Parallel Verses

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.

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 said, “I have not brought disaster on Israel, but you and your father’s household have, by abandoning (rejecting) 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.

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.

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 And when Ahab saw Elijah, he said unto him, "Art thou he that troubleth Israel?" 18 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. 19 But now send and gather to me all Israel unto mount Carmel; and the Prophets of Baal, four hundred and fifty; and the Prophets of the groves; four hundred, which eat of Jezebel's table.



Cross References

2 Chronicles 15:2

And he went out against Asa and said to him, "Hear me Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: The LORD is with you, while ye be with him, and if ye shall seek him, he will be found of you: but and if ye shall forsake him, he will forsake you.

1 Kings 9:9

And it shall be answered then, 'Because they forsook the LORD their God which brought their fathers out of the land of Egypt, and have taken hold upon other gods and have stooped unto him and served them: therefore hath the LORD brought upon them all this evil.'"

1 Kings 16:31

For it seemed him a light thing to walk in the sin of Jeroboam - But took Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians to wife, and went and served Baal and bowed unto him.

1 Kings 21:25

For there was none at all like Ahab, that was so utterly given to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, and that because Jezebel his wife pricked him forward.

Proverbs 11:19

Like as righteousness bringeth life; even so to cleave unto evil, bringeth death.

Proverbs 13:21

Mischief followeth upon sinners; but the righteous shall have a good reward,

Isaiah 3:11

But woe be unto the ungodly and unrighteous, for they shall be rewarded after their works.

Jeremiah 2:13

For my people hath done two evils: They have forsaken me, the well of the water of life; and digged them pits, yea, vile and broken pits, that hold no water.

Jeremiah 2:19

Thine own wickedness shall reprove thee, and thy turning away shall condemn thee: that thou mayest know and understand, how evil and hurtful a thing it is, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and not feared him, sayeth the LORD God of Hosts.

Ezekiel 3:8

Behold, therefore, I will make thy face prevail against their faces, and harden thy forehead against their foreheads;

Matthew 14:4

For John said unto him, "It is not lawful for thee to have her."

Acts 24:13

Neither can they prove the things whereof they accuse me.

Acts 24:20

or else let these same here say, if they have found any evildoing in me, while I stand here in the council,

Revelation 2:8-9

"And unto the angel of the congregation of Smyrna write, 'These things saith he that is first, and the last, which was dead and is alive:

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