Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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."

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 thou say, Go, tell thy lord, Behold, Elijah [is here], and he will kill me. 15 And Elijah said, As 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

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 Kings 18:10

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.

Genesis 2:1

And the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.

Deuteronomy 1:38

Joshua the son of Nun, who stands before thee, he shall go in there. Encourage thou him, for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.

Deuteronomy 4:19

And lest thou lift up thine eyes to heaven, and when thou see the sun and the moon and the stars, even all the host of heaven, thou be drawn away and worship them, and serve them, which LORD thy God has allotted to all the peoples

Job 25:3

Is there any number of his armies? And upon whom does his light not arise?

Psalm 24:8-10

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

Psalm 103:21

Bless LORD, all ye his hosts, ye ministers of his, who do his pleasure.

Psalm 148:2-3

Praise ye him, all his [heavenly] agents. Praise ye him, all his host.

Isaiah 6:3

And one cried to another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is LORD of hosts. The whole earth is full of his glory.

Isaiah 51:7-8

Hearken to me, ye who know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law. Fear ye not the reproach of men, nor be ye dismayed at their revilings.

Jeremiah 8:2

And they shall spread them before the sun, and the moon, and all the host of heaven, which they have loved, and which they have served, and after which they have walked, and which they have sought, and which they have worshipped. T

Luke 1:19

And having answered, the agent said to him, I am Gabriel who stand in the presence of God. And I was sent to speak to thee, and to announce these good news to thee.

Luke 2:13-14

And suddenly there came to be with the agent a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,

Hebrews 6:16-17

For men certainly swear by the greater, and of every dispute with them the oath is final for confirmation.

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