1 Kings 22:27

27 and say, ‘This is what the king says: Put this fellow in prison and give him nothing but bread and water until I return safely.’ ”

1 Kings 22:27 in Other Translations

KJV
27 And say, Thus saith the king, Put this fellow in the prison, and feed him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I come in peace.
ESV
27 and say, 'Thus says the king, "Put this fellow in prison and feed him meager rations of bread and water, until I come in peace."'"
NLT
27 Give them this order from the king: ‘Put this man in prison, and feed him nothing but bread and water until I return safely from the battle!’”
MSG
27 with this message, 'King's orders: Lock him up in jail; keep him on bread and water until I'm back in one piece.'"
CSB
27 and say, 'This is what the king says: Put this guy in prison and feed him only bread and water until I come back safely.' "

1 Kings 22:27 In-Context

25 Micaiah replied, “You will find out on the day you go to hide in an inner room.”
26 The king of Israel then ordered, “Take Micaiah and send him back to Amon the ruler of the city and to Joash the king’s son
27 and say, ‘This is what the king says: Put this fellow in prison and give him nothing but bread and water until I return safely.’ ”
28 Micaiah declared, “If you ever return safely, the LORD has not spoken through me.” Then he added, “Mark my words, all you people!”
29 So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah went up to Ramoth Gilead.

Cross References 1

  • 1. 2 Chronicles 16:10; Jeremiah 20:2; Jeremiah 26:21; Jeremiah 37:15; Hebrews 11:36
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