His father-in-law, the woman’s father, prevailed on him to stay; so he remained with him three days, eating and drinking,(A) and sleeping there.

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Wash,(A) put on perfume,(B) and get dressed in your best clothes.(C) Then go down to the threshing floor, but don’t let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking.(D)

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Once when they had finished eating and drinking in Shiloh, Hannah stood up. Now Eli the priest was sitting on his chair by the doorpost of the Lord’s house.(A)

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11 Uriah said to David, “The ark(A) and Israel and Judah are staying in tents,[a] and my commander Joab and my lord’s men are camped in the open country. How could I go to my house to eat and drink and make love(B) to my wife? As surely as you live, I will not do such a thing!”

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 11:11 Or staying at Sukkoth
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23 When the man of God had finished eating and drinking, the prophet who had brought him back saddled his donkey for him.

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42 So Ahab went off to eat and drink, but Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel, bent down to the ground and put his face between his knees.(A)

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12 Then all the people went away to eat and drink, to send portions of food and to celebrate with great joy,(A) because they now understood the words that had been made known to them.

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His sons used to hold feasts(A) in their homes on their birthdays, and they would invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them.

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18 This is what I have observed to be good: that it is appropriate for a person to eat, to drink(A) and to find satisfaction in their toilsome labor(B) under the sun during the few days of life God has given them—for this is their lot.

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15 So I commend the enjoyment of life(A), because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink(B) and be glad.(C) Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun.

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“And do not enter a house where there is feasting and sit down to eat and drink.(A)

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