Judges 14:14 He said to them, "From the eater came out food, From [the] strong came out sweet." But they were unable to explain the riddle for three days.


Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

He said to them, "From the eater came out food, From [the] strong came out sweet." But they were unable to explain the riddle for three days.

New American Standard Bible

So he said to them, "Out of the eater came something to eat, And out of the strong came something sweet." But they could not tell the riddle in three days.

King James Version

And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days expound the riddle.

Holman Bible

So he said to them: Out of the eater came something to eat, and out of the strong came something sweet. After three days, they were unable to explain the riddle.

International Standard Version

So he told them: From the eater came something edible; from the strong something sweet. For three days they couldn't solve the riddle.

A Conservative Version

And he said to them, Out of the eater came forth food, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days declare the riddle.

American Standard Version

And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth food, And out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days declare the riddle.

Amplified

And he said to them, Out of the eater came forth food, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not solve the riddle in three days.

Bible in Basic English

And he said, Out of the taker of food came food, and out of the strong came the sweet. And at the end of three days they were still not able to give the answer.

Darby Translation

And he said to them, "Out of the eater came something to eat. Out of the strong came something sweet." And they could not in three days tell what the riddle was.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth food, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not declare the enigma in three days.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to them, Out of him eating came forth food, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they were not able to announce the enigma in three days.

King James 2000

And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth food, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days expound the riddle.

Modern King James verseion

And he said to them, Out of the eater came forth food, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And in three days they were not able to declare the riddle.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto them, "Out of the eater came meat: and out of the strong came sweetness." And they could not in three days expound the riddle.

NET Bible

He said to them, "Out of the one who eats came something to eat; out of the strong one came something sweet." They could not solve the riddle for three days.

New Heart English Bible

He said to them, "Out of the eater came forth food. Out of the strong came forth sweetness." They couldn't in three days declare the riddle.

The Emphasized Bible

And he said to them - Out of the eater, came forth food, And, out of the strong, came forth sweetness. But they could not tell the riddle, in three days.

Webster

And he said to them, Out of the eater came forth food, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days expound the riddle.

World English Bible

He said to them, "Out of the eater came forth food. Out of the strong came forth sweetness." They couldn't in three days declare the riddle.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith to them: 'Out of the eater came forth meat, And out of the strong came forth sweetness;' and they were not able to declare the riddle in three days.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
unto them, Out of the eater
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

יצא 
Yatsa' 
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068
Usage: 1068

מאכל 
Ma'akal 
Usage: 30

and out of the strong
עז 
`az 
Usage: 22

מתוּק מתוק 
Mathowq 
Usage: 12

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

not in three
שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

References

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Samson Marries

13 But if you are unable to explain it to me, you must give me thirty linen garments and thirty festal garments." So they said to him, "Tell your riddle; let us hear it." 14 He said to them, "From the eater came out food, From [the] strong came out sweet." But they were unable to explain the riddle for three days. 15 When it was the fourth day, they said to Samson's wife, "Entice your husband and tell us the riddle, or we will burn you and your father's house with fire. Have you invited us to rob us?"



Cross References

Genesis 3:15

And I will put hostility between you and between the woman, and between your offspring and between her offspring; he will strike you [on the] head, and you will strike him [on the] heel."

Deuteronomy 8:15-16

the one leading you in the great and terrible desert [infested] with {dangerous} snakes and scorpions and parched ground, where there is no water, [and] the one bringing out water for you from flint rock,

1 Kings 17:6

The crows [were] bringing bread and meat in the morning for him and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the wadi.

2 Chronicles 20:2

And they came and reported [it] to Jehoshaphat, saying, "A great multitude from beyond the sea, from Aram, is coming against you. Now behold, [they are] in Hazazon Tamar" (that [is], En Gedi).

2 Chronicles 20:25

When Jehoshaphat came with his people to plunder their booty, they found among them in abundance possessions, corpses, and precious items. And they took plunder for themselves {until they could carry no more}. And they were three days in plundering the booty, for it [was] abundant.

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom [is too] high for fools; at the gate he will not open his mouth.

Isaiah 53:10-12

Yet Yahweh was pleased to crush him; he {made him sick}. If she places his life a guilt offering, he will see offspring. He will prolong days, and the will of Yahweh will succeed in his hand.

Matthew 13:11

And he answered [and] said to them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to those [people] it has not been granted.

Acts 8:31

And he said, "So how could I, unless someone will guide me?" And he invited Philip to come up [and] sit with him.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only [this], but we also boast in our afflictions, [because we] know that affliction produces patient endurance,

Romans 8:37

[No], but in all these [things] we prevail completely through the one who loved us.

2 Corinthians 4:17

For our momentary light affliction is producing in us an eternal weight of glory {beyond all measure and proportion},

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, because the power is perfected in weakness." Therefore rather I will boast most gladly in my weaknesses, in order that the power of Christ may reside in me.

Philippians 1:12-20

Now I want you to know, brothers, that {my circumstances} have happened instead for the progress of the gospel,

Hebrews 2:14-15

Therefore, since the children share in blood and flesh, he also in like manner shared in these [same things], in order that through death he could destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

Hebrews 12:10-11

For they disciplined [us] for a few days according to what seemed [appropriate] to them, but he [does so] for our benefit, in order that [we] can have a share in his holiness.

James 1:2-4

Consider [it] all joy, my brothers, whenever you encounter various trials,

1 Peter 2:24

who himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that [we] may die to sins [and] live to righteousness, by whose wounds you were healed.



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