1 Samuel 28:24
New International Version
The woman had a fattened calf at the house, which she butchered at once. She took some flour, kneaded it and baked bread without yeast.

New Living Translation
The woman had been fattening a calf, so she hurried out and killed it. She took some flour, kneaded it into dough and baked unleavened bread.

English Standard Version
Now the woman had a fattened calf in the house, and she quickly killed it, and she took flour and kneaded it and baked unleavened bread of it,

Berean Study Bible
The woman had a fattened calf at her house, and she quickly slaughtered it. She also took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread.

King James Bible
And the woman had a fat calf in the house; and she hasted, and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and did bake unleavened bread thereof:

New King James Version
Now the woman had a fatted calf in the house, and she hastened to kill it. And she took flour and kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread from it.

New American Standard Bible
Now the woman had a fattened calf in the house, and she quickly slaughtered it; then she took flour, kneaded it and baked unleavened bread from it.

NASB 1995
The woman had a fattened calf in the house, and she quickly slaughtered it; and she took flour, kneaded it and baked unleavened bread from it.

NASB 1977
And the woman had a fattened calf in the house, and she quickly slaughtered it; and she took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread from it.

Amplified Bible
The woman had a fattened calf in the house; she quickly killed it, and took flour, kneaded it and baked unleavened bread.

Christian Standard Bible
The woman had a fattened calf at her house, and she quickly slaughtered it. She also took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The woman had a fattened calf at her house, and she quickly slaughtered it. She also took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread.

American Standard Version
And the woman had a fatted calf in the house; and she hasted, and killed it; and she took flour, and kneaded it, and did bake unleavened bread thereof:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the woman had a fattened calf in her house and she hurried to slaughter it, and she took flour and kneaded and baked unleavened bread

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the woman had a fat heifer in the house; and she hasted and slew it; and she took meal and kneaded it, and baked unleavened cakes.

Contemporary English Version
At once the woman killed a calf that she had been fattening up. She cooked part of the meat and baked some thin bread.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now the woman had a fatted calf in the house, and she made haste and killed it: and taking meal kneaded it, and baked some unleavened bread,

English Revised Version
And the woman had a fatted calf in the house; and she hasted, and killed it; and she took flour, and kneaded it, and did bake unleavened bread thereof:

Good News Translation
The woman quickly killed a calf which she had been fattening. Then she took some flour, prepared it, and baked some bread without yeast.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The woman immediately butchered a fattened calf that she owned. She took flour, kneaded it, and baked some unleavened bread.

International Standard Version
The woman had a fattened calf in the house, and she quickly slaughtered it. She took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the woman had a fatted calf in the house; and she made haste, and killed it; and she took flour, and kneaded it, and did bake unleavened bread thereof;

Literal Standard Version
And the woman has a calf of the stall in the house, and she hurries and slaughters it, and takes flour, and kneads, and bakes it [into] unleavened things,

NET Bible
Now the woman had a well-fed calf at her home that she quickly slaughtered. Taking some flour, she kneaded bread and baked it without leaven.

New Heart English Bible
The woman had a fattened calf in the house. She hurried and killed it; and she took flour, and kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread of it.

World English Bible
The woman had a fattened calf in the house. She hurried and killed it; and she took flour, and kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread of it.

Young's Literal Translation
And the woman hath a calf of the stall in the house, and she hasteth and slaughtereth it, and taketh flour, and kneadeth, and baketh it unleavened things,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Saul and the Medium of Endor
23Saul refused, saying, “I will not eat.” But his servants joined the woman in urging him, and he heeded their voice. He got up from the ground and sat on the bed. 24The woman had a fattened calf at her house, and she quickly slaughtered it. She also took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread. 25She served it to Saul and his servants, and they ate. And that night they got up and left.…

Cross References
Luke 15:23
Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let us feast and celebrate.

Luke 15:27
Your brother has returned,' he said, 'and your father has killed the fattened calf, because he has him back safe and sound.'

Genesis 18:6
So Abraham hurried into the tent and said to Sarah, "Quick! Prepare three seahs of fine flour, knead it, and bake some bread."

Genesis 18:7
Meanwhile, Abraham ran to the herd, selected a tender and choice calf, and gave it to a servant, who hurried to prepare it.

1 Samuel 28:25
She served it to Saul and his servants, and they ate. And that night they got up and left.


Treasury of Scripture

And the woman had a fat calf in the house; and she hurried, and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and did bake unleavened bread thereof:

a fat calf

Genesis 18:7,8
And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetcht a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man; and he hasted to dress it…

Luke 15:23
And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:









(24) Unleavened bread.--There was no time to be lost; so she did not wait to leaven the dough, but at once baked it, and set it before the king.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The woman
וְלָאִשָּׁ֤ה (wə·lā·’iš·šāh)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

had a fattened
מַרְבֵּק֙ (mar·bêq)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4770: A stall

calf
עֵֽגֶל־ (‘ê·ḡel-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5695: A, calf, one nearly grown

at her house,
בַּבַּ֔יִת (bab·ba·yiṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

and she quickly
וַתְּמַהֵ֖ר (wat·tə·ma·hêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 4116: To be liquid, flow easily, to hurry, promptly

slaughtered it.
וַתִּזְבָּחֵ֑הוּ (wat·tiz·bā·ḥê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2076: To slaughter for sacrifice

She also took
וַתִּקַּח־ (wat·tiq·qaḥ-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

flour,
קֶ֣מַח (qe·maḥ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7058: Flour, meal

kneaded it,
וַתָּ֔לָשׁ (wat·tā·lāš)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3888: To knead

and baked
וַתֹּפֵ֖הוּ (wat·tō·p̄ê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 644: To cook, to bake

unleavened bread.
מַצּֽוֹת׃ (maṣ·ṣō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 4682: Sweetness, sweet, an unfermented cake, loaf, the festival of Passover


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