Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And Ahab the son of Omri did that which was evil in the sight of LORD above all who were before him.

New American Standard Bible

Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the Lord more than all who were before him.

King James Version

And Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the LORD above all that were before him.

Holman Bible

But Ahab son of Omri did what was evil in the Lord’s sight more than all who were before him.

International Standard Version

Omri's son Ahab practiced more of what the LORD considered to be evil than anyone who had lived before him.

American Standard Version

And Ahab the son of Omri did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah above all that were before him.

Amplified

Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the Lord more than all [the kings] who were before him.

Bible in Basic English

And Ahab, the son of Omri, did evil in the eyes of the Lord, even worse than all who went before him.

Darby Translation

And Ahab the son of Omri wrought evil in the sight of Jehovah more than all that were before him.

Julia Smith Translation

And Ahab son of Omri will do evil in the eyes of Jehovah above all which were before him.

King James 2000

And Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the LORD above all that were before him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Ahab son of Omri did evil in the eyes of Yahweh more than all who were before him.

Modern King James verseion

And Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of Jehovah above all who were before him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he displeased the LORD above all that were before him.

NET Bible

Ahab son of Omri did more evil in the sight of the Lord than all who were before him.

New Heart English Bible

Ahab the son of Omri did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD above all that were before him.

The Emphasized Bible

And Ahab son of Omri did the thing that was wicked in the eyes of Yahweh, - and did more wickedly than all that were before him.

Webster

And Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the LORD above all that were before him.

World English Bible

Ahab the son of Omri did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh above all that were before him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Ahab son of Omri doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah above all who are before him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

of Omri
עמרי 
`Omriy 
Usage: 18

in the sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of the Lord

Usage: 0

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Morish

Context Readings

The Reign Of Ahab In Israel

29 And in the thirty-eighth year of Asa king of Judah, Ahab the son of Omri began to reign over Israel. And Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty-two years. 30 And Ahab the son of Omri did that which was evil in the sight of LORD above all who were before him. 31 And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him


Cross References

1 Kings 16:25

And Omri did that which was evil in the sight of LORD, and dealt wickedly above all who were before him.

1 Kings 14:9

but have done evil above all who were before thee, and have gone and made thee other gods, and molten images to provoke me to anger, and have cast me behind thy back,

1 Kings 21:25

(But there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to do that which was evil in the sight of LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

1 Kings 16:31

And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him

1 Kings 16:33

And Ahab made the Asherah. And Ahab did yet more to provoke LORD, the God of Israel, to anger than all the kings of Israel who were before him.

2 Kings 3:2

And he did that which was evil in the sight of LORD, but not like his father and like his mother, for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made.

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