Parallel Verses

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.

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

So he said to them,

“Out of the eater came something to eat,
And out of the strong came something sweet.”


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.

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.

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.

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.

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

American

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Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Samson Marries

13 and if ye are not able to declare it to me, then ye have given to me thirty linen shirts, and thirty changes of garments.' And they say to him, 'Put forth thy riddle, and we hear it!' 14 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. 15 And it cometh to pass, on the seventh day, that they say to Samson's wife, 'Entice thy husband, that he declare to us the riddle, lest we burn thee and the house of thy father with fire; to possess us have ye called for us? is it not?'



Cross References

Genesis 3:15

and enmity I put between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; he doth bruise thee -- the head, and thou dost bruise him -- the heel.'

Deuteronomy 8:15-16

who is causing thee to go in the great and the terrible wilderness -- burning serpent, and scorpion, and thirst -- where there is no water; who is bringing out to thee waters from the flinty rock;

1 Kings 17:6

and the ravens are bringing to him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening, and of the brook he drinketh.

2 Chronicles 20:2

And they come in and declare to Jehoshaphat, saying, 'Come against thee hath a great multitude from beyond the sea, from Aram, and lo, they are in Hazezon-Tamar -- it is En-Gedi.'

2 Chronicles 20:25

and Jehoshaphat cometh in, and his people, to seize their spoil, and they find among them, in abundance, both goods and carcases, and desirable vessels, and they take spoil to themselves without prohibition, and they are three days seizing the spoil, for it is abundant.

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is high for a fool, In the gate he openeth not his mouth.

Isaiah 53:10-12

And Jehovah hath delighted to bruise him, He hath made him sick, If his soul doth make an offering for guilt, He seeth seed -- he prolongeth days, And the pleasure of Jehovah in his hand doth prosper.

Matthew 13:11

And he answering said to them that -- 'To you it hath been given to know the secrets of the reign of the heavens, and to these it hath not been given,

Acts 8:31

and he said, 'Why, how am I able, if some one may not guide me?' he called Philip also, having come up, to sit with him.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we also boast in the tribulations, knowing that the tribulation doth work endurance;

Romans 8:37

but in all these we more than conquer, through him who loved us;

2 Corinthians 4:17

for the momentary light matter of our tribulation, more and more exceedingly an age-during weight of glory doth work out for us --

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

and He said to me, 'Sufficient for thee is My grace, for My power in infirmity is perfected;' most gladly, therefore, will I rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of the Christ may rest on me:

Philippians 1:12-20

And I wish you to know, brethren, that the things concerning me, rather to an advancement of the good news have come,

Hebrews 2:14-15

Seeing, then, the children have partaken of flesh and blood, he himself also in like manner did take part of the same, that through death he might destroy him having the power of death -- that is, the devil --

Hebrews 12:10-11

for they, indeed, for a few days, according to what seemed good to them, were chastening, but He for profit, to be partakers of His separation;

James 1:2-4

All joy count it, my brethren, when ye may fall into temptations manifold;

1 Peter 2:24

who our sins himself did bear in his body, upon the tree, that to the sins having died, to the righteousness we may live; by whose stripes ye were healed,

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