Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass in a little while, that the heavens grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel.

New American Standard Bible

In a little while the sky grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a heavy shower. And Ahab rode and went to Jezreel.

King James Version

And it came to pass in the mean while, that the heaven was black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel.

Holman Bible

In a little while, the sky grew dark with clouds and wind, and there was a downpour. So Ahab got in his chariot and went to Jezreel.

International Standard Version

A little while later, the sky turned black with storm clouds and winds, and there was a heavy shower. So Ahab rode off to Jezreel.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass in a little while, that the heavens grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel:

Amplified

In a little while the sky grew dark with clouds and wind, and there were heavy showers. And Ahab mounted and rode [his chariot] and went [inland] to Jezreel.

Bible in Basic English

And after a very little time, the heaven became black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab went in his carriage to Jezreel.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass in the mean while, that the heavens became black with clouds and wind, and there was a great pour of rain. And Ahab got on the chariot, and went to Jizreel.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be even thus and even thus, and the heavens were darkened with clouds and wind, and there will be a great rain. And Ahab will ride and go to Jezrecl.

King James 2000

And it came to pass in a little while, that the heaven was black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{In no time} the heavens grew black [with] clouds and wind, and there was heavy rain. Ahab rode and he went to Jezreel,

Modern King James verseion

And it happened in the meantime the heaven was black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rose and went to Jezreel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And within a little while, heaven was black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode and went to Jezreel.

NET Bible

Meanwhile the sky was covered with dark clouds, the wind blew, and there was a heavy rainstorm. Ahab rode toward Jezreel.

New Heart English Bible

It happened in a little while, that the sky grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a heavy rain. Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, meanwhile, that, the heavens, had enshrouded themselves with clouds and wind, and there came a great rain, and Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel;

Webster

And it came to pass in the mean while, that the heaven was black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel.

World English Bible

It happened in a little while, that the sky grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass, in the meantime, that the heavens have become black -- thick clouds and wind -- and the shower is great; and Ahab rideth, and goeth to Jezreel,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it came to pass in the mean while
כּה 
Koh 
Usage: 577

that the heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

קדר 
Qadar 
Usage: 17

with clouds
עב 
`ab 
Usage: 32

and wind
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

and there was a great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

גּשׁם 
Geshem 
Usage: 35

אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

רכב 
Rakab 
Usage: 78

and went
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

References

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Hastings

Context Readings

Elijah At Mount Carmel

44 And it came to pass at the seventh time, that he said, Behold, a cloud rises out of the sea, as small as a man's hand. And he said, Go up, say to Ahab, Make ready [thy chariot], and get thee down, that the rain not stop thee. 45 And it came to pass in a little while, that the heavens grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel. 46 And the hand of LORD was on Elijah, and he girded up his loins, and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.



Cross References

Numbers 25:8

And he went after the man of Israel into the tent, and thrust both of them through, the man of Israel, and the woman through her body. So the plague was stayed from the sons of Israel.

Joshua 17:16

And the sons of Joseph said, The hill-country is not enough for us, and all the Canaanites who dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both those who are in Beth-shean and its towns, and those who are in the valley o

Joshua 19:18

And their border was to Jezreel, and Chesulloth, and Shunem,

2 Samuel 2:9

And he made him king over Gilead, and over the Ashurites, and over Jezreel, and over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, and over all Israel.

2 Samuel 21:14

And they buried the bones of Saul and Jonathan his son in the country of Benjamin in Zela, in the sepulcher of Kish his father. And they performed all that the king commanded. And after that God was appealed for the land.

1 Kings 18:39-40

And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces. And they said, LORD, he is God, LORD, he is God.

1 Kings 21:1

And it came to pass after these things, that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard, which was in Jezreel, near by the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.

1 Kings 21:23

And LORD spoke also of Jezebel, saying, The dogs shall eat Jezebel by the rampart of Jezreel.

2 Kings 9:16

So Jehu rode in a chariot, and went to Jezreel, for Joram lay there. And Ahaziah king of Judah came down to see Joram.

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