Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 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

2 Kings 3:15

But now bring me a minstrel. And as the minstrel played, the hand of the LORD was upon him.

2 Kings 4:29

Then he said to Gehazi, "Gird up thy loins, and take my staff in thine hand and away. If any man meet thee, salute him not. And if any salute thee, answer him not again. And put my staff upon the boy."

2 Kings 9:1

And Elisha the prophet called unto one of the children of the prophets, and said to him, "Gird up thy loins and take this box of oil in thine hand and get thee to Ramoth in Gilead.

Jeremiah 1:17

And therefore gird up thy loins, arise, and tell them all that I give thee in commandment. Fear them not; I will not have thee to be afraid of them.

Ezekiel 3:14

Now when the spirit took me up, and carried me away, I went with a heavy and sorrowful mind, but the hand of the LORD comforted me right soon.

Isaiah 8:11

For the LORD chastised me, and took me by the hand, and warned me, saying unto me that I should not walk in the ways of this people. He said moreover,

Ezekiel 1:3

At the same time came the word of the LORD unto Ezekiel the son of Buzi the priest, in the land of the Chaldeans by the water of Chebar, where the hand of the LORD came upon him.

1 Peter 1:13

Wherefore, gird up the loins of your minds, be sober, and trust perfectly on the grace that is brought unto you by the declaring of Jesus Christ;

Job 38:3

Gird up thy loins like a man, for I will question thee, see thou give me a direct answer.

Matthew 22:21

They said unto him, "Caesar's." Then said he unto them, "Give therefore to Caesar, that which is Caesar's: and give unto God, that which is God's."

Ephesians 6:14

Stand, therefore, and your loins gird about with verity, having on the breastplate of righteousness,

1 Peter 2:17

See that ye honour all men. Love brotherly fellowship, fear God, and honour the King.

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