Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as soon as I am gone from thee, the spirit of the LORD shall carry thee away, whither I shall not know: and then when I have gone and told Ahab, and then he can not find thee, he shall slay me. And yet I thy servant have feared the LORD from my young age.

New American Standard Bible

It will come about when I leave you that the Spirit of the Lord will carry you where I do not know; so when I come and tell Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me, although I your servant have feared the Lord from my youth.

King James Version

And it shall come to pass, as soon as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of the LORD shall carry thee whither I know not; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he shall slay me: but I thy servant fear the LORD from my youth.

Holman Bible

But when I leave you, the Spirit of the Lord may carry you off to some place I don’t know. Then when I go report to Ahab and he doesn’t find you, he will kill me. But I, your servant, have feared the Lord from my youth.

International Standard Version

As soon as I've left you, the Spirit of the LORD will carry you off to I don't know where! Then when I go tell Ahab and he can't find you, he'll kill me, even though I have been your servant and have feared the LORD since I was young!

A Conservative Version

And it will come to pass, as soon as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of LORD will carry thee where I know not. And so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he will kill me. But I thy servant fear LORD from my you

American Standard Version

And it will come to pass, as soon as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of Jehovah will carry thee whither I know not; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he will slay me: but I thy servant fear Jehovah from my youth.

Amplified

And as soon as I leave you, the Spirit of the Lord will carry you to a place I do not know; so when I come to tell Ahab and he does not find you, he will kill me. Yet your servant has [reverently] feared the Lord from my youth.

Bible in Basic English

And straight away, when I have gone from you, the spirit of the Lord will take you away, I have no idea where, so that when I come and give word to Ahab, and he sees you not, he will put me to death: though I, your servant, have been a worshipper of the Lord from my earliest years.

Darby Translation

And it shall come to pass when I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of Jehovah shall carry thee whither I know not; and when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he will kill me; and I thy servant fear Jehovah from my youth.

Julia Smith Translation

And being I shall go from thee and the spirit of Jehovah will lift thee up where I shall not know; and I went to announce to Ahab, and he will not find thee, and he will kill me: and thy servant feared Jehovah from my youth.

King James 2000

And it shall come to pass, as soon as I am gone from you, that the spirit of the LORD shall carry you I know not where; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find you, he shall slay me: but I your servant fear the LORD from my youth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it will happen that I will go from you and the Spirit of Yahweh will carry you up to where I do not know. Then I will come to tell Ahab, but he will not find you, and then he will kill me, [even though] your servant has feared Yahweh from my youth.

Modern King James verseion

And it will be as soon as I have gone from you, the Spirit of Jehovah shall carry you where I know not. And when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find you, he will kill me. But I, your servant, have feared Jehovah from my youth.

NET Bible

But when I leave you, the Lord's spirit will carry you away so I can't find you. If I go tell Ahab I've seen you, he won't be able to find you and he will kill me. That would not be fair, because your servant has been a loyal follower of the Lord from my youth.

New Heart English Bible

It will happen, as soon as I am gone from you, that the Spirit of the LORD will carry you I do not know where; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he can't find you, he will kill me. But I, your servant, have feared the LORD from my youth.

The Emphasized Bible

so shall it come to pass, as soon as, I, go from thee, that, the spirit of Yahweh, shall carry thee away - whither I know not, and so, when I go in to tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, then will he slay me, - and yet, thy servant, hath revered Yahweh, from my youth.

Webster

And it will come to pass, as soon as I have gone from thee, that the Spirit of the LORD will carry thee whither I know not; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he will slay me: but I thy servant fear the LORD from my youth.

World English Bible

It will happen, as soon as I am gone from you, that the Spirit of Yahweh will carry you I don't know where; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he can't find you, he will kill me. But I, your servant, have feared Yahweh from my youth.

Youngs Literal Translation

and it hath been, I go from thee, and the Spirit of Jehovah doth lift thee up, whither I know not, and I have come to declare to Ahab, and he doth not find thee, and he hath slain me; and thy servant is fearing Jehovah from my youth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it shall come to pass, as soon as I am gone
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

of the Lord

Usage: 0

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

not and so when I come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

and tell
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

and he cannot find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

me but I thy servant
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

the Lord

Usage: 0

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Context Readings

War Between Elijah And The Prophets Of Baal

11 And now thou sayest, 'Go and tell thy Lord Elijah is here.' 12 And as soon as I am gone from thee, the spirit of the LORD shall carry thee away, whither I shall not know: and then when I have gone and told Ahab, and then he can not find thee, he shall slay me. And yet I thy servant have feared the LORD from my young age. 13 Was it not told my lord what I did, when Jezebel slew the Prophets of the LORD? How I hid a hundred of the LORD's Prophets, fifty in one cave and as many in another, and provided them of bread and water?


