Parallel Verses

Amplified

The hand of the Lord was on Elijah. He girded up his loins and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel [nearly twenty miles].

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 In a little while, the heavens were black with wind-swept clouds, and there was a great rain. And Ahab went to Jezreel. 46 The hand of the Lord was on Elijah. He girded up his loins and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel [nearly twenty miles].



Cross References

2 Kings 3:15

But now bring me a minstrel. And while the minstrel played, the hand and power of the Lord came upon [Elisha].

2 Kings 4:29

Then he said to Gehazi, Gird up your loins and take my staff in your hand and go lay my staff on the face of the child. If you meet any man, do not salute him. If he salutes you, do not answer him.

2 Kings 9:1

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

Jeremiah 1:17

But you [Jeremiah], gird up your loins! Arise and tell them all that I command you. Do not be dismayed and break down at the sight of their faces, lest I confound you before them and permit you to be overcome.

Ezekiel 3:14

So the Spirit lifted me up and took me away [in the vision], and I went in bitterness [of discouragement] in the heat of my spirit; and the hand of the Lord was strong upon me.

Isaiah 8:11

For the Lord spoke thus to me with His strong hand [upon me], and warned and instructed me not to walk in the way of this people, saying,

Ezekiel 1:3

The word of the 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 the Lord was there upon him.

1 Peter 1:13

So brace up your minds; be sober (circumspect, morally alert); set your hope wholly and unchangeably on the grace (divine favor) that is coming to you when Jesus Christ (the Messiah) is revealed.

Job 38:3

Gird up now your loins like a man, and I will demand of you, and you declare to Me.

Matthew 22:21

They said, Caesar's. Then He said to them, Pay therefore to Caesar the things that are due to Caesar, and pay to God the things that are due to God.

Ephesians 6:14

Stand therefore [hold your ground], having tightened the belt of truth around your loins and having put on the breastplate of integrity and of moral rectitude and right standing with God,

1 Peter 2:17

Show respect for all men [treat them honorably]. Love the brotherhood (the Christian fraternity of which Christ is the Head). Reverence God. Honor the emperor.

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