Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

For there was no one who sold himself to do evil in the sight of the Lord as did Ahab, incited by his wife Jezebel.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

(Truly there was none like unto Ahab, who sold himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, because Jezebel his wife incited him.

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.

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 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." 25 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. 26 Also, he acted very abominably by going after idols like all the Amorites had done whom Yahweh had driven out from before the {Israelites}."



Cross References

1 Kings 21:20

Then Ahab said to Elijah, "Have you found me, my enemy?" He said, "I have found you because you have sold yourself to do evil in the eyes of Yahweh.

1 Kings 16:30-33

But Ahab son of Omri did evil in the eyes of Yahweh more than all who were before him.

1 Kings 11:1-4

King Solomon loved many foreign women: the daughter of Pharaoh, Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, Hittite;

1 Kings 18:4

It had happened that when Jezebel killed the prophets of Yahweh, Obadiah took a hundred prophets and hid them {by fifties} in the cave and sustained them [with] food and water.)

1 Kings 19:2

Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, "Thus may the gods do [to me], and may they add [to it], surely at this time tomorrow I will make your life as the life of one of them!"

1 Kings 21:7

Jezebel his wife said to him, "Now, you {rule} over Israel. Get up, eat food, and let your heart be {cheerful}. I myself will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite."

2 Kings 17:17

They made their sons and their daughters pass through the fire, they practiced divination and read omens, and they sold themselves to do evil in the eyes of Yahweh to provoke him.

2 Kings 23:25

There was not a king like him before him, who turned to Yahweh with all of his heart and with all of his soul and with all of his might according to the law of Moses, nor did one arise like him afterwards.

Proverbs 22:14

A deep pit is the mouth of an {adulteress}, [he with whom] Yahweh is angry will fall there.

Ecclesiastes 7:26

I myself found [that] more bitter than death [is] the woman who [is] a trap, whose heart [is] a snare, and whose hands [are] bonds. The one who pleases God escapes from her, but the sinner is caught by her.

Isaiah 50:1

Thus says Yahweh: "Where [is] this divorce document of your mother's divorce, [with] which I dismissed her? or to whom of my creditors did I sell you? Look! you were sold because of your sin, and your mother was dismissed because of your transgressions.

Isaiah 52:3

For thus says Yahweh: "You were sold for nothing, and you shall be redeemed without money."

Mark 6:17-27

For Herod himself had sent [and] arrested John and bound him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of Philip his brother, because he had married her.

Acts 6:12

And they incited the people and the elders and the scribes, and they came up [and] seized him and brought [him] to the Sanhedrin.

Acts 14:2

But the Jews who were disobedient stirred up and {poisoned the minds} of the Gentiles against the brothers.

Romans 6:19

(I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh.) For just as you presented your members [as] slaves to immorality and lawlessness, [leading] to lawlessness, so now present your members [as] slaves to righteousness, [leading] to sanctification.

Romans 7:14

For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am fleshly, {sold into slavery to sin}.

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