What does 1 Samuel 14:29 mean?
ESV: Then Jonathan said, “My father has troubled the land. See how my eyes have become bright because I tasted a little of this honey.
NIV: Jonathan said, 'My father has made trouble for the country. See how my eyes brightened when I tasted a little of this honey.
NASB: Then Jonathan said, 'My father has troubled the land. See now that my eyes have brightened because I tasted a little of this honey.
CSB: Jonathan replied, "My father has brought trouble to the land. Just look at how I have renewed energy because I tasted a little of this honey.
NLT: My father has made trouble for us all!' Jonathan exclaimed. 'A command like that only hurts us. See how refreshed I am now that I have eaten this little bit of honey.
KJV: 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.
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First Samuel introduces the key figures who led Israel after the era of the judges. The books of 1 and 2 Samuel were originally part of a single text, split in certain translations shortly before the birth of Christ. Some of the Bible’s most famous characters are depicted in this book. These including the prophet Samuel, Israel’s first king, Saul, her greatest king, David, and other famous names such as Goliath and Jonathan. By the end of this book, Saul has fallen; the book of 2 Samuel begins with David’s ascension to the throne.
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