New Living Translation
He answered, "If the LORD doesn't help you, what can I do? I have neither food from the threshing floor nor wine from the press to give you."
King James Bible
And he said, If the LORD do not help thee, whence shall I help thee? out of the barnfloor, or out of the winepress?
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, If Jehovah do not help thee, whence should I help thee? Out of the threshing-floor, or out of the winepress?
World English Bible
He said, "If Yahweh doesn't help you, from where could I help you? From of the threshing floor, or from the winepress?"
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'Jehovah doth not save thee -- whence do I save thee? out of the threshing-floor, or out of the wine-vat?'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:27 Whence shall I help thee - Dost thou ask of me corn or wine, which I want for myself? If God does not, I cannot help thee. Creatures are helpless things without God. Every creature is all that, and only that which God makes it to be.
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When they arrived at the threshing floor of Atad, near the Jordan River, they held a very great and solemn memorial service, with a seven-day period of mourning for Joseph's father.
2 Kings 6:26
One day as the king of Israel was walking along the wall of the city, a woman called to him, "Please help me, my lord the king!"
2 Kings 6:28
But then the king asked, "What is the matter?" She replied, "This woman said to me: 'Come on, let's eat your son today, then we will eat my son tomorrow.'
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