Cross References

2 Kings 2:16

And they said unto him, "See, there be among thy servants fifty lusty men; let them go and seek thy master: haply the spirit of the LORD hath taken him up and cast him upon some mountain or in some valley." And he said, "Send not."

Acts 8:39

And as soon as they were come out of the water, the spirit of the Lord caught away Philip; that the chamberlain saw him no more. And he went on his way rejoicing:

Ezekiel 8:3

This similitude stretched out a hand, and took me by the hairy locks of my head, and the spirit lift me up betwixt heaven and earth: And God brought me in a vision to Jerusalem, into the court of the inward port that lieth toward the north. There stood an image, with whom he that hath all things in his power was very wroth.

1 Samuel 2:18

But the lad Samuel ministered before the LORD girded about with a linen ephod.

1 Samuel 2:26

But the child Samuel profited and grew, and was in favour both with the LORD and also with men.

1 Samuel 3:19-20

And Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him, and left none of his words unperformed.

1 Samuel 22:11-19

Then the king sent to call Ahimelech the priest the son of Ahitub, and all his father's house: that is to say, the priests that were in Nob. And they came all to the king.

2 Kings 2:11

And as they went walking and talking, behold, there came a chariot of fire and horses of fire and put them asunder. And Elijah went up in the whirlwind to heaven.

2 Chronicles 34:3

Insomuch that the eighth year of his reign, when he was yet a lad, he began to seek after the God of David his father. And in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of hill altars, groves, carved Images, and Images of metal:

Psalm 71:17-18

Thou, O God, hast taught me from my youth up until now; therefore will I tell of thy wondrous works.

Proverbs 8:13

With me is the fear of the LORD, and the eschewing of evil. As for pride, disdain, and evil way, and a mouth that speaketh wicked things, I utterly abhor them.

Ecclesiastes 7:18

It is good for thee to take hold of this, and not to let that go out of thy hand. For he that feareth God shall escape them all.

Isaiah 50:10

Therefore, whoso feareth the LORD among you, let him hear the voice of his servant. Who so walketh in darkness, and no light shineth upon him, let him trust in the LORD and hold him by his God.

Ezekiel 3:12-14

With that, the spirit took me up. And I heard the noise of a great rushing and removing of the most blessed glory of the LORD out of his place.

Ezekiel 11:24

But the wind took me up, and in a vision which came by the spirit of God it brought me again into Chaldea among the prisoners. Then the vision that I had seen vanished away from me.

Ezekiel 37:1

The hand of the LORD came upon me, and carried me out in the spirit of the LORD, and let me down in a plain field that lay full of bones.

Ezekiel 40:1-2

In the twenty fifth year of our captivity, in the beginning of the year, the tenth day of the month - that is, the fourteenth year, after that the city was smitten down - the same day came the hand of the LORD upon me, and carried me forth:

Daniel 2:5-13

The king gave the Chaldeans their answer, and said, "It is gone from me: If ye will not make me understand the dream with the interpretation thereof, ye shall die, and your houses shall be prised.

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, perceiving that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, as many as were two years old and under according to the time which he had diligently searched out of the wise men.

Matthew 4:1

Then was Jesus led away of the spirit into wilderness to be tempted of the devil.

Luke 1:15

For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall neither drink wine nor strong drink. And he shall be filled with the holy ghost, even in his mother's womb:

Acts 12:19

When Herod had called for him, and found him not, he examined the keepers, and commanded them to depart. And he descended from Jewry to Caesarea, and there abode.

2 Corinthians 12:2-3

I know a man in Christ above fourteen years agone - whether he were in the body I cannot tell, or whether he were out of the body I cannot tell; God knoweth - which was taken up into the third heaven.

2 Timothy 3:15

And forasmuch also as thou hast known holy scripture of a child, which is able to make thee wise unto salvation through the faith, which is in Christ Jesus.

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