Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He said, "I have not troubled Israel, but you and your father's house have, because you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD and you have followed the Baals.

King James Version

And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou, and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and thou hast followed Baalim.

Holman Bible

He replied, “I have not destroyed Israel, but you and your father’s house have, because you have abandoned the Lord’s commands and followed the Baals.

International Standard Version

But Elijah replied, "I'm no destroyer of Israel. But you and your ancestor's household have been doing that, because you have abandoned the LORD's commandments and have followed the Baals.

A Conservative Version

And he answered, I have not troubled Israel, but thou, and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of LORD, and thou have followed the Baalim.

American Standard Version

And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou, and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of Jehovah, and thou hast followed the Baalim.

Amplified

Elijah replied, I have not troubled Israel, but you have, and your father's house, by forsaking the commandments of the Lord and by following the Baals.

Bible in Basic English

Then he said in answer, I have not been troubling Israel, but you and your family; because, turning away from the orders of the Lord, you have gone after the Baals.

Darby Translation

And he said, I have not troubled Israel, but thou and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of Jehovah, and thou hast followed the Baals.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and thou hast followed Baalim.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, I troubled not Israel? but thou and thy father's house in your forsaking the commands of Jehovah, and thou wilt go after the Baals.

King James 2000

And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but you, and your father's house, in that you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and you have followed Baalim.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He said, "I did not throw Israel into confusion; rather you and the house of your father [have] by forsaking the commands of Yahweh when you went after the Baals!

Modern King James verseion

And he answered, I have not troubled Israel, but you and your father's house have, in that you have forsaken the commandments of Jehovah, and you have followed the Baals.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "It is not I that trouble Israel, but thou and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and hast followed Baal.

NET Bible

Elijah replied, "I have not brought disaster on Israel. But you and your father's dynasty have, by abandoning the Lord's commandments and following the Baals.

New Heart English Bible

He answered, "I have not troubled Israel; but you, and your father's house, in that you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and you have followed the Baals.

The Emphasized Bible

And he said - I have not troubled Israel, but, thou and the house of thy father, - in that ye have forsaken the commandments of Yahweh, and followed Baal.

Webster

And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou, and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and thou hast followed Baalim.

World English Bible

He answered, "I have not troubled Israel; but you, and your father's house, in that you have forsaken the commandments of Yahweh, and you have followed the Baals.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith, 'I have not troubled Israel, but thou and the house of thy father, in your forsaking the commands of Jehovah, and thou goest after the Baalim;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I have not troubled
עכר 
`akar 
Usage: 14

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

but thou, and thy father's
H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

of the Lord

Usage: 0

and thou hast followed
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

References

Morish

Prayers for 1 Kings 18:18

Context Readings

Elijah And The Prophets Of Baal On Mount Carmel

17 When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, "Is this you, you troubler of Israel?" 18 He said, "I have not troubled Israel, but you and your father's house have, because you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD and you have followed the Baals. 19 "Now then send and gather to me all Israel at Mount Carmel, together with 450 prophets of Baal and 400 prophets of the Asherah, who eat at Jezebel's table."



Cross References

2 Chronicles 15:2

and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, "Listen to me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: the LORD is with you when you are with Him And if you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will forsake you.

1 Kings 9:9

"And they will say, 'Because they forsook the LORD their God, who brought their fathers out of the land of Egypt, and adopted other gods and worshiped them and served them, therefore the LORD has brought all this adversity on them.'"

1 Kings 16:31

It came about, as though it had been a trivial thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he married Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went to serve Baal and worshiped him.

1 Kings 21:25

Surely there was no one like Ahab who sold himself to do evil in the sight of the LORD, because Jezebel his wife incited him.

Proverbs 11:19

He who is steadfast in righteousness will attain to life, And he who pursues evil will bring about his own death.

Proverbs 13:21

Adversity pursues sinners, But the righteous will be rewarded with prosperity.

Isaiah 3:11

Woe to the wicked! It will go badly with him, For what he deserves will be done to him.

Jeremiah 2:13

"For My people have committed two evils: They have forsaken Me, The fountain of living waters, To hew for themselves cisterns, Broken cisterns That can hold no water.

Jeremiah 2:19

"Your own wickedness will correct you, And your apostasies will reprove you; Know therefore and see that it is evil and bitter For you to forsake the LORD your God, And the dread of Me is not in you," declares the Lord GOD of hosts.

Ezekiel 3:8

"Behold, I have made your face as hard as their faces and your forehead as hard as their foreheads.

Matthew 14:4

For John had been saying to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."

Acts 24:13

"Nor can they prove to you the charges of which they now accuse me.

Acts 24:20

"Or else let these men themselves tell what misdeed they found when I stood before the Council,

Revelation 2:8-9

"And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life, says this:

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