Compare Translations for Lamentations 5:4

4 We drink our own water—but for a price; we gather our own wood—but pay for it.
4 We drink our own water—but for a price; we gather our own wood—but pay for it.
4 Our water have we to drink for money, our wood cometh unto us for a price.
4 We must pay for the water we drink; we must buy the wood we need for fuel.
4 We have to pay to drink our own water. We have to pay to chop our own wood.
4 We have to pay to drink our own water. Even our firewood comes at a price.
4 Nous buvons notre eau à prix d'argent; c'est contre paiement que nous vient notre bois.
4 We drank our water for money, we bought our wood for silver. (We must buy our water to drink with money, and we must buy our wood to burn with silver.)

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