Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

He who dies of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat, and he who dies in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat.

New American Standard Bible

The one belonging to Ahab, who dies in the city, the dogs will eat, and the one who dies in the field the birds of heaven will eat.”

King James Version

Him that dieth of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the fowls of the air eat.

Holman Bible

He who belongs to Ahab and dies in the city, the dogs will eat,
and he who dies in the field, the birds of the sky will eat.’”

International Standard Version

Dogs will eat whoever belongs to Ahab and who dies in the city. The birds of the sky will eat whoever dies in the fields.'"

American Standard Version

Him that dieth of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat.

Amplified

The dogs will eat anyone belonging to Ahab who dies in the city, and the birds of the air will eat anyone who dies in the field.”

Bible in Basic English

Any man of the family of Ahab who comes to his death in the town will become food for the dogs; and he who comes to his death in the open country will be food for the birds of the air.

Darby Translation

Him that dieth of Ahab in the city shall the dogs eat, and him that dieth in the field shall the fowl of the heavens eat.

Julia Smith Translation

Him dying to Ahab in the city shall dogs eat; and him dying in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat

King James 2000

He that dies of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat; and he that dies in the field shall the fowls of the air eat.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who dies for Ahab in the city, the dogs will eat; the one who dies in the open country, the birds of heaven will eat."

Modern King James verseion

He who dies of Ahab in the city, the dogs shall eat. And he who dies in the field, the birds of the air shall eat.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he that dieth of Ahab in the town, him shall dogs eat: and he that dieth in the fields, him shall the fowls of the air eat."

NET Bible

As for Ahab's family, dogs will eat the ones who die in the city, and the birds of the sky will eat the ones who die in the country."

New Heart English Bible

The dogs will eat he who dies of Ahab in the city; and the birds of the sky will eat he who dies in the field."

The Emphasized Bible

Him that dieth, of Ahab, in the city, shall, the dogs, eat, - and, him that dieth in the field, shall, the birds of heaven, eat.

Webster

Him that dieth of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the fowls of the air eat.

World English Bible

The dogs will eat he who dies of Ahab in the city; and the birds of the sky will eat he who dies in the field."

Youngs Literal Translation

him who dieth of Ahab in a city do the dogs eat, and him who dieth in a field do fowl of the heavens eat;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

of Ahab
אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

in the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

the dogs
כּלב 
Keleb 
dog
Usage: 32

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

and him that dieth
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

in the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

shall the fowls
עוף 
`owph 
Usage: 71

of the air
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Elijah Responds To Ahab

23 And LORD spoke also of Jezebel, saying, The dogs shall eat Jezebel by the rampart of Jezreel. 24 He who dies of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat, and he who dies in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat. 25 (But there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to do that which was evil in the sight of LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.


Cross References

1 Kings 14:11

He who dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat, and he who dies in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat, for LORD has spoken it.

1 Kings 16:4

He of Baasha who dies in the city shall the dogs eat, and he of his who dies in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat.

Isaiah 14:19

But thou are cast forth away from thy sepulcher like an abominable branch, clothed with the slain, who are thrust through with the sword, who go down to the stones of the pit, as a dead body trodden under foot.

Jeremiah 15:3

And I will appoint over them four kinds, says LORD: the sword to kill, and the dogs to tear, and the birds of the heavens, and the beasts of the earth, to devour and to destroy.

Ezekiel 32:4-5

And I will leave thee upon the land. I will cast thee forth upon the open field, and will cause all the birds of the heavens to settle upon thee, and I will satisfy the beasts of the whole earth with thee.

Ezekiel 39:18-20

Ye shall eat the flesh of the mighty, and drink the blood of the rulers of the earth, of rams, of lambs, and of goats, of bullocks, all of them fatlings of Bashan.

Revelation 19:18

so that ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses and of those who sit upon them, and the flesh of all men, both freemen and bondmen, and both small and great.

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