Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a rainstorm.”

New American Standard Bible

Now Elijah said to Ahab, "Go up, eat and drink; for there is the sound of the roar of a heavy shower."

King James Version

And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain.

International Standard Version

After this, Elijah told Ahab, "Get up and have something to eat and drink, because there's the sound of a coming rainstorm."

A Conservative Version

And Elijah said to Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink, for there is the sound of abundance of rain.

American Standard Version

And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is the sound of abundance of rain.

Amplified

And Elijah said to Ahab, Go up, eat and drink, for there is the sound of abundance of rain.

Bible in Basic English

Then Elijah said to Ahab, Up! take food and drink, for there is a sound of much rain.

Darby Translation

And Elijah said to Ahab, Go up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Elijah said to Ahab, Go up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain.

Julia Smith Translation

And Elijah will say to Ahab, Go up, eat and drink; for a voice of a multitude of rain.

King James 2000

And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get you up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Elijah said to Ahab, "Go up, eat and drink, for [there is] the sound of the noise of rain."

Modern King James verseion

And Elijah said to Ahab, Go up, eat and drink, because of the sound of plenty of rain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Elijah said unto Ahab, "Get thee up and eat and drink, for there is a sound of much rain."

NET Bible

Then Elijah told Ahab, "Go on up and eat and drink, for the sound of a heavy rainstorm can be heard."

New Heart English Bible

And Elijah said to Ahab, "Get up, eat and drink; for there is the sound of a heavy rain."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Elijah unto Ahab, Go up, eat and drink, - for there is a sound of a downpour of rain.

Webster

And Elijah said to Ahab, Go up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain.

World English Bible

Elijah said to Ahab, "Get up, eat and drink; for there is the sound of abundance of rain."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Elijah saith to Ahab, 'Go up, eat and drink, because of the sound of the noise of the shower.'

Interlinear

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

אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

Get thee up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

and drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

for there is a sound
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

המן המון 
Hamown 
Usage: 83

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Elijah At Mount Carmel

40 Then Elijah ordered them, “Seize the prophets of Baal! Do not let even one of them escape.” So they seized them, and Elijah brought them down to the Wadi Kishon and slaughtered them there. 41 Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a rainstorm.” 42 So Ahab went to eat and drink, but Elijah went up to the summit of Carmel. He bowed down on the ground and put his face between his knees.



Cross References

1 Kings 17:1

Now Elijah the Tishbite, from the Gilead settlers, said to Ahab, “As the Lord God of Israel lives, I stand before Him, and there will be no dew or rain during these years except by my command!”

1 Kings 18:1

After a long time, the word of the Lord came to Elijah in the third year: “Go and present yourself to Ahab. I will send rain on the surface of the land.”

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go, eat your bread with pleasure, and drink your wine with a cheerful heart, for God has already accepted your works.

Acts 27:34

Therefore I urge you to take some food. For this has to do with your survival, since none of you will lose a hair from your head.”

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