Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it chanced, as Obadiah went in the way, that Elijah met him. And Obadiah knew him and fell on his face and said, "Art not thou my lord Elijah?"

New American Standard Bible

Now as Obadiah was on the way, behold, Elijah met him, and he recognized him and fell on his face and said, “Is this you, Elijah my master?”

King James Version

And as Obadiah was in the way, behold, Elijah met him: and he knew him, and fell on his face, and said, Art thou that my lord Elijah?

Holman Bible

While Obadiah was walking along the road, Elijah suddenly met him. When Obadiah recognized him, he fell with his face to the ground and said, “Is it you, my lord Elijah?”

International Standard Version

While Obadiah was on the road, Elijah met him. Obadiah recognized him and bowed down with his face to the ground. "It's you, isn't it, my master Elijah?"

A Conservative Version

And as Obadiah was in the way, behold, Elijah met him. And he knew him, and fell on his face, and said, Is it thou, my lord Elijah?

American Standard Version

And as Obadiah was in the way, behold, Elijah met him: and he knew him, and fell on his face, and said, Is it thou, my lord Elijah?

Amplified

As Obadiah was on the way, behold, Elijah met him. He recognized him and fell face downward [out of respect] and said, “Is it you, my lord Elijah?”

Bible in Basic English

And while Obadiah was on his way, he came face to face with Elijah; and seeing who it was, he went down on his face and said, Is it you, my lord Elijah?

Darby Translation

And as Obadiah was on the way, behold, Elijah met him; and he knew him, and fell on his face, and said, Is it indeed thou, my lord Elijah?

Julia Smith Translation

And Obadiaha will be in the way, and behold, Elijah to his meeting: and he will behold him and fall upon his face, and say, Art thou this my lord Elijah?

King James 2000

And as Obadiah was in the way, behold, Elijah met him: and he knew him, and fell on his face, and said, Are you my lord Elijah?

Lexham Expanded Bible

It happened that Obadiah [was] on the way, and suddenly Elijah was there to meet him. When he recognized him, he fell on his face and said, "[Is] this you, my lord Elijah?"

Modern King James verseion

And as Obadiah was in the way, and behold! Elijah met him. And he knew him, and fell on his face, and said, Are you my lord Elijah?

NET Bible

As Obadiah was traveling along, Elijah met him. When he recognized him, he fell facedown to the ground and said, "Is it really you, my master, Elijah?"

New Heart English Bible

And as Obadiah was on the way, behold, Elijah met him; and he recognized him and fell on his face and said, "Is it you, my lord Elijah?"

The Emphasized Bible

And so it was, as Obadiah was on the road, that lo! Elijah, met him, - and he recognised him, and fell upon his face, and said - Now art, thou, my lord Elijah?

Webster

And as Obadiah was in the way, behold, Elijah met him: and he knew him, and fell on his face, and said, Art thou that my lord Elijah?

World English Bible

As Obadiah was in the way, behold, Elijah met him: and he recognized him, and fell on his face, and said, "Is it you, my lord Elijah?"

Youngs Literal Translation

and Obadiah is in the way, and lo, Elijah -- to meet him; and he discerneth him, and falleth on his face, and saith, 'Art thou he -- my lord Elijah?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עבדיהוּ עבדיה 
`Obadyah 
Usage: 20

was in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

אליּהוּ אליּה 
'Eliyah 
Usage: 71

met
קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

him and he knew
נכר 
Nakar 
Usage: 49

him, and fell
נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

on his face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

and said

Usage: 0

Art thou that my lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

References

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Context Readings

War Between Elijah And The Prophets Of Baal

6 And they divided the land between them to walk through it. Ahab went one way by himself, and Obadiah went another by himself. 7 And it chanced, as Obadiah went in the way, that Elijah met him. And Obadiah knew him and fell on his face and said, "Art not thou my lord Elijah?" 8 And he said unto him, "I am he. Go and tell Ahab that Elijah is here."


Cross References

2 Kings 1:6-8

And they said unto him, "There came a man against us and said unto us, 'Go and turn again unto the king that sent you, and say unto him: Thus sayeth the LORD. Is it because there is no God in Israel, that thou sendest to enquire through Beelzebub the god of Ekron? Therefore thou shalt not come down from the bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die.'"

Genesis 18:2

And he lift up his eyes and looked: and lo, three men stood not far from him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and fell to the ground

Genesis 18:12

And Sara laughed in herself saying, "Now I am waxed old, shall I give myself to lust, and my lord old also?"

Genesis 44:16

Then said Judah, "What shall we say unto my lord? What shall we speak, or what excuse can we make? God hath found out the wickedness of thy servants. Behold, both we and he with whom the cup is found, are thy servants."

Genesis 44:20

And we answered my lord, 'We have a father that is old, and a young lad which he begat in his age: and the brother of the said lad is dead, and he is all that is left of that mother. And his father loveth him.'

Genesis 44:33

Now therefore let me thy servant bide here for the lad, and be my lord's bondman: and let the lad go home with his brethren.

Genesis 50:18

And his brethren came and fell before him and said, "Behold we be thy servants."

Numbers 12:11

he said unto Moses, "Oh I beseech thee my lord, put not the sin upon us which we have foolishly committed and sinned.

1 Samuel 20:41

And as soon as the lad was gone, David arose out of a place that was toward the south and fell on his face to the ground and bowed himself three times. And they kissed one another and wept together - but David more abundantly.

2 Samuel 19:18

And there went over a boat to carry over the king's household and to do him pleasure. And Shimei the son of Gera fell before the king, as he was come over Jordan,

1 Kings 11:29

And it chanced, at that season, as Jeroboam was gone out of Jerusalem, that the prophet Ahijah the Shilonite met him by the way, having a new mantle on him, and they two alone in the field.

Isaiah 60:14

Moreover, those shall come kneeling unto thee that have vexed thee: and all they that despised thee, shall fall down at thy foot. Thou shalt be called the city of the LORD, the holy Zion of Israel.

Matthew 3:4

This John had his garment of camel's hair, and a girdle of a skin about his loins; his meat was locusts and wild honey.

Matthew 11:8

Other, what went ye out for to see? Went ye to see a man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings' houses.

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