1 Samuel 14:26

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 14:26

And when the people were come into the wood, behold, the honie dropped, but no man put his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oath.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But not a man put his hand to his mouth for fear of the curse.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 14:26

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 14:26


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.


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