Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And Ahab came into his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him, for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid himself down upon his bed, and tu

New American Standard Bible

So Ahab came into his house sullen and vexed because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he said, “I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers.” And he lay down on his bed and turned away his face and ate no food.

King James Version

And Ahab came into his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him: for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid him down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.

Holman Bible

So Ahab went to his palace resentful and angry because of what Naboth the Jezreelite had told him. He had said, “I will not give you my fathers’ inheritance.” He lay down on his bed, turned his face away, and didn’t eat any food.

International Standard Version

Ahab went back to his palace, sullen and in a foul mood, because Naboth the Jezreelite had turned down Ahab's offer by saying "I will not transfer my ancestors' inheritance to you!" He laid down on his bed, curled up with his face to the wall, and refused to eat.

American Standard Version

And Ahab came into his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid him down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.

Amplified

So Ahab [already upset by the Lord’s message] came into his house [feeling more] resentful and sullen because of what Naboth the Jezreelite had said to him; for he had said, “I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers.” And he lay down on his bed and turned away his face, and would not eat any food.

Bible in Basic English

So Ahab came into his house bitter and angry because Naboth the Jezreelite had said to him, I will not give you the heritage of my fathers. And stretching himself on the bed with his face turned away, he would take no food.

Darby Translation

And Ahab came into his house sullen and vexed because of the word that Naboth the Jizreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he lay down on his bed, and turned away his face, and ate no bread.

Julia Smith Translation

And Ahab will come to his house rebellious and angry for the word that Naboth the Jezreelite spake to him: and he will say, I will not give to thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he will lie down upon his bed and turn away his face, and not eat bread.

King James 2000

And Ahab came into his house sullen and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him: for he had said, I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid himself down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Ahab went to his house, sullen and angry because of the word that Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him [when] he had said, "I will not give to you the inheritance of my ancestors." So he lay on his bed, turned away his face, and would not eat [any] food.

Modern King James verseion

And Ahab came to his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him. For he had said, I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers. And he lay on his bed and turned away his face, and would not eat food.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then went Ahab unto his house wayward and evil apaid, because of the words which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken unto him, saying, "I will not give to thee the inheritance of my fathers." And he laid him down upon his bed and turned away his face, and would eat no meat.

NET Bible

So Ahab went into his palace, bitter and angry that Naboth the Jezreelite had said, "I will not sell to you my ancestral inheritance." He lay down on his bed, pouted, and would not eat.

New Heart English Bible

Ahab came into his house sullen and angry because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, "I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers." He laid himself down on his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.

The Emphasized Bible

So Ahab came into his house, sullen and disturbed, because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken unto him, that he should have said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. So he laid him down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and did eat no food.

Webster

And Ahab came into his house heavy and displeased, because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him: for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid himself down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.

World English Bible

Ahab came into his house sullen and angry because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, "I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers." He laid himself down on his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Ahab cometh in unto his house, sulky and wroth, because of the word that Naboth the Jezreelite hath spoken unto him when he saith, 'I do not give to thee the inheritance of my fathers,' and he lieth down on his bed, and turneth round his face, and hath not eaten bread.

Interlinear

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


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

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

סר 
Car 
Usage: 3

זעף 
Za`eph 
Usage: 2

because of the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

נבות 
Nabowth 
Usage: 22

יזרעאלי 
Yizr@`e'liy 
Usage: 8

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

to him for he had said

Usage: 0

I will not give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

מטּה 
Mittah 
Usage: 29

and turned away
סבב 
Cabab 
Usage: 157

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

and would eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

Context Readings

The Vineyard Of Naboth The Jezreelite

3 And Naboth said to Ahab, LORD forbid it of me that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to thee. 4 And Ahab came into his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him, for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid himself down upon his bed, and tu 5 But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said to him, Why is thy spirit so sad that thou eat no bread?


Cross References

1 Kings 20:43

And the king of Israel went to his house heavy and displeased, and came to Samaria.

Genesis 4:5-8

but he did not have respect to Cain and to his offering. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.

Numbers 22:13-14

And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said to the rulers of Balak, Get into your land, for LORD refuses to give me leave to go with you.

2 Samuel 13:2

And Amnon was so frustrated that he fell sick because of his sister Tamar. For she was a virgin, and it seemed hard to Amnon to do anything to her.

2 Samuel 13:4

And he said to him, Why, O son of the king, are thou emaciated this way from day to day? Will thou not tell me? And Amnon said to him, I love Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister.

1 Kings 21:3

And Naboth said to Ahab, LORD forbid it of me that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to thee.

Job 5:2

For vexation kills the foolish man, and jealousy slays the silly one.

Ecclesiastes 6:9

Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 7:8-9

Better is the end of a thing than the beginning of it. The patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

Isaiah 57:20-21

But the wicked are like the troubled sea, for it cannot rest, and its waters cast up mire and dirt.

Jonah 4:1

But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was angry.

Jonah 4:9

And God said to Jonah, Do thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, even to death.

Habakkuk 2:9-12

Woe to him who gets an evil gain for his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the hand of evil!

Ephesians 4:27

neither give place to the devil.

James 1:14

But each man is tempted by his own lust, being drawn away and enticed.

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