Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

See thou how Ahab humbles himself before me? Because he humbles himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days, but in his son's days will I bring the evil upon his house.

New American Standard Bible

“Do you see how Ahab has humbled himself before Me? Because he has humbled himself before Me, I will not bring the evil in his days, but I will bring the evil upon his house in his son’s days.”

King James Version

Seest thou how Ahab humbleth himself before me? because he humbleth himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days: but in his son's days will I bring the evil upon his house.

Holman Bible

“Have you seen how Ahab has humbled himself before Me? I will not bring the disaster during his lifetime, because he has humbled himself before Me. I will bring the disaster on his house during his son’s lifetime.”

International Standard Version

"Have you noticed that Ahab has humbled himself in my presence? Because he has humbled himself in my presence, I will not bring his evil to harvest during his lifetime, but I will bring evil to his household during his son's lifetime."

American Standard Version

Seest thou how Ahab humbleth himself before me? because he humbleth himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days; but in his son's days will I bring the evil upon his house.

Amplified

“Do you see how Ahab has humbled himself before Me? Because he has humbled himself before Me, I will not bring the evil (catastrophe) in his lifetime, but in his son’s days I will bring evil upon his house.”

Bible in Basic English

Do you see how Ahab has made himself low before me? because he has made himself low before me, I will not send the evil in his life-time, but in his son's time I will send the evil on his family.

Darby Translation

Seest thou how Ahab humbleth himself before me? because he humbleth himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days: in his son's days will I bring the evil upon his house.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou sawest that Ahab humbled himself from before me. Because that he humbled. himself from before me, I will not bring the evil in his days: in the days of his sons I will bring the evil upon his house.

King James 2000

See you how Ahab humbles himself before me? because he humbles himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days: but in his son's days will I bring the evil upon his house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Have you seen how Ahab has humbled himself before me? Because he has humbled himself before me, I will not bring disaster in his days. I will bring the disaster on his house in the days of his son."

Modern King James verseion

Do you see how Ahab humbles himself before Me? Because he humbles himself before Me, I will not bring the evil in his days. But in his son's days I will bring the evil on his house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Seest thou how Ahab humbleth himself before me? Because he so submitteth himself before me, I will not bring that evil in his days: but in his son's days, I will bring evil upon his house."

NET Bible

"Have you noticed how Ahab shows remorse before me? Because he shows remorse before me, I will not bring disaster on his dynasty during his lifetime, but during the reign of his son."

New Heart English Bible

"See how Ahab humbles himself before me? Because he humbles himself before me, I will not bring the disaster in his days; but in his son's days will I bring the disaster on his house."

The Emphasized Bible

Hast thou seen that Allah hath humbled himself, before me? Because he hath humbled himself before me, I will not bring in the calamity in his days, In the days of his son, will I bring in the calamity upon his house.

Webster

Seest thou how Ahab humbleth himself before me? because he humbleth himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days: but in his son's days will I bring the evil upon his house.

World English Bible

"See how Ahab humbles himself before me? Because he humbles himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days; but in his son's days will I bring the evil on his house."

Youngs Literal Translation

'Hast thou seen that Ahab hath been humbled before Me? because that he hath been humbled before Me, I bring not in the evil in his days; in the days of his son I bring in the evil on his house.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

thou how Ahab
אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

כּנע 
Kana` 
Usage: 36

פּנים 
Paniym 
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119
Usage: 2119

me because
יען 
Ya`an 
Usage: 96

כּנע 
Kana` 
Usage: 36

me, I will not bring

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

in his days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

will I bring

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Ahab's Repentance

28 And the word of LORD came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying, 29 See thou how Ahab humbles himself before me? Because he humbles himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days, but in his son's days will I bring the evil upon his house.



Cross References

2 Kings 9:25-26

Then [Jehu] said to Bidkar his captain, Take up, and cast him in the portion of the field of Naboth the Jezreelite. For remember how that, when I and thou rode together after Ahab his father, LORD laid this burden upon him:

Exodus 10:3

And Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh, and said to him, Thus says LORD, the God of the Hebrews, How long will thou refuse to humble thyself before me? Let my people go, that they may serve me.

2 Kings 9:33-7

And he said, Throw her down. So they threw her down. And some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses. And he trampled her under foot.

2 Kings 10:11

So Jehu smote all who remained of the house of Ahab in Jezreel, and all his great men, and his familiar friends, and his priests, until he left to him none remaining.

Psalm 18:44

As soon as they hear of me they shall obey me. The foreigners shall submit themselves to me.

Psalm 66:3

Say to God, How awesome are thy works! Through the greatness of thy power thine enemies shall submit themselves to thee.

Psalm 78:34-37

When he killed them, then they inquired after him, and they returned and sought God earnestly.

Psalm 86:15

But thou, O LORD, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth.

Jeremiah 7:17

See thou not what they do in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem?

Ezekiel 33:10-11

And thou, son of man, say to the house of Israel, Thus ye speak, saying, Our transgressions and our sins are upon us, and we pine away in them. How then can we live?

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like to thee, who pardons iniquity, and passes over the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in loving kindness.

Luke 7:44

And having turned to the woman, he said to Simon, See thou this woman? I entered into thy house; thou gave no water for my feet. But this woman has wet my feet with tears, and wiped them with the hairs of her head.

Romans 2:4

Or do thou despise the wealth of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God guides thee to repentance?

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slack about his promise, as some regard slackness, but is patient toward us, not wanting any to perish, but all to go forward to repentance.

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