Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he tore his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

New American Standard Bible

It came about when Ahab heard these words, that he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and fasted, and he lay in sackcloth and went about despondently.

King James Version

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

Holman Bible

When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put sackcloth over his body, and fasted. He lay down in sackcloth and walked around subdued.

International Standard Version

Nevertheless, as soon as Ahab heard this message, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and fasted. He even slept in sackcloth and wandered around meekly.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

Amplified

Now when Ahab heard these words [of Elijah], he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and fasted, and he lay in sackcloth and went about dejectedly (mourning).

Bible in Basic English

Hearing these words, Ahab, in great grief, put haircloth on his flesh and went without food, sleeping in haircloth, and going about quietly.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass when Ahab heard these words, that he rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be when Ahab heard these words, and he will rend his garments, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and he will fast and lie down in sackcloth, and go softly.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he tore his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes and put sackcloth over his flesh, fasted, lay in the sackcloth, and went about dejectedly.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened when Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes and put sackcloth on his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth and walked softly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When Ahab heard those words, he rent his clothes and put sackcloth about his flesh and fasted, and lay in sack and went comfortless.

NET Bible

When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and fasted. He slept in sackcloth and walked around dejected.

New Heart English Bible

It happened, when Ahab heard those words, that he tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard these words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, - and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

Webster

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

World English Bible

It happened, when Ahab heard those words, that he tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass, at Ahab's hearing these words, that he rendeth his garments, and putteth sackcloth on his flesh, and fasteth, and lieth in sackcloth, and goeth gently.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it came to pass, when Ahab
אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

that he rent
קרע 
Qara` 
Usage: 63

and put
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

שׂק 
Saq 
Usage: 48

בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 270

and fasted
צוּם 
Tsuwm 
fast, at all
Usage: 21

and lay
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

שׂק 
Saq 
Usage: 48

and went
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

References

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Context Readings

Ahab's Repentance

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.) 27 And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he tore his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly. 28 And the word of LORD came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying,



Cross References

2 Kings 6:30

And it came to pass, when the king heard the words of the woman, that he tore his clothes (now he was passing by upon the wall). And the people looked, and, behold, he had sackcloth inside upon his flesh.

Genesis 37:34

And Jacob rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days.

2 Samuel 3:31

And David said to Joab, and to all the people who were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And king David followed the bier.

2 Samuel 12:16-17

David therefore besought God for the child. And David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the ground.

2 Kings 18:37

Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah the son of Asaph the recorder, came to Hezekiah with their clothes torn, and told him the words of Rabshakeh.

Job 16:15

I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin, and have laid my horn in the dust.

Isaiah 22:12

And in that day the Lord, LORD of hosts, called for weeping, and for mourning, and for baldness, and for girding with sackcloth.

Isaiah 38:15

What shall I say? He has both spoken to me, and himself has done it. I shall go softly all my years because of the bitterness of my soul.

Isaiah 58:5-8

Is such the fast that I have chosen, the day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head as a rush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? Will thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to LORD?

Joel 1:13

Gird yourselves [with sackcloth], and lament, ye priests. Wail, ye ministers of the altar. Come, lay all night in sackcloth, ye ministers of my God. For the meal-offering and the drink-offering are withheld from the house of your G

Jonah 3:6

And the news reached the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and laid his robe from him, and covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

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