Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

for a word is unto me by the word of Jehovah, Thou dost not eat bread nor drink there water, thou dost not turn back to go in the way in which thou camest.'

New American Standard Bible

For a command came to me by the word of the Lord, ‘You shall eat no bread, nor drink water there; do not return by going the way which you came.’”

King James Version

For it was said to me by the word of the LORD, Thou shalt eat no bread nor drink water there, nor turn again to go by the way that thou camest.

Holman Bible

for a message came to me by the word of the Lord: ‘You must not eat bread or drink water there or go back by the way you came.’”

International Standard Version

because I've been given a command in the form of this message from the LORD: "You are to eat no food, drink no water, and do not return to Judah by traveling the way by which you go there.'"

A Conservative Version

for it was said to me by the word of LORD, Thou shall eat no bread nor drink water there, nor turn again to go by the way that thou came.

American Standard Version

for it was said to me by the word of Jehovah, Thou shalt eat no bread nor drink water there, nor turn again to go by the way that thou camest.

Amplified

For I was told by the word of the Lord, ‘You shall not eat bread nor drink water there, nor shall you return by going the way that you came.’”

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord said to me, You are not to take food or water there, or go back again by the way you came.

Darby Translation

For it was said to me by the word of Jehovah, Thou shalt eat no bread nor drink water there, nor turn again to go by the way that thou wentest.

Julia Smith Translation

For it was spoken to me by the word of Jehovah, Thou shalt not eat bread and thou shalt not drink water there, thou shalt not turn back to go in the way which thou wentest in it

King James 2000

For it was said to me by the word of the LORD, You shall eat no bread nor drink water there, nor turn again to go by the way that you came.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For a word [came] to me by the word of Yahweh, 'You shall not eat food, nor shall you drink water there. You shall not return to go by the way that you came.'"

Modern King James verseion

For a word was to me by the Word of Jehovah, You shall eat no bread nor drink water there, nor turn again to go by the way that you came.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it was said to me by the commandment of the LORD, 'Eat no bread nor drink water in this place, nor turn again by the way thou wentest.'"

NET Bible

For the Lord gave me strict orders, 'Do not eat or drink there; do not go back the way you came.'"

New Heart English Bible

For it was said to me by the word of the LORD, 'You shall eat no bread nor drink water there, nor turn again to go by the way that you came.'"

The Emphasized Bible

for there came a message unto me by the word of Yahweh, Thou shalt neither eat bread, nor drink water there, - thou shalt not turn back to come by the way by which thou wentest.

Webster

For it was said to me by the word of the LORD, Thou shalt eat no bread nor drink water there, nor turn again to go by the way that thou camest.

World English Bible

For it was said to me by the word of Yahweh, 'You shall eat no bread nor drink water there, nor turn again to go by the way that you came.'"

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For it was said
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

to me by the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the Lord

Usage: 0

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

no bread
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

to go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

by the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

References

American

Morish

Context Readings

The Man Of God Disobeys

16 And he saith, 'I am not able to turn back with thee, and to go in with thee, nor do I eat bread or drink with thee water in this place, 17 for a word is unto me by the word of Jehovah, Thou dost not eat bread nor drink there water, thou dost not turn back to go in the way in which thou camest.' 18 And he saith to him, 'I also am a prophet like thee, and a messenger spake unto me by the word of Jehovah, saying, Bring him back with thee unto thy house, and he doth eat bread and drink water;' -- he hath lied to him.


Cross References

1 Kings 20:35

And a certain man of the sons of the prophets said unto his neighbour by the word of Jehovah, 'Smite me, I pray thee;' and the man refuseth to smite him,

1 Thessalonians 4:15

for this to you we say in the word of the Lord, that we who are living -- who do remain over to the presence of the Lord -- may not precede those asleep,

1 Kings 13:1

And lo, a man of God hath come from Judah, by the word of Jehovah, unto Beth-El, and Jeroboam is standing by the altar -- to make perfume;

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