1 Kings 13:7
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New American Standard Bible
Then the king said to the man of God, "Come home with me and refresh yourself, and I will give you a reward."

King James Bible
And the king said unto the man of God, Come home with me, and refresh thyself, and I will give thee a reward.

Darby Bible Translation
And the king said to the man of God, Come home with me, and refresh thyself, and I will give thee a present.

World English Bible
The king said to the man of God, "Come home with me, and refresh yourself, and I will give you a reward."

Young's Literal Translation
And the king speaketh unto the man of God, 'Come in with me to the house, and refresh thyself, and I give to thee a gift.'

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

I will give thee a reward - It was customary to honor a prophet with a gift, if he performed any service that was requested at his hands (see the marginal references).

1 Kings 13:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
And Yet, by Reason of that Affection of the Human Heart...
9. And yet, by reason of that affection of the human heart, whereby "no man ever hateth his own flesh," [2731] if men have reason to know that after their death their bodies will lack any thing which in each man's nation or country the wonted order of sepulture demandeth, it makes them sorrowful as men; and that which after death reacheth not unto them, they do before death fear for their bodies: so that we find in the Books of Kings, God by one prophet threatening another prophet who had transgressed
St. Augustine—On Care to Be Had for the Dead.

The Book of the Law
The silent yet powerful influences set in operation by the messages of the prophets regarding the Babylonian Captivity did much to prepare the way for a reformation that took place in the eighteenth year of Josiah's reign. This reform movement, by which threatened judgments were averted for a season, was brought about in a wholly unexpected manner through the discovery and study of a portion of Holy Scripture that for many years had been strangely misplaced and lost. Nearly a century before, during
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Samuel 9:7
Then Saul said to his servant, "But behold, if we go, what shall we bring the man? For the bread is gone from our sack and there is no present to bring to the man of God. What do we have?"

1 Samuel 9:8
The servant answered Saul again and said, "Behold, I have in my hand a fourth of a shekel of silver; I will give it to the man of God and he will tell us our way."

1 Kings 14:3
"Take ten loaves with you, some cakes and a jar of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what will happen to the boy."

2 Kings 5:15
When he returned to the man of God with all his company, and came and stood before him, he said, "Behold now, I know that there is no God in all the earth, but in Israel; so please take a present from your servant now."

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