1 Samuel 14:28

“Then answered one of the people, and said, Thy father straitly charged the people with an oath, saying, Cursed be the man that eateth any food this day. And the people were faint.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then answered one of the people, and said, Thy father straitly charged the people with an oath, saying, Cursed be the man that eateth any food this day. And the people were faint.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then one of the people said, "Your father strictly put the people under oath, saying, 'Cursed be the man who eats food today.' And the people were weary."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then answered one of the people, and said, Thy father straitly charged the people with an oath, saying, Cursed be the man that eateth food this day. And the people were faint.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then one of the people said to him, Your father put the people under an oath, saying, Let that man be cursed who takes any food this day. And the people were feeble, needing food.
- Basic English Bible

Then answered one of the people and said, Thy father strictly adjured the people, saying, Cursed be the man that eateth food this day; and the people are faint.
- Darby Bible

Then answered one of the people, and said, Thy father strictly charged the people with an oath, saying, Cursed be the man that eateth any food this day. And the people were faint.
- Webster's Bible

Then one of the people answered, and said, "Your father directly commanded the people with an oath, saying, 'Cursed is the man who eats food this day.'" The people were faint.
- World English Bible

And a man of the people answereth and saith, `Thy father certainly adjured the people, saying, Cursed [is] the man who eateth food to-day; and the people are weary.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then answered one of the people, and said: 'Thy father straitly charged the people with an oath, saying: Cursed be the man that eateth food this day; and the people are faint.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 14:28


14:28 People - They that came with Saul, whose forces were now united with Jonathan's.


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