1 Samuel 28:23

But he refused, and said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, constrained him; and he listened to their voice. So he arose from the earth, and sat on the bed.

Alternate Versions of 1 Samuel 28-23

A Conservative Version: 1 Samuel 28:23
But he refused, and said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, constrained him, and he hearkened to their voice. So he arose from the ground, and sat upon the bed.

American Standard Version: 1 Samuel 28:23
But he refused, and said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, constrained him; and he hearkened unto their voice. So he arose from the earth, and sat upon the bed.

Bible in Basic English: 1 Samuel 28:23
But he would not, saying, I have no desire for food. But his servants, together with the woman, made him take food, and he gave way to them. So he got up from the earth, and took his seat on the bed.

Darby English Bible: 1 Samuel 28:23
But he refused and said, I will not eat. Then his servants, and the woman also, compelled him, and he hearkened to their voice; and he arose from the earth and sat on the bed.

King James Version: 1 Samuel 28:23
But he refused, and said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, compelled him; and he hearkened unto their voice. So he arose from the earth, and sat upon the bed.

King James Version (UK): 1 Samuel 28:23
But he refused, and said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, compelled him; and he hearkened unto their voice. So he arose from the earth, and sat upon the bed.

Webster's: 1 Samuel 28:23
But he refused, and said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, compelled him; and he hearkened to their voice. So he arose from the earth, and sat upon the bed.

Youngs Literal Translation: 1 Samuel 28:23
And he refuseth, and saith, `I do not eat;' and his servants urge on him, and also the woman, and he hearkeneth to their voice, and riseth from the earth, and sitteth on the bed.

Verses Related to 1 Samuel 28-23

1 Kings 21:4
Ahab came into his house sullen and angry because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers. He laid him down on his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.

2 Kings 4:8
It fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a great woman; and she constrained him to eat bread. So it was, that as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat bread.

Proverbs 25:20
As one who takes away a garment in cold weather, Or vinegar on soda, So is one who sings songs to a heavy heart.

Luke 14:23
"The lord said to the servant, 'Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.

Luke 24:29
They urged him, saying, "Stay with us, for it is almost evening, and the day is almost over." He went in to stay with them.

Acts 16:15
When she and her household were baptized, she begged us, saying, "If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and stay." So she persuaded us.

2 Corinthians 5:14
For the love of Christ constrains us; because we judge thus, that one died for all, therefore all died.