Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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 yet now thou sayest, "Go show thy lord that Elijah is here, that he should slay me." 15 Then Elijah said, "As truly as the LORD of Hosts liveth, before whom I stand: I will show myself unto him this day." 16 And thereupon Obadiah went to Ahab and told him. And Ahab went against Elijah.


Cross References

1 Kings 17:1

And Elijah the Tishbite, which was of the inhabiters of Gilead, said unto Ahab, "As truly as the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, save as I appoint it."

1 Kings 18:10

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.

Genesis 2:1

Thus was heaven and earth finished with all their apparel:

Deuteronomy 1:38

But Joshua the son of Nun which standeth before thee, he shall go in thither. Bold him therefore, for he shall divide it unto Israel.

Deuteronomy 4:19

Yea, and lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun and the moon and the stars and whatsoever is contained in heaven, shouldest be deceived and shouldest bow thyself unto them and serve the things which the LORD thy God hath distributed unto all nations that are under all quarters of heaven.

Job 25:3

whose men of war are innumerable, and whose light ariseth over all.

Psalm 24:8-10

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

Psalm 103:21

O praise the LORD all ye his hosts, ye servants of his that do his pleasure.

Psalm 148:2-3

Praise him all ye angels of his; praise him, all his host.

Isaiah 6:3

They cried also each one to other on this manner: "Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of Hosts! The whole world is full of his glory!"

Isaiah 51:7-8

Hearken unto me ye that know righteousness, and so let the people that have my law in their hearts. Fear not the rebukes of man neither faint for their blasphemies.

Jeremiah 8:2

and laid against the Sun, the Moon and all the heavenly host: whom they loved, whom they served, whom they ran after, whom they sought and worshipped. They shall neither be gathered together nor buried, but shall lie upon the earth, to their shame and despising.

Luke 1:19

And the angel answered, and said unto him, "I am Gabriel that stand in the presence of God, and am sent to speak unto thee: and to show thee these glad tidings.

Luke 2:13-14

And straightway there was with the angel a multitude of heavenly soldiers, lauding God, and saying,

Hebrews 6:16-17

Men verily swear by him that is greater than themselves; And an oath to confirm the thing, is among them an end of all strife.

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