Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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 at the last, the word of the LORD came to Elijah the third year, saying, "Go show thyself unto Ahab, that I may send rain upon the earth." 2 And Elijah went to show himself unto Ahab, for there was a great famishment in Samaria. 3 Wherefore Ahab called Obadiah the governor of his house - which Obadiah feared God greatly,


Cross References

Leviticus 26:26

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

Deuteronomy 28:23-24

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

2 Kings 6:25

And there arose great dearth in Samaria: for they had besieged it, until an ass's head was worth four score sicles of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of doves' dung worth five sicles.

Psalm 27:1

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

Psalm 51:4

Against thee only have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight, that thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and clear when thou shalt judge.

Proverbs 28:1

The ungodly fleeth, no man chasing him; but the righteous standeth stiff as a lion.

Isaiah 51:12

Yea I, I am even he, that in all things giveth you consolation. What art thou then, that fearest a mortal man; the child of man, which goeth away as doeth the flour,

Jeremiah 14:2-6

"Judah shall mourn, men shall not go much more through his gates: the land shall be no more had in reputation, and the cry of Jerusalem shall break out.

Jeremiah 14:18

For if I go into the field, lo, it lieth all full of slain men: If I come into the city, lo, they be all famished of hunger. Yea, their prophets also and priests shall be led into an unknown land.'"

Joel 1:15-20

Alas, alas for this day. And why? the day of the LORD is at hand, and cometh as a destroyer from the Almighty.

Hebrews 13:5-6

Let your conversation be without covetousness, and be content with that ye have already. For he verily said, "I will not fail thee, neither forsake thee."

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