Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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

And the man of God said to the king, If you give me half your house, I will not go in with you, and I will not 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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But 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,

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

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Watsons

Context Readings

A Man Of God Proclaims Judgment Against The False Altar

7 So the king told the man of God, "Come back to my palace and rest a while. I'd like to give you a reward." 8 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, 9 because the LORD commanded me specifically, "You are not to eat bread, drink water, or return by the way that you came to arrive here!'"


Cross References

Numbers 22:18

Balaam responded to Balak's entourage by saying, "Even if Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I won't double-cross the command of the LORD my God in even the slightest way.

Numbers 24:13

"Even if Balak gives me his palace full of silver and gold, I won't double-cross the command of the LORD and do anything whether good or evil on my own initiative, because I'm going to say whatever the LORD says.'

Exodus 5:3

Then they said, "The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Please let us go a three-day journey into the desert to offer sacrifices to the LORD our God so he does not strike us with pestilence or sword."

Exodus 5:6

That day Pharaoh ordered the taskmasters of the people and their officials,

Exodus 7:2

You are to speak everything that I've commanded you, and then your brother Aaron will speak to Pharaoh, telling him to let the Israelis go out of his land.

1 Kings 13:16-17

But he replied, "I can't go back with you to your home, be in your company, or even eat food or drink water with you in this place,

2 Kings 5:16

But Elisha replied, "As the LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will not receive anything from you." Though Naaman urged him to take it, Elisha declined.

2 Kings 5:26-27

But Elisha responded, "Didn't my heart break as the man was turning from his chariot to greet you? Is now the time to receive money? To receive clothes? And olive groves, vineyards, sheep, oxen, servants, or female attendants?

Mark 6:11

If any place will not welcome you and the people refuse to listen to you, when you leave, shake its dust off your feet as a testimony against them."

Mark 6:23

He swore with an oath to her, "I'll give you anything you ask for, up to half of my kingdom."

2 Corinthians 11:9-10

When I was with you and needed something, I did not bother any of you, because our brothers who came from Macedonia supplied everything I needed. I kept myself from being a burden to you in any way, and I will continue to do so.

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