Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He said to his servant, “Go up now, look toward the sea.” So he went up and looked and said, “There is nothing.” And he said, “Go back” seven times.

King James Version

And 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.

Holman Bible

Then he said to his servant, “Go up and look toward the sea.”

So he went up, looked, and said, “There’s nothing.”

Seven times Elijah said, “Go back.”

International Standard Version

Then he told his young servant, "Go and look toward the sea." So he went and looked out to sea. "Nothing there," he said.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

and he said to his servant, “Go up, look toward the sea.” So he went up and looked and said, “There is nothing.” Elijah said, “Go back” seven times.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to his servant, Go now, and take a look in the direction of the sea. And he went up, and after looking said, There is nothing. And he said, Go again seven times; and he went seven times.

Darby Translation

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to his boy, Go up now, look the way of the sea. And he will go up and look, and say, Not any thing. And he will say, Turn back seven times.

King James 2000

And 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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said to his servant, "Please go [and] look in the direction of [the] sea." So he went up and looked; then he said, "There is nothing." Then he said, "Go back," seven times.

Modern King James verseion

And he said to his servant, Go up now, look toward the sea. And he went up and looked and said, Nothing. And he said, Go again seven times.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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."

NET Bible

He told his servant, "Go on up and look in the direction of the sea." So he went on up, looked, and reported, "There is nothing." Seven times Elijah sent him to look.

New Heart English Bible

And he said to his servant, "Go up now, look toward the sea." So he went up, and looked, and said, "There is nothing." Then he said, "Go again" seven times.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said he unto his young man - Go up, I pray thee, and look about in the direction of the sea. So he went up, and looked about, and said - There is, nothing whatever. Then said he - Go again, seven times.

Webster

And said to his servant, Go up now, look towards the sea. And he went up and looked, and said, There is nothing. And he said, Go again seven times.

World English Bible

He said to his servant, "Go up now, look toward the sea." He went up, and looked, and said, "There is nothing." He said, "Go again" seven times.

Youngs Literal Translation

and saith unto his young man, 'Go up, I pray thee, look attentively the way of the sea;' and he goeth up and looketh attentively, and saith, 'There is nothing;' and he saith, 'Turn back,' seven times.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

Go up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

נבט 
Nabat 
Usage: 69

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

And he went up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

and looked
נבט 
Nabat 
Usage: 69

and said

Usage: 0

מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

Go again
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

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Context Readings

Elijah At Mount Carmel

42 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. 43 He said to his servant, “Go up now, look toward the sea.” So he went up and looked and said, “There is nothing.” And he said, “Go back” seven times. 44 It came about at the seventh time, that he said, “Behold, a cloud as small as a man’s hand is coming up from the sea.” And he said, “Go up, say to Ahab, ‘Prepare your chariot and go down, so that the heavy shower does not stop you.’”



Cross References

Genesis 32:26

Then he said, “Let me go, for the dawn is breaking.” But he said, “I will not let you go unless you bless me.”

Psalm 5:3

In the morning, O Lord, You will hear my voice;
In the morning I will order my prayer to You and eagerly watch.

Habakkuk 2:3

“For the vision is yet for the appointed time;
It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail.
Though it tarries, wait for it;
For it will certainly come, it will not delay.

Luke 18:1

Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart,

Luke 18:7

now, will not God bring about justice for His elect who cry to Him day and night, and will He delay long over them?

Ephesians 6:18

With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,

Hebrews 10:36-37

For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised.

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