Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

(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.

New American Standard Bible

Surely there was no one like Ahab who sold himself to do evil in the sight of the Lord, because Jezebel his wife incited him.

King James Version

But there was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

Holman Bible

Still, there was no one like Ahab, who devoted himself to do what was evil in the Lord’s sight, because his wife Jezebel incited him.

International Standard Version

It can be truly said that no one else sold himself to practice what the LORD considered to be evil quite like the way Ahab did, because his wife Jezebel incited him.

American Standard Version

(But there was none like unto Ahab, who did sell himself to do that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

Amplified

There certainly was no one like Ahab who sold himself to do evil in the sight of the Lord, because Jezebel his wife incited him.

Bible in Basic English

(There was no one like Ahab, who gave himself up to do evil in the eyes of the Lord, moved to it by Jezebel his wife.

Darby Translation

(Surely there was none like to Ahab, who did sell himself to do evil in the sight of Jehovah, Jezebel his wife urging him on.

Julia Smith Translation

Only there was not as Ahab who was sold to do evil in the eves of Jehovah, whom Jezebel stimulated him.

King James 2000

But there was none like unto Ahab, who did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Truly, there was no one like Ahab who had sold himself by doing evil in the eyes of Yahweh, whose wife Jezebel urged him on.

Modern King James verseion

But there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to work wickedness in the sight of Jehovah, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For there was none at all like Ahab, that was so utterly given to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, and that because Jezebel his wife pricked him forward.

NET Bible

(There had never been anyone like Ahab, who was firmly committed to doing evil in the sight of the Lord, urged on by his wife Jezebel.

New Heart English Bible

But there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to do that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

The Emphasized Bible

But indeed, there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to do the thing that was wicked in the eyes of Yahweh, - whom Jezebel his wife goaded on;

Webster

But there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife instigated.

World English Bible

But there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to do that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

Youngs Literal Translation

surely there hath none been like Ahab, who sold himself to do the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, whom Jezebel his wife hath moved,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

מכר 
Makar 
sell, seller, at all
Usage: 80

in the sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of the Lord

Usage: 0

איזבל 
'Iyzebel 
Usage: 22

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Ahab's Repentance

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. 26 And he did very abominably in following idols, according to all that the Amorites did whom LORD cast out before the sons of Israel.)



Cross References

1 Kings 21:20

And Ahab said to Elijah, Have thou found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found thee because thou have sold thyself to do that which is evil in the sight of LORD.

1 Kings 16:30-33

And Ahab the son of Omri did that which was evil in the sight of LORD above all who were before him.

1 Kings 11:1-4

Now king Solomon loved many foreign women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians, and Hittites,

1 Kings 18:4

for it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of LORD, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifties in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.)

1 Kings 19:2

Then Jezebel send a messenger to Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make thy life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.

1 Kings 21:7

And Jezebel his wife said to him, Do thou now govern the kingdom of Israel? Arise, and eat bread, and let thy heart be merry. I will give thee the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.

2 Kings 17:17

And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do that which was evil in the sight of LORD to provoke him to anger.

2 Kings 23:25

And there was no king before him like him, who turned to LORD with all his heart, and with all his soul, and with all his might, according to all the law of Moses; neither arose any like him after him.

Proverbs 22:14

The mouth of interloping women is a deep pit. He who is abhorred of LORD shall fall in it.

Ecclesiastes 7:26

And I find more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and nets, [and] whose hands are chains. He who pleases God shall escape from her, but the sinner shall be taken by her.

Isaiah 50:1

Thus says LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorcement, with which I have put her away? Or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities ye were sold, and for your transgressions your moth

Isaiah 52:3

For thus says LORD: Ye were sold for nothing, and ye shall be redeemed without money.

Mark 6:17-27

For Herod himself having sent forth, he arrested John, and bound him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, because he married her.

Acts 6:12

And they incited the people, and the elders, and the scholars. And after approaching, they seized him, and brought him to the council.

Acts 14:2

But the disobedient Jews aroused the souls of the Gentiles, and made them evil against the brothers.

Romans 6:19

(I speak man-like because of the weakness of your flesh). For as ye presented your body-parts servile to uncleanness, and to lawlessness for lawlessness, so now present your body-parts servile to righteousness for sanctification.

Romans 7:14

For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am carnal, having been sold under sin.

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