to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications)
food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it) -- (shew-)bread, eat, food, fruit, loaf, meat, victuals.
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen -- + piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring).
for thou shalt find
to come forth to, i.e. appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e. find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present
it after many
abundance (in any respect) -- abundance(-antly), all, common (sort), excellent, great(-ly, -ness, number), huge, be increased, long, many, more in number, most, much, multitude, plenty(-ifully), very (age).
a day (as the warm hours),
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days.
King James Bible
Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Send your bread on the surface of the waters, for after many days you may find it.
International Standard Version
Spread your bread on the water— after a while you will find it.
Send your grain overseas, for after many days you will get a return.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Throw your bread on the surface of the water, because you will find it again after many days.
King James 2000 Bible
Cast your bread upon the waters: for you shall find it after many days.
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