和合本
首領又對會眾說:「要容他們活著。」於是他們為全會眾作了劈柴挑水的人,正如首領對他們所說的話。

New International Version
They continued, "Let them live, but let them be woodcutters and water carriers in the service of the whole assembly." So the leaders' promise to them was kept.

King James Version
And the princes said unto them, Let them live; but let them be hewers of wood and drawers of water unto all the congregation; as the princes had promised them.

English Revised Version
And the princes said unto them, Let them live: so they became hewers of wood and drawers of water unto all the congregation; as the princes had spoken unto them.

Updated King James Version
And the princes said unto them, Let them live; but let them be hewers of wood and drawers of water unto all the congregation; as the princes had promised them.

Authorized King James Version Pure Cambridge Edition
And the princes said unto them, Let them live; but let them be hewers of wood and drawers of water unto all the congregation; as the princes had promised them.

American Standard Version
And the princes said unto them, Let them live: so they became hewers of wood and drawers of water unto all the congregation, as the princes had spoken unto them.

Young's Literal Translation
And the princes say unto them, `They live, and are hewers of wood and drawers of water for all the company, as the princes spake to them.'

Bible in Basic English
Keep them living, and let them be servants, cutting wood and getting water for all the people. And all the people did as the chiefs had said to them.

World English Bible
The princes said to them, Let them live: so they became wood cutters and drawers of water to all the congregation, as the princes had spoken to them.

English Standard Version
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New English Translation
The leaders then added, "Let them live." So they became woodcutters and water carriers for the whole community, as the leaders had decided.

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