Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When the people entered the forest, behold, there was a flow of honey; but no man put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

King James Version

And when the people were come into the wood, behold, the honey dropped; but no man put his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oath.

Holman Bible

When the troops entered the forest, they saw the flow of honey, but none of them ate any of it because they feared the oath.

International Standard Version

The people came into the woods and there was flowing honey, but no one put his hand to his mouth to eat it because the people were afraid due to the oath.

A Conservative Version

And when the people came to the forest, behold, the honey dropped, but no man put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

American Standard Version

And when the people were come unto the forest, behold, the honey dropped: but no man put his hand to his mouth; for the people feared the oath.

Amplified

When the men entered the wood, behold, the honey was dripping, but no man tasted it, for the men feared the oath.

Bible in Basic English

But not a man put his hand to his mouth for fear of the curse.

Darby Translation

And the people had come into the wood, and behold, the honey flowed; but no man put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when the people were come into the wood, behold, the honey dropped, but no man put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

Julia Smith Translation

And the people will come to the thicket, and behold, the honey went; and none putting his hand to his mouth, for the people will be afraid of the oath.

King James 2000

And when the people were come into the forest, behold, the honey dripped; but no man put his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oath.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When the army came to the forest, look! [There was] honey flowing, but no one put his hand to his mouth, for the army was afraid of the solemn oath.

Modern King James verseion

And when the people had come into the woods, behold, a flow of honey! But no one put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when the people were come into the wood: Behold, the honey dropped. Howbeit, there was no man that moved his hand to his mouth, because that the people feared the curse.

NET Bible

When the army entered the forest, they saw the honey flowing, but no one ate any of it, for the army was afraid of the oath.

New Heart English Bible

When the people had come to the forest, behold, the honey dropped: but no man put his hand to his mouth; for the people feared the oath.

The Emphasized Bible

So the people came into the forest, and lo! there were streams of honey, - but no man reached his hand to his mouth, because the people revered the oath.

Webster

And when the people had come into the wood, behold, the honey dropped; but no man put his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oath.

World English Bible

When the people were come to the forest, behold, the honey dropped: but no man put his hand to his mouth; for the people feared the oath.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the people come in unto the forest, and lo, the honey dropped, and none is moving his hand unto his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867


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

into the wood
יער 
Ya`ar 
Usage: 58

behold, the honey
דּבשׁ 
D@bash 
Usage: 54

הלך 
helek 
Usage: 2

but no man put
נשׂג 
Nasag 
Usage: 50

יד 
Yad 
hand , by , consecrate , him , power , them , places , tenons , thee , coast , side ,
Usage: 1612

to his mouth
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

for the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

References

Context Readings

Saul's Oath Leads To Trouble

25 All the people of the land entered the forest, and there was honey on the ground. 26 When the people entered the forest, behold, there was a flow of honey; but no man put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath. 27 But Jonathan had not heard when his father put the people under oath; therefore, he put out the end of the staff that was in his hand and dipped it in the honeycomb, and put his hand to his mouth, and his eyes brightened.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:2

It is the same for all There is one fate for the righteous and for the wicked; for the good, for the clean and for the unclean; for the man who offers a sacrifice and for the one who does not sacrifice. As the good man is, so is the sinner; as the swearer is, so is the one who is afraid to swear.



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