Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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Context Readings

Elijah At Mount Carmel

44 And the seventh time he said, "Behold, there ariseth a little cloud out of the sea, like the palm of a man's hand." Then he said, "Go and say to Ahab, 'Put the horses in the chariot, and get thee down that the rain stop thee not.'" 45 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. 46 And the hand of the LORD was on Elijah, and he girded up his loins and ran before Ahab, till they came to Jezreel.



Cross References

Numbers 25:8

and went after the man of Israel into the whorehouse, and thrust them through: both the man of Israel and also the woman even through the belly of her. And the plague ceased from the children of Israel.

Joshua 17:16

Then the children of Joseph said again, "The hill will not be gotten of us: for all the Cananites that dwell in the low country have chariots of iron, and so have they that inhabit Bethshean, and the towns of the same, and they also that dwell in the valley of Jezreel."

Joshua 19:18

And their coasts were Jezreel, Chesulloth, Shunem;

2 Samuel 2:9

and made him king over Gilead and over the Asherites, and over Jezreel; and over Ephraim and Benjamin and over all Israel.

2 Samuel 21:14

and buried them with the bones of Saul and Jonathan his son in the country of Benjamin, in Zela, in the sepulchre of Kish his father. And when they had performed all that the king commanded, God was then at one with the land.

1 Kings 18:39-40

And when all the people saw that, they fell on their faces and said, "The LORD, he is God, the LORD, he is God."

1 Kings 21:1

After these things were done, it chanced that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard in Jezreel hard by the palace of Ahab, king of Samaria.

1 Kings 21:23

And thereto against Jezebel came the word of the LORD, saying, "Dogs shall eat Jezebel, under the walls of Jezreel.

2 Kings 9:16

And Jehu rode and went to Jezreel: for Jehoram lay there, and Ahaziah king of Judah was come to Jehoram.

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