Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Elijah said, “As the Lord of hosts lives, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself to him today.”

King James Version

And Elijah said, As the LORD of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, I will surely shew myself unto him to day.

Holman Bible

Then Elijah said, “As the Lord of Hosts lives, before whom I stand, today I will present myself to Ahab.”

International Standard Version

But Elijah promised him, "As the LORD of the Heavenly Armies lives, in whose presence I stand, I will appear to Ahab today."

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

And Elijah said, As Jehovah of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself unto him to-day.

Amplified

Elijah said, “As the Lord of hosts (armies) lives, before whom I stand, I will certainly show myself to Ahab today.”

Bible in Basic English

And Elijah said, By the life of the Lord of armies, whose servant I am, I will certainly let him see me today.

Darby Translation

And Elijah said, As Jehovah of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, I will certainly shew myself to him to-day.

Julia Smith Translation

And Elijah will say to him, Jehovah of armies lives whom I stand before him that this day, I will be seen to him.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Elijah said, "{As Yahweh of hosts lives}, before whom I stand, I will certainly show myself to him today."

Modern King James verseion

And Elijah said, As Jehovah of Hosts lives, before whom I stand, I will surely be seen by him today.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Elijah said, "As truly as the LORD of Hosts liveth, before whom I stand: I will show myself unto him this day."

NET Bible

But Elijah said, "As certainly as the Lord who rules over all lives (whom I serve), I will make an appearance before him today."

New Heart English Bible

Elijah said, "As the LORD of hosts lives, before whom I stand, I will surely present myself to him today."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Elijah - By the life of Yahweh of hosts, before whom I stand, to-day, will I show myself unto him.

Webster

And Elijah said, As the LORD of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself to him to-day.

World English Bible

Elijah said, "As Yahweh of Armies lives, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself to him today."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Elijah saith, 'Jehovah of Hosts liveth, before whom I have stood, surely to-day I appear unto him.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אליּהוּ אליּה 
'Eliyah 
Usage: 71

As the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

I will surely shew
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

References

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

War Between Elijah And The Prophets Of Baal

14 And now you are saying, ‘Go, say to your master, “Behold, Elijah is here”’; he will then kill me.” 15 Elijah said, “As the Lord of hosts lives, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself to him today.” 16 So Obadiah went to meet Ahab and told him; and Ahab went to meet Elijah.


Cross References

1 Kings 17:1

Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the Lord, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, surely there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.”

1 Kings 18:10

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.

Genesis 2:1

Thus the heavens and the earth were completed, and all their hosts.

Deuteronomy 1:38

Joshua the son of Nun, who stands before you, he shall enter there; encourage him, for he will cause Israel to inherit it.

Deuteronomy 4:19

And beware not to lift up your eyes to heaven and see the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of heaven, and be drawn away and worship them and serve them, those which the Lord your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.

Job 25:3

“Is there any number to His troops?
And upon whom does His light not rise?

Psalm 24:8-10

Who is the King of glory?
The Lord strong and mighty,
The Lord mighty in battle.

Psalm 103:21

Bless the Lord, all you His hosts,
You who serve Him, doing His will.

Psalm 148:2-3

Praise Him, all His angels;
Praise Him, all His hosts!

Isaiah 6:3

And one called out to another and said,
Holy, Holy, Holy, is the Lord of hosts,
The whole earth is full of His glory.”

Isaiah 51:7-8

Listen to Me, you who know righteousness,
A people in whose heart is My law;
Do not fear the reproach of man,
Nor be dismayed at their revilings.

Jeremiah 8:2

They will spread them out to the sun, the moon and to all the host of heaven, which they have loved and which they have served, and which they have gone after and which they have sought, and which they have worshiped. They will not be gathered or buried; they will be as dung on the face of the ground.

Luke 1:19

The angel answered and said to him, “I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to bring you this good news.

Luke 2:13-14

And suddenly there appeared with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,

Hebrews 6:16-17

For men swear by one greater than themselves, and with them an oath given as confirmation is an end of every dispute.

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