Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So they cried with a loud voice and cut themselves according to their custom with swords and lances until the blood gushed out on them.

King James Version

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, till the blood gushed out upon them.

Holman Bible

They shouted loudly, and cut themselves with knives and spears, according to their custom, until blood gushed out on them.

International Standard Version

So the prophets of Baal cried even louder and slashed themselves with swords and lances until their blood gushed out all over them, as was their custom.

A Conservative Version

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lances, till the blood gushed out upon them.

American Standard Version

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lances, till the blood gushed out upon them.

Amplified

And they cried aloud and cut themselves after their custom with knives and lances until the blood gushed out upon them.

Bible in Basic English

So they gave loud cries, cutting themselves with knives and swords, as was their way, till the blood came streaming out all over them.

Darby Translation

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with swords and spears, till the blood gushed out upon them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they cried aloud and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets until the blood gushed out upon them.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will call with a great voice, and they will cut themselves according to their judgment, with swords and with spears, even to the pouring out of blood upon them.

King James 2000

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lances, till the blood gushed out upon them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So they called out with a loud voice, and they cut themselves with swords and with spears as was their custom, until the blood poured out over them.

Modern King James verseion

And they cried with a loud voice and cut themselves with knives and spears until the blood gushed out on them, as is their way.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they cried loud and cut themselves, as their manner was, with knives and lances, till the blood flowed on them.

NET Bible

So they yelled louder and, in accordance with their prescribed ritual, mutilated themselves with swords and spears until their bodies were covered with blood.

New Heart English Bible

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves, as was their custom, with swords and spears, until the blood gushed out on them.

The Emphasized Bible

And they cried, with a loud voice, and cut themselves, after their custom, with swords, and with lances, - until the blood gushed out upon them.

Webster

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, till the blood gushed out upon them.

World English Bible

They cried aloud, and cut themselves in their way with knives and lances, until the blood gushed out on them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they call with a loud voice, and cut themselves, according to their ordinance, with swords and with spears, till a flowing of blood is on them;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

and cut
גּדד 
Gadad 
Usage: 9

with knives
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

and lancets
רמח 
Romach 
Usage: 15

till the blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

Context Readings

Elijah And The Prophets Of Baal On Mount Carmel

27 It came about at noon, that Elijah mocked them and said, "Call out with a loud voice, for he is a god; either he is occupied or gone aside, or is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and needs to be awakened." 28 So they cried with a loud voice and cut themselves according to their custom with swords and lances until the blood gushed out on them. 29 When midday was past, they raved until the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice; but there was no voice, no one answered, and no one paid attention.



Cross References

Leviticus 19:28

'You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the LORD.

Deuteronomy 14:1

"You are the sons of the LORD your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the sake of the dead.

Micah 6:7

Does the LORD take delight in thousands of rams, In ten thousand rivers of oil? Shall I present my firstborn for my rebellious acts, The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?

Mark 5:5

Constantly, night and day, he was screaming among the tombs and in the mountains, and gashing himself with stones.

Mark 9:22

"It has often thrown him both into the fire and into the water to destroy him. But if You can do anything, take pity on us and help us!"

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