Jonathan, who had not...

29 marzec 2021
„Jonathan, who had not heard that his father had put the people under oath, thrust out the end of the staff he was holding and dipped it into the honeycomb. Then he raised it to his mouth and his eyes brightened. 28At this, one of the soldiers spoke up: Your father put the people under a strict oath, saying, ‘Cursed be the one who takes food today!’ As a result the people are weakened. 29Jonathan replied: My father brings trouble to the land. Look how bright my eyes are because I had this little taste of honey. 30What is more, if the army had eaten freely of the enemy’s plunder when they came across it today, surely the slaughter of the Philistines would have been the greater by now!”