1 Samuel 14:26
Modern Translations
New International Version
When they went into the woods, they saw the honey oozing out; yet no one put his hand to his mouth, because they feared the oath.

New Living Translation
They didn’t dare touch the honey because they all feared the oath they had taken.

English Standard Version
And when the people entered the forest, behold, the honey was dropping, but no one put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

Berean Study Bible
And when they entered the forest and saw the flowing honey, not one of them put his hand to his mouth, because they feared the oath.

New American Standard Bible
When the people entered the forest, behold, there was honey dripping; but no man put his hand to his mouth, because the people feared the oath.

NASB 1995
When the people entered the forest, behold, there was a flow of honey; but no man put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

NASB 1977
When the people entered the forest, behold, there was a flow of honey; but no man put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

Amplified Bible
When the people entered the forest, the honey was dripping, but no man put his hand to his mouth [to taste it], because the people feared the oath [of Saul].

Christian Standard Bible
When the troops entered the forest, they saw the flow of honey, but none of them ate any of it because they feared the oath.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the troops entered the forest, they saw the flow of honey, but none of them ate any of it because they feared the oath.

Good News Translation
The woods were full of honey, but no one ate any of it because they were all afraid of Saul's curse.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the troops entered the woods, the honey was flowing. But no one put his hand to his mouth, because the troops were afraid of violating their oath.

International Standard Version
The people came into the woods and there was flowing honey, but no one put his hand to his mouth to eat it because the people were afraid due to the oath.

NET Bible
When the army entered the forest, they saw the honey flowing, but no one ate any of it, for the army was afraid of the oath.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And when the people were come into the wood, behold, the honey dropped; but no man put his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oath.

New King James Version
And when the people had come into the woods, there was the honey, dripping; but no one put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

King James 2000 Bible
And when the people were come into the forest, behold, the honey dripped; but no man put his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oath.

New Heart English Bible
When the people had come to the forest, look, a flow of honey, but no man would raise his hand to his mouth; for the people feared the oath.

World English Bible
When the people were come to the forest, behold, the honey dropped: but no man put his hand to his mouth; for the people feared the oath.

American King James Version
And when the people were come into the wood, behold, the honey dropped; but no man put his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oath.

American Standard Version
And when the people were come unto the forest, behold, the honey dropped: but no man put his hand to his mouth; for the people feared the oath.

A Faithful Version
And when the people had come into the woods, behold, a flow of honey! But no one put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

Darby Bible Translation
And the people had come into the wood, and behold, the honey flowed; but no man put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

English Revised Version
And when the people were come unto the forest, behold, the honey dropped: but no man put his hand to his mouth; for the people feared the oath.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when the people had come into the wood, behold, the honey dropped; but no man put his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oath.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And the people came into the wood, and beholde, the hony dropped, and no man mooued his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the othe.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And the people came into the wood: And behold, the honie dropped, and no man moued his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oth.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
and whan the people came in to the wodd, beholde, the hony flowed, but no man put of it to his mouth with his hade: for the people were afraied because of the ooth.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and the people come into the forest, and behold, the honey dropped, and none is moving his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

Young's Literal Translation
and the people come in unto the forest, and lo, the honey dropped, and none is moving his hand unto his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

Smith's Literal Translation
And the people will come to the thicket, and behold, the honey went; and none putting his hand to his mouth, for the people will be afraid of the oath.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And when the people came into the forest, behold the honey dropped, but no man put his hand to his mouth. For the people feared the oath.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And so the people entered the forest, and there appeared flowing honey, but no one drew his hand near his mouth. For the people were afraid of the oath.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the people entered into the forest, and the honey flowed, and there was no one who reached his hand to his mouth, because the people were afraid of the oath

Lamsa Bible
And when the people were come into the forest, behold, the honey was dropping; but no one put his hand to his mouth; for the people feared the oath.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And when the people were come unto the forest, behold a flow of honey; but no man put his hand to his mouth; for the people feared the oath.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the people went into the place of the bees, and, behold, they continued speaking; and, behold, there was none that put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath of the Lord.








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