1 Kings 13:9
Good News Translation
The LORD has commanded me not to eat or drink a thing, and not to return home the same way I came."

Contemporary English Version
The LORD said I can't eat or drink anything and that I can't go home the same way I came."

Douay-Rheims Bible
For so it was enjoined me by the word of the Lord commanding me: Thou shalt not eat bread, nor drink water, nor return by the same way that thou camest.

New American Bible
For I was instructed by the word of the LORD: Do not eat bread or drink water, and do not return by the way you came.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For so it was enjoined me by the word of the Lord commanding me: Thou shalt not eat bread, nor drink water, nor return by the same way that thou camest.

For

1 Kings 12:1,21,22 And Roboam went to Sichem: for thither were all Israel come together to make him king. . . .

1 Samuel 15:22 And Samuel said: Doth the Lord desire holocausts and victims, and not rather that the voice of the Lord should be obeyed? For obedience is better than sacrifices: and to hearken rather than to offer the fat or rams.

Job 23:12 I have not departed from the commandments of his lips, and the words of his mouth I have hid in my bosom.

John 13:17 If you know these things, you shall be blessed if you do them.

John 15:9,10,14 As the Father hath loved me, I also have loved you. Abide in my love. . . .

Eat no bread

Numbers 16:26 He said to the multitude: Depart from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest you be involved in their sins.

Deuteronomy 13:13-18 Children of Belial are gone out of the midst of thee, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, and have said: Let us go, and serve strange gods which you know not: . . .

Psalm 141:4 Incline not my heart to evil words; to make excuses in sins. With men that work iniquity: and I will not communicate with the choicest of them.

Romans 16:17 Now I beseech you, brethren, to mark them who make dissensions and offences contrary to the doctrine which you have learned and avoid them.

1 Corinthians 5:11 But now I have written to you, not to keep company, if any man that is named a brother be a fornicator or covetous or a server of idols or a railer or a drunkard or an extortioner: with such a one, not so much as to eat.

Ephesians 5:11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness: but rather reprove them.

2 John 1:10,11 If any man come to you and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into the house nor say to him: God speed you. . . .

Revelation 18:4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying: Go out from her, my people; that you be not partakers of her sins and that you receive not of her plagues.

Context
Jeroboam's Hand Withers
8And the man of God answered the king: If thou wouldst give me half thy house, I will not go with thee, nor eat bread, nor drink water in this place: 9For so it was enjoined me by the word of the Lord commanding me: Thou shalt not eat bread, nor drink water, nor return by the same way that thou camest.10So he departed by another way, and returned not by the way that he came into Bethel.…
Cross References
1 Kings 13:8
And the man of God answered the king: If thou wouldst give me half thy house, I will not go with thee, nor eat bread, nor drink water in this place:

1 Kings 13:10
So he departed by another way, and returned not by the way that he came into Bethel.

1 Kings 13:16
But he said: I must not return, nor go with thee, neither will I eat bread, or drink water in this place:

Additional Translations
For this is what I was commanded by the word of the LORD: ‘You must not eat bread or drink water or return by the way you came.’”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.

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.

Eat no bread, and drink no water, and return not by the way by which thou camest.

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.

for so was it charged me by the word of the LORD, saying, Thou shalt eat no bread, nor drink water, neither return by the way that thou camest.

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.

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.'"

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.'
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