Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And the hand of LORD was on Elijah, and he girded up his loins, and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

New American Standard Bible

Then the hand of the Lord was on Elijah, and he girded up his loins and outran Ahab to Jezreel.

King James Version

And the hand of the LORD was on Elijah; and he girded up his loins, and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

Holman Bible

The power of the Lord was on Elijah, and he tucked his mantle under his belt and ran ahead of Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

International Standard Version

After Ahab had left, the hand of the LORD came upon Elijah, and he tucked his mantle into his belt and outran Ahab in a race to the city gate of Jezreel.

American Standard Version

and the hand of Jehovah was on Elijah; and he girded up his loins, and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

Amplified

Then the hand of the Lord came upon Elijah [giving him supernatural strength]. He girded up his loins and outran Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel [nearly twenty miles].

Bible in Basic English

And the hand of the Lord was on Elijah; and he made himself strong, and went running before Ahab till they came to Jezreel.

Darby Translation

And the hand of Jehovah was upon Elijah; and he girded up his loins, and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jizreel.

Julia Smith Translation

And the hand of Jehovah was to Elijah; and he will bind up his loins, and he will run before Ahab, even to thy Coming to Jezreel.

King James 2000

And the hand of the LORD was on Elijah; and he girded up his loins, and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but the hand of Yahweh was on Elijah; he girded up his loins and ran before Ahab as one comes to Jezreel.

Modern King James verseion

And the hand of Jehovah was on Elijah. And he girded up his loins and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the hand of the LORD was on Elijah, and he girded up his loins and ran before Ahab, till they came to Jezreel.

NET Bible

Now the Lord energized Elijah with power; he tucked his robe into his belt and ran ahead of Ahab all the way to Jezreel.

New Heart English Bible

The hand of the LORD was on Elijah; and he tucked his cloak into his belt and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

The Emphasized Bible

but, the hand of Yahweh, came upon Elijah, so he girded his loins, - and ran before Ahab, until thou enterest Jezreel.

Webster

And the hand of the LORD was on Elijah; and he girded his loins, and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

World English Bible

The hand of Yahweh was on Elijah; and he tucked his cloak into his belt and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the hand of Jehovah hath been on Elijah, and he girdeth up his loins, and runneth before Ahab, till thine entering Jezreel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of the Lord

Usage: 0

was on Elijah
אליּהוּ אליּה 
'Eliyah 
Usage: 71

and he girded up
שׁנס 
Shanac 
gird up
Usage: 1

מתן 
Mothen 
Usage: 47

and ran
רוּץ 
Ruwts 
Usage: 103

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

to the entrance

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

Context Readings

Elijah At Mount Carmel

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

2 Kings 3:15

But now bring me a minstrel. And it came to pass, when the minstrel played, that the hand of LORD came upon him.

2 Kings 4:29

Then he said to Gehazi, Gird up thy loins, and take my staff in thy hand, and go thy way. If thou meet any man, do not salute him, and if any salute thee, do not answer him again. And lay my staff upon the face of the child.

2 Kings 9:1

And Elisha the prophet called one of the sons of the prophets, and said to him, Gird up thy loins, and take this vial of oil in thy hand, and go to Ramoth-gilead.

Jeremiah 1:17

Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and arise, and speak to them all that I command thee. Be not dismayed at them, lest I dismay thee before them.

Ezekiel 3:14

So the Spirit lifted me up, and took me away. And I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit, and the hand of LORD was strong upon me.

Isaiah 8:11

For LORD spoke thus to me with a strong hand, and instructed me not to walk in the way of this people, saying,

Ezekiel 1:3

the word of LORD came expressly to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar, and the hand of LORD was there upon him.

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore having girded up the loins of your mind, being sober, hope entirely for the grace brought to you at the revealing of Jesus Christ.

Job 38:3

Gird up now thy loins like a man, for I will demand of thee, and declare thou to me.

Matthew 22:21

They say to him, Caesar's. Then he says to them, Therefore, render the things of Caesar to Caesar, and the things of God to God.

Ephesians 6:14

Stand ye therefore having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

1 Peter 2:17

Respect all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Respect the king.

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