Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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: 9 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. 10 So he went another way, and returned not by the way that he came to Beth-el.


Cross References

Numbers 16:26

And he spoke unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest you be consumed in all their sins.

Deuteronomy 13:13-18

Certain men, worthless fellows, are gone out from among you, and have drawn away the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which you have not known;

1 Samuel 15:22

And Samuel said, has the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.

1 Kings 13:1

And, behold, there came a man of God out of Judah by the word of the LORD unto Beth-el: and Jeroboam stood by the altar to burn incense.

1 Kings 13:21-22

And he cried unto the man of God that came from Judah, saying, Thus says the LORD, Because you have disobeyed the mouth of the LORD, and have not kept the commandment which the LORD your God commanded you,

Job 23:12

Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

Psalm 141:4

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practice wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their delicacies.

John 13:17

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

John 15:9-10

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you: continue you in my love.

John 15:14

You are my friends, if you do whatsoever I command you.

Romans 16:17

Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them who cause divisions and offenses contrary to the doctrine which you have learned; and avoid them.

1 Corinthians 5:11

But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such a one no not to eat.

Ephesians 5:11

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

2 John 1:10-11

If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:

Revelation 18:4

And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that you be not partakers of her sins, and that you receive not of her plagues.

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