Parallel Verses

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.

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 over 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

So they cried out with a loud voice [to get Baal’s attention] and cut themselves with swords and lances in accordance with their custom, until the blood flowed out on 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.

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.

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 And at noon Elijah mocked them, and said, "Call loud, for he is a god: but he is talking, or occupied, or in the way, or haply he sleepeth, that he may awake!" 28 And they cried loud and cut themselves, as their manner was, with knives and lances, till the blood flowed on them. 29 And when midday was passed, they prophesied until it was time to offer. But there was neither voice nor answer nor any that regarded them.



Cross References

Leviticus 19:28

Ye shall not rent your flesh for any soul's sake, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD.

Deuteronomy 14:1

Ye are the children of the LORD your God; cut not yourselves nor make you any baldness between the eyes for any man's death.

Micah 6:7

Hath the LORD a pleasure in many thousand rams, or innumerable streams of oil? Or shall I give my firstborn for mine offenses, and the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?"

Mark 5:5

And always both night and day he cried in the mountains and in the graves and beat himself with stones.

Mark 9:22

And often times casteth him into the fire, and also into the water, to destroy him. But if thou canst do anything, have mercy on us, and help us."

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