Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

A Conservative Version

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

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 the LORD came to Elijah in the third year, saying, Go, shew thyself unto Ahab; and I will send rain upon the earth. 2 And Elijah went to shew himself unto Ahab. And there was a sore famine in Samaria. 3 And Ahab called Obadiah, which was the governor of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the LORD greatly:


Cross References

Leviticus 26:26

And when I have broken the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver you your bread again by weight: and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Deuteronomy 28:23-24

And thy heaven 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 an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dung for five pieces of silver.

Psalm 27:1

{A Psalm of David.} The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 51:4

Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest.

Proverbs 28:1

The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Isaiah 51:12

I, even I, am he that comforteth you: who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man which shall be made as grass;

Jeremiah 14:2-6

Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is 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 them that are sick with famine! yea, both the prophet and the priest go about into a land that they know not.

Joel 1:15-20

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

Hebrews 13:5-6

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

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