Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel, and he bowed himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees.

New American Standard Bible

So Ahab went up to eat and drink. But Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he crouched down on the earth and put his face between his knees.

King James Version

So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees,

Holman Bible

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.

International Standard Version

So Ahab got up to get something to eat and drink while Elijah went back up to the top of Mount Carmel, where he bowed low to the ground and placed his face between his knees.

American Standard Version

So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he bowed himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees.

Amplified

So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he crouched down to the earth and put his face between his knees,

Bible in Basic English

So Ahab went up to have food and drink, while Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he went down on the earth, putting his face between his knees.

Darby Translation

And Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he bowed down on the earth, and put his face between his knees.

Julia Smith Translation

And Ahab will go up to eat and to drink. And Elijah will go up to the head of Cannel and prostrate himself upon the earth, and put his face between his knees.

King James 2000

So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees,

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Ahab went up to eat and to drink while Elijah went to the top of Carmel, bent down to the earth, and put his face between his knees.

Modern King James verseion

So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel. And he threw himself down on the earth and put his face between his knees.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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,

NET Bible

So Ahab went on up to eat and drink, while Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel. He bent down toward the ground and put his face between his knees.

New Heart English Bible

So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he bowed himself down toward the ground, and put his face between his knees.

The Emphasized Bible

So Ahab went up, to eat and to drink, - but, Elijah, went up to the top of Carmel, and bowed himself to the earth, and put his face between his knees.

Webster

So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees,

World English Bible

So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he bowed himself down on the earth, and put his face between his knees.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Ahab goeth up to eat, and to drink, and Elijah hath gone up unto the top of Carmel, and he stretcheth himself out on the earth, and he placeth his face between his knees,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So Ahab
אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

went up
עלה 
`alah 
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890
Usage: 890

to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

and to drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

אליּהוּ אליּה 
'Eliyah 
Usage: 71

to the top
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of Carmel
כּרמל 
Karmel 
Usage: 25

and he cast himself down
גּהר 
Gahar 
Usage: 3

upon the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and put
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Context Readings

Elijah At Mount Carmel

41 And Elijah said to Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink, for there is the sound of abundance of rain. 42 So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel, and he bowed himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees. 43 And he said to his servant, Go up now, look toward the sea. And he went up, and looked, and said, There is nothing. And he said, Go again seven times.



Cross References

Genesis 24:52

And it came to pass, that, when Abraham's servant heard their words, he bowed himself down to the earth to LORD.

Joshua 7:6

And Joshua tore his clothes, and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of LORD until the evening, he and the elders of Israel, and they put dust upon their heads.

2 Samuel 12:16

David therefore besought God for the child. And David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the ground.

1 Kings 18:19-20

Now therefore send, and gather to me all Israel to mount Carmel, and the prophets of Baal four hundred and fifty, and the prophets of the Asherah four hundred, who eat at Jezebel's table.

1 Kings 19:13

And it was so, when Elijah heard it, that he wrapped his face in his mantle, and went out, and stood in the entrance of the cave. And, behold, there came a voice to him, and said, What are thou doing here, Elijah?

Ezra 9:6

and I said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God, for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our guiltiness has grown up to the heavens.

Psalm 89:7

a God very awesome in the council of the holy ones, and to be feared above all those who are round about him?

Isaiah 6:2

Above him stood the seraphim. Each one had six wings, with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.

Isaiah 38:2

Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall, and prayed to LORD,

Daniel 9:3

And I set my face to LORD God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.

Daniel 9:7

O LORD, righteousness belongs to thee, but to us confusion of face, as at this day, to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to all Israel, who are near, and who are far off, through all the countries where tho

Matthew 14:23

And having dismissed the multitudes, he went up onto the mountain in private to pray. And having become evening, he was there alone.

Mark 14:35

And having gone forward a little, he fell on the ground, and prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from him.

Luke 6:12

And he happened in these days to go out onto the mountain to pray, and he was continuing all night in prayer to God.

Acts 10:9

Now on the morrow, while those men were traveling and approaching the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray, about the sixth hour.

James 5:16-18

Confess ye the trespasses to each other, and pray for each other so that ye may be healed. A working supplication of a righteous man is very powerful.

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