1 Samuel 14:25

“And all they of the land came to a wood; and there was honey upon the ground.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 14:25

And all they of the land came to a wood, and there was honie vpon the ground.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All {the people of} the land entered the forest, and there was honey on the ground.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And all the people came into the forest; and there was honey upon the ground.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And there was honey on the face of the field, and all the people came to the honey, the bees having gone from it;
- Basic English Bible

And all they of the land came to a wood; and there was honey on the ground.
- Darby Bible

And all they of the land came to a wood; and there was honey upon the ground.
- Webster's Bible

All the people came into the forest; and there was honey on the ground.
- World English Bible

And all [they of] the land have come into a forest, and there is honey on the face of the field;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And all the people came into the forest; and there was honey upon the ground.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 14:25

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 14:25


14:23 The battle - That is, the warriors who were engaged in the battle, and were pursuing the Philistines. Yet it is said, the Lord saved Israel that day: he did it by them: for without him they could do nothing. Salvation is of the Lord.

14:24 Distressed - With hunger, and weakness, and faintness, and all by reason of the following oath. Avenged - As Saul's intention was good, so the matter of the obligation was not simply unlawful, if it had not been so rigorous in excluding all food, and in obliging the people to it under pain of an accursed death, which was a punishment far exceeding the fault.

14:26 Honey - Bees often make their hives in the trunks of trees, or clefts of rocks, or holes of the earth; and this in divers countries, but eminently in Canaan.

14:27 Enlightened - He was refreshed, and recovered his lost spirits. This cleared his sight, which was grown dim by hunger and faintness.


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