1 Kings 13:8

8 But the man of God answered the king, “Even if you were to give me half your possessions, I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water here.

Read 1 Kings 13:8 Using Other Translations

And the man of God said unto the king, If thou wilt give me half thine house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:
And the man of God said to the king, "If you give me half your house, I will not go in with you. And I will not eat bread or drink water in this place,
But the man of God said to the king, “Even if you gave me half of everything you own, I would not go with you. I would not eat or drink anything in this place.

What does 1 Kings 13:8 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said unto the king
In answer to his civility to him, to assure him it was not out of contempt to him, or ill will to him, or slight of his favour, but in obedience to the will of God:

if thou wilt give half of thine house;
of the riches in it, and even of his kingdom:

I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in
this place;
this idolatrous place; the reason follows.

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