Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass after many days, that the word of LORD came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, Go, show thyself to Ahab, and I will send rain upon the earth.

New American Standard Bible

Now it happened after many days that the word of the Lord came to Elijah in the third year, saying, “Go, show yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the face of the earth.”

King James Version

And it came to pass after many days, that the word of the LORD came to Elijah in the third year, saying, Go, shew thyself unto Ahab; and I will send rain upon the earth.

Holman Bible

After a long time, the word of the Lord came to Elijah in the third year: “Go and present yourself to Ahab. I will send rain on the surface of the land.”

International Standard Version

Quite some time later three years later! this message from the LORD came to Elijah: "Go visit Ahab, and I'll send some rain to the surface of the ground."

American Standard Version

And it came to pass after many days, that the word of Jehovah came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, Go, show thyself unto Ahab; and I will send rain upon the earth.

Amplified

Now it happened after many days that the word of the Lord came to Elijah in the third year, saying, “Go, show yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the face of the earth.”

Bible in Basic English

Now after a long time, the word of the Lord came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, Go and let Ahab see you, so that I may send rain on the earth.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass after many days, that the word of Jehovah came to Elijah in the third year, saying, Go, shew thyself to Ahab; and I will send rain upon the face of the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be many days, and the word of Jehovah was to Elijah in the third year, saying. Go, be seen to Ahab; and I will give rain upon the face of the earth.

King James 2000

And it came to pass after many days, that the word of the LORD came to Elijah in the third year, saying, Go, show yourself unto Ahab; and I will send rain upon the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It happened many days [later] that the word of Yahweh came to Elijah in the third year, saying, "Go, present yourself to Ahab so that I may give rain on the surface of the earth."

Modern King James verseion

And it happened after many days the Word of Jehovah came to Elijah in the third year saying, Go, show yourself to Ahab. And I will send rain on the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And at the last, the word of the LORD came to Elijah the third year, saying, "Go show thyself unto Ahab, that I may send rain upon the earth."

NET Bible

Some time later, in the third year of the famine, the Lord told Elijah, "Go, make an appearance before Ahab, so I may send rain on the surface of the ground."

New Heart English Bible

And it happened after many days that the word of the LORD came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, "Go, present yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the earth."

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, after many days, that, the word of Yahweh, came unto Elijah, in the third year, saying, - Go, shew thyself unto Ahab, that I may send rain upon the face of the ground.

Webster

And it came to pass after many days, that the word of the LORD came to Elijah in the third year, saying, Go, show thyself to Ahab; and I will send rain upon the earth.

World English Bible

It happened after many days, that the word of Yahweh came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, "Go, show yourself to Ahab; and I will send rain on the earth."

Youngs Literal Translation

And the days are many, and the word of Jehovah hath been unto Elijah in the third year, saying, 'Go, appear unto Ahab, and I give rain on the face of the ground;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

that the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the Lord

Usage: 0

אליּהוּ אליּה 
'Eliyah 
Usage: 71

in the third
שׁלישׁי 
Sh@liyshiy 
Usage: 108

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

Go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

and I will send
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

מטר 
Matar 
Usage: 38

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Prayers for 1 Kings 18:1

Context Readings

War Between Elijah And The Prophets Of Baal

1 And it came to pass after many days, that the word of LORD came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, Go, show thyself to Ahab, and I will send rain upon the earth. 2 And Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. And the famine was severe in Samaria.


Cross References

Luke 4:25

But in truth I say to you, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut up for three years and six months, when a great famine occurred on all the land.

James 5:17

Elijah was a man of the same nature as we. And by prayer, he asked for it not to rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.

1 Kings 17:1

And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the sojourners of Gilead, said to Ahab, As LORD, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.

Deuteronomy 28:12

LORD will open to thee his good treasure the heavens, to give the rain of thy land in its season, and to bless all the work of thy hand. And thou shall lend to many nations, and thou shall not borrow.

Leviticus 26:4

then I will give your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.

1 Kings 17:7

And it came to pass after a while, that the brook dried up because there was no rain in the land.

1 Kings 17:15

And she went and did according to the saying of Elijah. And she, and he, and her house, ate [many] days.

1 Kings 18:2

And Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. And the famine was severe in Samaria.

1 Kings 18:15-40

And Elijah said, As LORD of hosts lives, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself to him today.

Psalm 65:9-13

Thou visit the earth, and water it; thou greatly enrich it. The river of God is full of water. Thou provide them grain when thou have so prepared the earth.

Isaiah 5:6

And I will lay it waste. It shall not be pruned nor hoed, but there shall come up briers and thorns. I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

Jeremiah 10:13

When he utters his voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, and he causes the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth. He makes lightnings for the rain, and brings forth the wind out of his treasuries.

Jeremiah 14:22

Are there any among the vanities of the nations that can cause rain? Or can the heavens give showers? Are not thou he, O LORD our God? Therefore we will wait for thee, for thou have made all these things.

Joel 2:23

Be glad then, ye sons of Zion, and rejoice in LORD your God, for he gives you the former rain in just measure, and he causes the rain to come down for you, the former rain and the latter rain, in the first [month].

Amos 4:7

And I also have withheld the rain from you, when there were yet three months to the harvest. And I caused it to rain upon one city, and caused it not to rain upon another city. One piece was rained upon, and the piece upon which it

Revelation 11:2

And leave out the court outside the temple, and do not measure it, because it has been given to the nations. And they will trample the holy city forty-two months.

Revelation 11:6

These men have authority to shut the sky, so that it may not rain the days of their prophecy. And they have authority over the waters to turn them into blood, and to strike the earth with every plague, as often as they may desire.

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