Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.’”

King James Version

For so was it charged me by the word of the LORD, saying, Eat no bread, nor drink water, nor turn again by the same way that thou camest.

Holman Bible

for this is what I was commanded by the word of the Lord: ‘You must not eat bread or drink water or go back the way you came.’”

International Standard Version

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!'"

A Conservative Version

for so it was charged me by the word of LORD, saying, Thou shall eat no bread, nor drink water, neither return by the way that thou came.

American Standard Version

for so was it charged me by the word of Jehovah, saying, Thou shalt eat no bread, nor drink water, neither return by the way that thou camest.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

For so I was ordered by the word of the Lord, who said, You are not to take food or a drink of water, and you are not to go back the way you came.

Darby Translation

for so was it charged me by the word of Jehovah, saying, Thou shalt eat no bread, nor drink water, nor return by the way that thou shalt go.

Julia Smith Translation

For thus it was commanded me by the word of Jehovah, saying, Thou shalt not eat bread, and thou shalt not drink water, and thou shalt not turn back in the way which thou camest.

King James 2000

For so was it charged me by the word of the LORD, saying, Eat no bread, nor drink water, nor turn again by the same way that you came.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for the word of Yahweh has commanded me, saying, 'You shall not eat bread nor drink water, and you shall not return on the way that you came.'"

Modern King James verseion

For so was it commanded me by the Word of Jehovah, saying, Eat no bread nor drink water, nor return again by the same way that you came.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For so was it charged me, through the word of God and said to me, 'Eat no bread nor drink water nor turn again by the same way thou wentest."

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

for so was it commanded me by the word of the LORD, saying, 'You shall eat no bread, nor drink water, neither return by the way that you came.'"

The Emphasized Bible

for, so, he charged me, by the word of Yahweh, saying, Thou shalt not eat bread, nor shalt thou drink water, - neither shalt thou come back by the way thou wentest.

Webster

For so was it charged me by the word of the LORD, saying, Eat no bread, nor drink water, nor turn again by the same way that thou camest.

World English Bible

for so was it commanded me by the word of Yahweh, saying, 'You shall eat no bread, nor drink water, neither return by the way that you came.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

for so He commanded me by the word of Jehovah, saying, Thou dost not eat bread nor drink water, nor turn back in the way that thou hast come.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For so was it charged
צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

me by the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the Lord

Usage: 0

Eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

no bread
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

by the same way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

References

American

Easton

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

A Man Of God Proclaims Judgment Against The False Altar

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.’” 10 So he went another way and did not return by the way which he came to Bethel.


Cross References

Numbers 16:26

and he spoke to the congregation, saying, “Depart now from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing that belongs to them, or you will be swept away in all their sin.”

Deuteronomy 13:13-18

some worthless men have gone out from among you and have seduced the inhabitants of their city, saying, ‘Let us go and serve other gods’ (whom you have not known),

1 Samuel 15:22

Samuel said,
Has the Lord as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices
As in obeying the voice of the Lord?
Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice,
And to heed than the fat of rams.

1 Kings 13:1

Now behold, there came a man of God from Judah to Bethel by the word of the Lord, while Jeroboam was standing by the altar to burn incense.

1 Kings 13:21-22

and he cried to the man of God who came from Judah, saying, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Because you have disobeyed the command of the Lord, and have not observed the commandment which the Lord your God commanded you,

Job 23:12

“I have not departed from the command of His lips;
I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.

Psalm 141:4

Do not incline my heart to any evil thing,
To practice deeds of wickedness
With men who do iniquity;
And do not let me eat of their delicacies.

John 13:17

If you know these things, you are blessed if you do them.

John 15:9-10

Just as the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you; abide in My love.

John 15:14

You are My friends if you do what I command you.

Romans 16:17

Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.

1 Corinthians 5:11

But actually, I wrote to you not to associate with any so-called brother if he is an immoral person, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or a swindler—not even to eat with such a one.

Ephesians 5:11

Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even expose them;

2 John 1:10-11

If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting;

Revelation 18:4

I heard another voice from heaven, saying, “Come out of her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins and receive of her plagues;

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