Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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.

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.

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 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, 43 and said to his servant, "Go up and look toward the sea." And he went up and looked, and said, "Here is nothing." And he said, "Go again seven times."



Cross References

Genesis 24:52

And when Abraham's servant heard their words, he bowed himself unto the LORD, flat upon the earth.

Joshua 7:6

And Joshua rent his clothes and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of the LORD until the eventide, both he and the elders of Israel; and put earth upon their heads.

2 Samuel 12:16

And David besought God for the boy and fasted and went and lay all night upon the earth.

1 Kings 18:19-20

But now send and gather to me all Israel unto mount Carmel; and the Prophets of Baal, four hundred and fifty; and the Prophets of the groves; four hundred, which eat of Jezebel's table.

1 Kings 19:13

And when Elijah heard it, he covered his face with his mantle, and went out and stood in the mouth of the cave. And see, there came a voice unto him and said, "What doest thou here Elijah?"

Ezra 9:6

and said, "My God, I am ashamed, and dare not lift up mine eyes unto thee my God: for our wickednesses are grown over our head, and our trespasses are waxen great unto the heaven.

Psalm 89:7

God is greatly to be feared in the council of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.

Isaiah 6:2

From above flickered the Seraphims, whereof every one had six wings: With twain each covered his face, with twain his feet, and with twain did he fly.

Isaiah 38:2

Then Hezekiah turned his face toward the wall, and prayed unto the LORD,

Daniel 9:3

and I turned me unto God the LORD, for to pray and make mine intercession, with fasting, sack cloth and ashes.

Daniel 9:7

O LORD righteousness belongeth unto thee; unto us pertaineth nothing but open shame: as it is come to pass this day unto every man of Judah, and to them that dwell at Jerusalem. Yea, unto all Israel, whether they be far or nigh, throughout all lands wherein thou hast strawed them, because of the offenses that they had done against thee.

Matthew 14:23

And as soon as he had sent the people away, he went up into a mountain alone to pray. And when night was come he was there himself alone.

Mark 14:35

And he went forth a little and fell down on the ground and prayed that if it were possible, the hour might pass from him.

Luke 6:12

And it fortuned in those days, that he went out into a mountain for to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.

Acts 10:9

On the morrow as they went on their journey and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went upon the top of the house to pray, about the sixth hour.

James 5:16-18

Knowledge your faults one to another: and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man availeth much, if it be fervent.

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