We must buy the water we drink; our wood can be had only at a price.
We have to pay for our drinking water, Our wood comes to us at a price.
We have to pay for water to drink, and even firewood is expensive.
We have to pay to drink our own water. Even our firewood comes at a price.
We give money for a drink of water, we get our wood for a price.
We must pay for the water we drink; the wood we get must be bought.
We pay for the water we drink, And our wood comes at a price.
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1 tn Heb “silver.” The term “silver” is a synecdoche of species (= silver) for general (= money).
2 tn Heb “We drink our water for silver.”
3 tn Heb “our wood comes for a price.”