Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

As LORD thy God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my lord has not sent to seek thee. And when they said, He is not here, he took an oath from the kingdom and nation that they did not find thee.

New American Standard Bible

As the Lord your God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my master has not sent to search for you; and when they said, ‘He is not here,’ he made the kingdom or nation swear that they could not find you.

King James Version

As the LORD thy God liveth, there is no nation or kingdom, whither my lord hath not sent to seek thee: and when they said, He is not there; he took an oath of the kingdom and nation, that they found thee not.

Holman Bible

As the Lord your God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my lord has not sent someone to search for you. When they said, ‘He is not here,’ he made that kingdom or nation swear they had not found you.

International Standard Version

As surely as the LORD your God lives, there isn't a nation or kingdom where my master hasn't tried to find you. Whenever they would say "He isn't here,' he forced that kingdom or nation to swear that they hadn't seen you.

American Standard Version

As Jehovah thy God liveth, there is no nation or kingdom, whither my lord hath not sent to seek thee: and when they said, He is not here, he took an oath of the kingdom and nation, that they found thee not.

Amplified

As the Lord your God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my master has not sent messengers to seek you; and when they said, ‘He is not here,’ Ahab made the kingdom or nation swear that they had not found you.

Bible in Basic English

By the life of the Lord your God, there is not a nation or kingdom where my lord has not sent in search of you; and when they said, He is not here; he made them take an oath that they had not seen you.

Darby Translation

As Jehovah thy God liveth, there is no nation or kingdom whither my lord has not sent to seek thee; and when they said, He is not here, he took an oath of the kingdom or nation that they found thee not.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah thy god lives if there is a nation and kingdom where my lord did not send there to seek thee: and they said, No; and he caused the kingdom and nation to swear that they shall not find.

King James 2000

As the LORD your God lives, there is no nation or kingdom, where my lord has not sent to seek you: and when they said, He is not there; he took an oath of the kingdom and nation, that they found you not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{As Yahweh your God lives}, surely there is not a nation or a kingdom to which my lord has not sent me to seek you. [If] they would say, 'He is not here,' then he would make the kingdom or the nation swear that it could not find you.

Modern King James verseion

As Jehovah your God lives, there is no nation nor kingdom where my lord has not sent to seek you. And when they said, He is not there, he took an oath of the kingdom and nation that they did not find you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As surely as the LORD thy God liveth there is no nation or kingdom, whither my lord hath not sent, to seek thee. And when they said thou wast not there, he took an oath of the kingdom and nation, because he found thee not.

NET Bible

As certainly as the Lord your God lives, my master has sent to every nation and kingdom in an effort to find you. When they say, 'He's not here,' he makes them swear an oath that they could not find you.

New Heart English Bible

As the LORD your God lives, there is no nation or kingdom, where my lord has not sent to seek you. When they said, 'He is not here,' he took an oath of the kingdom and nation, that they did not find you.

The Emphasized Bible

By the life of Yahweh thy God, there is no nation or kingdom, whither my lord hath not sent to seek thee, and, when they have said - Nay! he hath taken an oath of the kingdom or the nation, that no one could find thee;

Webster

As the LORD thy God liveth, there is no nation nor kingdom, whither my lord hath not sent to seek thee: and when they said, He is not there; he took an oath of the kingdom and nation, that they found thee not.

World English Bible

As Yahweh your God lives, there is no nation or kingdom, where my lord has not sent to seek you. When they said, 'He is not here,' he took an oath of the kingdom and nation, that they didn't find you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah thy God liveth, if there is a nation and kingdom whither my lord hath not sent to seek thee; and they said, He is not, then he caused the kingdom and the nation to swear, that it doth not find thee;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

there is no
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

or kingdom
ממלכה 
Mamlakah 
Usage: 117

my lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

hath not sent
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

He is not there he took an oath
שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

of the kingdom
ממלכה 
Mamlakah 
Usage: 117

and nation
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

References

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Context Readings

War Between Elijah And The Prophets Of Baal

9 And he said, How have I sinned that thou would deliver thy servant into the hand of Ahab to kill me? 10 As LORD thy God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my lord has not sent to seek thee. And when they said, He is not here, he took an oath from the kingdom and nation that they did not find thee. 11 And now thou say, Go, tell thy lord, Behold, Elijah [is here].


Cross References

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.

1 Samuel 29:6

Then Achish called David, and said to him, As LORD lives, thou have been upright, and thy going out and thy coming in with me in the army is good in my sight, for I have not found evil in thee since the day of thy coming to me to t

1 Kings 1:29

And the king swore, and said, As LORD lives, who has redeemed my soul out of all adversity,

1 Kings 2:24

Now therefore as LORD lives, who has established me, and set me on the throne of David my father, and who has made me a house as he promised, surely Adonijah shall be put to death this day.

1 Kings 17:5

So he went and did according to the word of LORD, for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith that is before the Jordan.

1 Kings 17:9

Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and dwell there. Behold, I have commanded a widow there to sustain thee.

1 Kings 17:12

And she said, As LORD thy God lives, I do not have a cake, but a handful of meal in the jar, and a little oil in the cruse. And, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son that we may eat it,

1 Kings 18:15

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

Psalm 10:2

In the pride of the wicked man the poor man is hotly pursued. Let them be taken in the devices that they have conceived.

Psalm 12:7-8

Thou will keep them, O LORD. Thou will preserve them from this generation forever.

Psalm 31:20

In the covert of thy presence thou will hide them from the plotting of man. Thou will keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

Psalm 91:1

He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Jeremiah 26:20-23

And there was also a man who prophesied in the name of LORD, Uriah the son of Shemaiah of Kiriath-jearim. And he prophesied against this city and against this land according to all the words of Jeremiah.

Jeremiah 36:26

And the king commanded Jerahmeel the king's son, and Seraiah the son of Azriel, and Shelemiah the son of Abdeel, to take Baruch the scribe and Jeremiah the prophet, but LORD hid them.

John 8:59

Therefore they took up stones so that they might throw at him, but Jesus was hid, and went out of the temple, having passed through the midst of them, and thus passed on.

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