1 Kings 13:8
Modern Translations
New International Version
But the man of God answered the king, "Even if you were to give me half your possessions, I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water here.

New Living Translation
But the man of God said to the king, “Even if you gave me half of everything you own, I would not go with you. I would not eat or drink anything in this place.

English Standard Version
And the man of God said to the king, “If you give me half your house, I will not go in with you. And I will not eat bread or drink water in this place,

Berean Study Bible
But the man of God replied, “If you were to give me half your possessions, I still would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water in this place.

New American Standard Bible
But the man of God said to the king, “If you were to give me half your house, I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water in this place.

NASB 1995
But the man of God said to the king, "If you were to give me half your house I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water in this place.

NASB 1977
But the man of God said to the king, “If you were to give me half your house I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water in this place.

Amplified Bible
But the man of God said to the king, “Even if you were to give me half your house (wealth), I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water in this place.

Christian Standard Bible
But the man of God replied, “If you were to give me half your house, I still wouldn’t go with you, and I wouldn’t eat food or drink water in this place,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the man of God replied, "If you were to give me half your house, I still wouldn't go with you, and I wouldn't eat bread or drink water in this place,

Contemporary English Version
"No, I wouldn't go with you, even if you offered me half of your kingdom. I won't eat or drink here either.

Good News Translation
The prophet answered, "Even if you gave me half of your wealth, I would not go with you or eat or drink anything with you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The man of God told the king, "Even if you gave me half of your palace, I would never go with you to eat or drink there.

International Standard Version
But the man of God replied to the king, "Even if you were to offer me half of your house, I wouldn't go with you, and I'm sure not going to eat even a piece of bread or drink water in this place,

NET Bible
But the prophet said to the king, "Even if you were to give me half your possessions, I could not go with you and eat and drink in this place.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And the man of God said unto the king, If thou wilt give me half thine house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

New King James Version
But the man of God said to the king, “If you were to give me half your house, I would not go in with you; nor would I eat bread nor drink water in this place.

King James 2000 Bible
And the man of God said unto the king, If you will give me half your house, I will not go in with you, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

New Heart English Bible
The man of God said to the king, "Even if you gave me half of your house, I would not go in with you, neither would I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

World English Bible
The man of God said to the king, "Even if you gave me half of your house, I would not go in with you, neither would I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

American King James Version
And the man of God said to the king, If you will give me half your house, I will not go in with you, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

American Standard Version
And the man of God said unto the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

A Faithful Version
And the man of God said to the king, "If you will give me half your house, I will not go in with you, nor will I eat bread nor drink water in this place,

Darby Bible Translation
And the man of God said to the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

English Revised Version
And the man of God said unto the king, If thou wilt give me half thine house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

Webster's Bible Translation
And the man of God said to the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But the man of God saide vnto the King, If thou wouldest giue me halfe thine house, I would not goe in with thee, neither woulde I eate bread nor drinke water in this place.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And the man of God sayde vnto the king: If thou wouldest geue me halfe thyne house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eate bread, nor drinke water in this place:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
But the man of God sayde vnto the kynge: Yf thou geuest me halfe thy house, I wil not come with the: for in this place wyll I nether eate bred, ner drynke water.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the man of God says to the king, “If you give to me the half of your house, I do not go in with you, nor do I eat bread, nor do I drink water, in this place;

Young's Literal Translation
And the man of God saith unto the king, 'If thou dost give to me the half of thine house, I do not go in with thee, nor do I eat bread, nor do I drink water, in this place;

Smith's Literal Translation
And the man of God will say to the king, If thou wilt give to me half thy house I will not go with thee, and I will not eat bread and I will not drink water in this place:

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
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:

Catholic Public Domain Version
And the man of God responded to the king: “Even if you will give me one half part of your house, I will not go with you, nor eat bread, nor drink water in this place.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the Prophet of God said to him: “If you give to me half of your house, I shall not enter the house with you, neither shall I eat bread nor shall I drink water in the place.

Lamsa Bible
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OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And the man of God said unto the king: 'If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the man of God said to the king, If thou shouldest give me the half of thine house, I would not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread, neither will I drink water in this place; for thus the Lord charged me by his word, saying,








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