1 Samuel 14:29
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Jonathan said, "My father has made trouble for the country. See how my eyes brightened when I tasted a little of this honey.

King James Bible
Then said Jonathan, My father hath troubled the land: see, I pray you, how mine eyes have been enlightened, because I tasted a little of this honey.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jonathan said, My father has troubled the land: see, I pray you, that mine eyes are bright, because I tasted a little of this honey.

World English Bible
Then Jonathan said, "My father has troubled the land. Please look how my eyes have been enlightened, because I tasted a little of this honey.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jonathan saith, 'My father hath troubled the land; see, I pray you, that mine eyes have become bright because I tasted a little of this honey.

1 Samuel 14:29 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

His eyes were enlightened - Hunger and fatigue affect and dim the sight; on taking food, this affection is immediately removed. This most people know to be a fact.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My father

1 Kings 18:18 And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but you, and your father's house, in that you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD...

see It is well known, that hunger and fatigue produce faintness and dim the sight; and on taking a little food, this affection is immediately removed.

Library
The Roman Pilgrimage: the Miracles which were Wrought in It.
[Sidenote: 1139] 33. (20). It seemed to him, however, that one could not go on doing these things with sufficient security without the authority of the Apostolic See; and for that reason he determined to set out for Rome, and most of all because the metropolitan see still lacked, and from the beginning had lacked, the use of the pall, which is the fullness of honour.[507] And it seemed good in his eyes[508] that the church for which he had laboured so much[509] should acquire, by his zeal and labour,
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

A Divine Cordial
We know that all things work together for good, to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. Romans viii. 28. Introduction IF the whole Scripture be the feast of the soul, as Ambrose said, then Romans 8 may be a dish at that feast, and with its sweet variety may very much refresh and animate the hearts of Gods people. In the preceding verses the apostle had been wading through the great doctrines of justification and adoption, mysteries so arduous and profound, that
Thomas Watson—A Divine Cordial

Cross References
Joshua 7:25
Joshua said, "Why have you brought this trouble on us? The LORD will bring trouble on you today." Then all Israel stoned him, and after they had stoned the rest, they burned them.

1 Samuel 14:28
Then one of the soldiers told him, "Your father bound the army under a strict oath, saying, 'Cursed be anyone who eats food today!' That is why the men are faint."

1 Samuel 14:30
How much better it would have been if the men had eaten today some of the plunder they took from their enemies. Would not the slaughter of the Philistines have been even greater?"

1 Kings 18:18
"I have not made trouble for Israel," Elijah replied. "But you and your father's family have. You have abandoned the LORD's commands and have followed the Baals.

Psalm 13:3
Look on me and answer, LORD my God. Give light to my eyes, or I will sleep in death,

Jump to Previous
Bright Brightened Country Enlightened Eyes Honey Jonathan Little Please Tasted Trouble Troubled
Jump to Next
Bright Brightened Country Enlightened Eyes Honey Jonathan Little Please Tasted Trouble Troubled
Links
1 Samuel 14:29 NIV
1 Samuel 14:29 NLT
1 Samuel 14:29 ESV
1 Samuel 14:29 NASB
1 Samuel 14:29 KJV

1 Samuel 14:29 Bible Apps
1 Samuel 14:29 Biblia Paralela
1 Samuel 14:29 Chinese Bible
1 Samuel 14:29 French Bible
1 Samuel 14:29 German Bible

1 Samuel 14:29 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
1 Samuel 14:28
Top of Page
Top of Page