Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But the man of God said to the king, “If you were to give me half your house I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water in this place.

King James Version

And the man of God said unto the king, If thou wilt give me half thine house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

Holman Bible

But the man of God replied, “If you were to give me half your house, I still wouldn’t go with you, and I wouldn’t eat bread or drink water in this place,

International Standard Version

But the man of God replied to the king, "Even if you were to offer me half of your house, I wouldn't go with you, and I'm sure not going to eat even a piece of bread or drink water in this place,

A Conservative Version

And the man of God said to the king, If thou will give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

American Standard Version

And the man of God said unto the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

Amplified

But the man of God said to the king, “Even if you were to give me half your house (wealth), I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water in this place.

Bible in Basic English

But the man of God said to the king, Even if you gave me half of all you have, I would not go in with you, and I would not take food or a drink of water in this place;

Darby Translation

And the man of God said to the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

Julia Smith Translation

And the man of God will say to the king, If thou wilt give to me half thy house I will not go with thee, and I will not eat bread and I will not drink water in this place:

King James 2000

And the man of God said unto the king, If you will give me half your house, I will not go in with you, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the man of God said to the king, "Even if you give to me half of your house I will not come with you, nor will I eat bread or drink water in this place,

Modern King James verseion

And the man of God said to the king, If you will give me half your house, I will not go in with you, nor will I eat bread nor drink water in this place.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the man of God answered the king, "If thou wouldest give me half thine house, I would not go with thee - neither would I eat meat or drink water in this place.

NET Bible

But the prophet said to the king, "Even if you were to give me half your possessions, I could not go with you and eat and drink in this place.

New Heart English Bible

The man of God said to the king, "Even if you gave me half of your house, I would not go in with you, neither would I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

The Emphasized Bible

But the man of God said unto the king - If thou wouldst give me the half of thy house, I would not go in with thee, - neither would I eat bread or drink water, in this place;

Webster

And the man of God said to the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

World English Bible

The man of God said to the king, "Even if you gave me half of your house, I would not go in with you, neither would I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

Youngs Literal Translation

And the man of God saith unto the king, 'If thou dost give to me the half of thine house, I do not go in with thee, nor do I eat bread, nor do I drink water, in this place;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

unto the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

If thou wilt give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

me half
חצי 
Chetsiy 
Usage: 125

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

I will not go in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

with thee, neither will I eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

References

American

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

A Man Of God Proclaims Judgment Against The False Altar

7 Then the king said to the man of God, “Come home with me and refresh yourself, and I will give you a reward.” 8 But the man of God said to the king, “If you were to give me half your house I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water in this place. 9 For so it was commanded me by the word of the Lord, saying, ‘You shall eat no bread, nor drink water, nor return by the way which you came.’”


Cross References

Numbers 22:18

Balaam replied to the servants of Balak, “Though Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not do anything, either small or great, contrary to the command of the Lord my God.

Numbers 24:13

‘Though Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not do anything contrary to the command of the Lord, either good or bad, of my own accord. What the Lord speaks, that I will speak’?

Exodus 5:3

Then they said, “The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Please, let us go a three days’ journey into the wilderness that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God, otherwise He will fall upon us with pestilence or with the sword.”

Exodus 5:6

So the same day Pharaoh commanded the taskmasters over the people and their foremen, saying,

Exodus 7:2

You shall speak all that I command you, and your brother Aaron shall speak to Pharaoh that he let the sons of Israel go out of his land.

1 Kings 13:16-17

He said, “I cannot return with you, nor go with you, nor will I eat bread or drink water with you in this place.

2 Kings 5:16

But he said, “As the Lord lives, before whom I stand, I will take nothing.” And he urged him to take it, but he refused.

2 Kings 5:26-27

Then he said to him, “Did not my heart go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money and to receive clothes and olive groves and vineyards and sheep and oxen and male and female servants?

Mark 6:11

Any place that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust off the soles of your feet for a testimony against them.”

Mark 6:23

And he swore to her, “Whatever you ask of me, I will give it to you; up to half of my kingdom.”

2 Corinthians 11:9-10

and when I was present with you and was in need, I was not a burden to anyone; for when the brethren came from Macedonia they fully supplied my need, and in everything I kept myself from being a burden to you, and will continue to do so.

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