [have something to] drink.

Christian Standard Bible
You may purchase food from them, so that you may eat, and buy water from them to drink.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You may purchase food from them with silver, so that you may eat, and buy water from them to drink.

American Standard Version
Ye shall purchase food of them for money, that ye may eat; and ye shall also buy water of them for money, that ye may drink.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Buy produce from them with silver and eat, also buy water from them with silver and drink.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Buy food of them for money and eat, and ye shall receive water of them by measure for money, and drink.

Contemporary English Version
And as you go through their land, you will have to buy food and water from them."

Douay-Rheims Bible
You shall buy meats of them for money and shall eat: you shall draw waters for money, and shall drink.

English Revised Version
Ye shall purchase food of them for money, that ye may eat; and ye shall also buy water of them for money, that ye may drink.

Good News Translation
You may buy food and water from them.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You must pay them in silver for the food you eat and the water you drink.'"

International Standard Version
You may buy food to eat and water to drink from them, paying with cash."'

JPS Tanakh 1917
Ye shall purchase food of them for money, that ye may eat; and ye shall also buy water of them for money, that ye may drink.

Literal Standard Version
You buy food from them with money, and have eaten; and you also buy water from them with money, and have drunk.

NET Bible
You may purchase food to eat and water to drink from them.

New Heart English Bible
You shall purchase food of them for money, that you may eat; and you shall also buy water of them for money, that you may drink.'"

World English Bible
You shall purchase food of them for money, that you may eat; and you shall also buy water of them for money, that you may drink.'"

Young's Literal Translation
'Food ye buy from them with money, and have eaten; and also water ye buy from them with money, and have drunk,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Wanderings in the Wilderness
5Do not provoke them, for I will not give you any of their land, not even a footprint, because I have given Mount Seir to Esau as his possession. 6You are to pay them in silver for the food you eat and the water you drink.’” 7Indeed, the LORD your God has blessed you in all the work of your hands. He has watched over your journey through this vast wilderness. The LORD your God has been with you these forty years, and you have lacked nothing.…

Cross References
Numbers 20:19
"We will stay on the main road," the Israelites replied, "and if we or our herds drink your water, we will pay for it. There will be no problem; only let us pass through on foot."

Deuteronomy 2:5
Do not provoke them, for I will not give you any of their land, not even a footprint, because I have given Mount Seir to Esau as his possession.

Deuteronomy 2:7
Indeed, the LORD your God has blessed you in all the work of your hands. He has watched over your journey through this vast wilderness. The LORD your God has been with you these forty years, and you have lacked nothing.


Treasury of Scripture

You shall buy meat of them for money, that you may eat; and you shall also buy water of them for money, that you may drink.

Deuteronomy 2:28,29
Thou shalt sell me meat for money, that I may eat; and give me water for money, that I may drink: only I will pass through on my feet; …

Numbers 20:19
And the children of Israel said unto him, We will go by the high way: and if I and my cattle drink of thy water, then I will pay for it: I will only, without doing any thing else, go through on my feet.

Matthew 7:12
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.









(6) Ye shall buy meat . . . and . . . water.--Comp. Genesis 14:23, "Lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich," and Deuteronomy 15:1, "I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward."



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You are to pay
תִּשְׁבְּר֧וּ (tiš·bə·rū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 7666: To deal in grain

them
מֵֽאִתָּ֛ם (mê·’it·tām)
Preposition-m | Direct object marker | third person masculine plural
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

in silver
בַּכֶּ֖סֶף (bak·ke·sep̄)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3701: Silver, money

for the food
אֹ֣כֶל (’ō·ḵel)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 400: Food

you eat
וַאֲכַלְתֶּ֑ם (wa·’ă·ḵal·tem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 398: To eat

and
וְגַם־ (wə·ḡam-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

the water
מַ֜יִם (ma·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen

you drink.’”
וּשְׁתִיתֶֽם׃ (ū·šə·ṯî·ṯem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 8354: To imbibe


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