Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. And the famine was severe in Samaria.

New American Standard Bible

So Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. Now the famine was severe in Samaria.

King James Version

And Elijah went to shew himself unto Ahab. And there was a sore famine in Samaria.

Holman Bible

So Elijah went to present himself to Ahab.

The famine was severe in Samaria.

International Standard Version

So Elijah went to show himself to Ahab, right when the famine in Samaria was most severe.

American Standard Version

And Elijah went to show himself unto Ahab. And the famine was sore in Samaria.

Amplified

So Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. Now the famine was severe in Samaria.

Bible in Basic English

So Elijah went to let Ahab see him. Now there was no food to be had in Samaria.

Darby Translation

And Elijah went to shew himself to Ahab. And the famine was severe in Samaria.

Julia Smith Translation

And Elijah will go to be seen to Ahab. And the famine strong in Shomeron.

King James 2000

And Elijah went to show himself unto Ahab. And there was a severe famine in Samaria.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Elijah went to present himself to Ahab. Now the famine [was] severe in Samaria.

Modern King James verseion

And Elijah went to be seen himself to Ahab. And there was a great famine in Samaria.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Elijah went to show himself unto Ahab, for there was a great famishment in Samaria.

NET Bible

So Elijah went to make an appearance before Ahab. Now the famine was severe in Samaria.

New Heart English Bible

So Elijah went to present himself to Ahab. And the famine was severe in Samaria.

The Emphasized Bible

And Elijah went, to show himself unto Ahab. Now, the famine, was severe in Samaria.

Webster

And Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. And there was a grievous famine in Samaria.

World English Bible

Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. The famine was severe in Samaria.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Elijah goeth to appear unto Ahab. And the famine is severe in Samaria,

Interlinear

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

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

to shew
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

Verse Info

Context Readings

War Between Elijah And The Prophets Of Baal

1 And it came to pass after many days, that the word of LORD came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, Go, show thyself to Ahab, and I will send rain upon the earth. 2 And Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. And the famine was severe in Samaria. 3 And Ahab called Obadiah, who was over the household. (Now Obadiah feared LORD greatly;


Cross References

Leviticus 26:26

When I break your staff of bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver your bread again by weight, and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Deuteronomy 28:23-24

And thy sky that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.

2 Kings 6:25

And there was a great famine in Samaria. And, behold, they besieged it until a donkey's head was sold for eighty [pieces] of silver, and the fourth part of a kab of dove's dung for five [pieces] of silver.

Psalm 27:1

LORD is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? LORD is the strength of my life, of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 51:4

Against thee, thee only, I have sinned, and done that which is evil in thy sight, that thou may be justified when thou speak, and {may prevail (LXX/NT)} when thou {are criticized (LXX/NT)}.

Proverbs 28:1

A wicked man flees when no man pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Isaiah 51:12

I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are thou, that thou are afraid of man who shall die, and of the son of man who shall be made as grass,

Jeremiah 14:2-6

Judah mourns, and the gates thereof languish. They sit in black upon the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem has gone up.

Jeremiah 14:18

If I go forth into the field, then, behold, the slain with the sword! And if I enter into the city, then, behold, those who are sick with famine! For both the prophet and the priest go about in the land, and have no knowledge.

Joel 1:15-20

Alas for the day! For the day of LORD is at hand, and it shall come as destruction from the Almighty.

Hebrews 13:5-6

The Way of life is to be without love of money, being content with the things that are present, for he has said, I will, no, not leave thee, and also, I will, no, not forsake thee.

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