Parallel Verses

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.'

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.'"

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 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; 9 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.' 10 And he goeth on in another way, and hath not turned back in the way in which he came in unto Beth-El.


Cross References

Numbers 16:26

and he speaketh unto the company, saying, 'Turn aside, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and come not against anything that they have, lest ye be consumed in all their sins.'

Deuteronomy 13:13-18

Men, sons of worthlessness, have gone out of thy midst, and they force away the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known --

1 Samuel 15:22

And Samuel saith, 'Hath Jehovah had delight in burnt-offerings and sacrifices as in hearkening to the voice of Jehovah? lo, hearkening than sacrifice is better; to give attention than fat of rams;

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;

1 Kings 13:21-22

and he calleth unto the man of God who came from Judah, saying, 'Thus said Jehovah, Because that thou hast provoked the mouth of Jehovah, and hast not kept the command that Jehovah thy God charged thee,

Job 23:12

The command of His lips, and I depart not. Above my allotted portion I have laid up The sayings of His mouth.

Psalm 141:4

Incline not my heart to an evil thing, To do habitually actions in wickedness, With men working iniquity, Yea, I eat not of their pleasant things.

John 13:17

if these things ye have known, happy are ye, if ye may do them;

John 15:9-10

According as the Father did love me, I also loved you, remain in my love;

John 15:14

ye are my friends, if ye may do whatever I command you;

Romans 16:17

And I call upon you, brethren, to mark those who the divisions and the stumbling-blocks, contrary to the teaching that ye did learn, are causing, and turn ye away from them;

1 Corinthians 5:11

and now, I did write to you not to keep company with him, if any one, being named a brother, may be a whoremonger, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner -- with such a one not even to eat together;

Ephesians 5:11

and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of the darkness and rather even convict,

2 John 1:10-11

if any one doth come unto you, and this teaching doth not bear, receive him not into the house, and say not to him, 'Hail!'

Revelation 18:4

And I heard another voice out of the heaven, saying, 'Come forth out of her, My people, that ye may not partake with her sins, and that ye may not receive of her plagues,

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