Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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

Now Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink, for there is the sound of the roar of an 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.

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.

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

Prayers for 1 Kings 18:41

Context Readings

Elijah At Mount Carmel

40 Then said Elijah unto them, "Lay hands on the Prophets of Baal - let not one of them escape." And when they had taken them, Elijah brought them down unto the brook Kishon, and slew them there. 41 Then Elijah said unto Ahab, "Get thee up and eat and drink, for there is a sound of much rain." 42 And when Ahab went up to eat and to drink, Elijah went up to the top of mount Carmel; and bowed himself to the earth, and put his face between his knees,



Cross References

1 Kings 17:1

And Elijah the Tishbite, which was of the inhabiters of Gilead, said unto Ahab, "As truly as the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, save as I appoint it."

1 Kings 18:1

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."

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go thou thy way then, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with gladness, for thy works please God.

Acts 27:34

wherefore I pray you to take meat: for this no doubt is for your health, for there shall not a hair fall from the head of any of you."

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