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1 Samuel 25:11

    1 Samuel 25:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Shall I then take my bread, and my water, and my flesh that I have killed for my shearers, and give it unto men, whom I know not whence they be?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Shall I then take my bread, and my water, and my flesh that I have killed for my shearers, and give it to men, whom I know not from where they be?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Shall I then take my bread, and my water, and my flesh that I have killed for my shearers, and give it unto men of whom I know not whence they are?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Am I to take my bread and my wine and the meat I have got ready for my wool-cutters and give it to men coming from I have no idea where?

    Webster's Revision

    Shall I then take my bread, and my water, and my flesh that I have killed for my shearers, and give it unto men of whom I know not whence they are?

    World English Bible

    Shall I then take my bread, and my water, and my meat that I have killed for my shearers, and give it to men who I don't know where they come from?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Shall I then take my bread, and my water, and my flesh that I have killed for my shearers, and give it unto men of whom I know not whence they be?

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 25:11

    Whence - From where.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 25:11

    The mention of water indicates a country where water was scarce (compare Joshua 15:19). Or "bread and water" may be equivalent to "meat and drink."