Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But Jezebel his wife came to him and said to him, “How is it that your spirit is so sullen that you are not eating food?”

King James Version

But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said unto him, Why is thy spirit so sad, that thou eatest no bread?

Holman Bible

Then his wife Jezebel came to him and said to him, “Why are you so upset that you refuse to eat?”

International Standard Version

But his wife Jezebel went to him and asked him, "How is it that you're so sullen and refusing to eat?"

A Conservative Version

But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said to him, Why is thy spirit so sad that thou eat no bread?

American Standard Version

But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said unto him, Why is thy spirit so sad, that thou eatest no bread?

Amplified

Then Jezebel his wife came to him and asked him, “Why is your spirit so troubled that you have not eaten?”

Bible in Basic English

But Jezebel, his wife, came to him and said, Why is your spirit so bitter that you have no desire for food?

Darby Translation

And Jezebel his wife came to him, and said to him, Why is thy spirit sullen, and thou eatest no bread?

Julia Smith Translation

And Jezebel his wife will come to him, and she will speak to him, What this thy spirit rebellious, and thou not eating bread?

King James 2000

But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said unto him, Why is your spirit so sad, that you eat no bread?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jezebel his wife came to him, and she said to him, "What is this, that your spirit is sullen and you are not eating food?"

Modern King James verseion

And his wife Jezebel came to him and said to him, Why is your spirit so sad that you are not eating food?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And then Jezebel his wife came to him, and said unto him, "Why art thou so froward, that thou eatest no meat?"

NET Bible

Then his wife Jezebel came in and said to him, "Why do you have a bitter attitude and refuse to eat?"

New Heart English Bible

But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said to him, "Why is your spirit so sad, that you eat no bread?"

The Emphasized Bible

Then came unto him Jezebel his wife, - and said unto him - Why is it, that thy spirit is sullen, that thou art, not eating food?

Webster

But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said to him, Why is thy spirit so sad, that thou eatest no bread?

World English Bible

But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said to him, "Why is your spirit so sad, that you eat no bread?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jezebel his wife cometh in unto him, and speaketh unto him, 'What is this? -- thy spirit sulky, and thou art not eating bread!'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
איזבל 
'Iyzebel 
Usage: 22

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780


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

to him, and said
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

so sad
סר 
Car 
Usage: 3

that thou eatest
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

Context Readings

The Vineyard Of Naboth The Jezreelite

4 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. 5 But Jezebel his wife came to him and said to him, “How is it that your spirit is so sullen that you are not eating food?” 6 So he said to her, “Because I spoke to Naboth the Jezreelite and said to him, ‘Give me your vineyard for money; or else, if it pleases you, I will give you a vineyard in its place.’ But he said, ‘I will not give you my vineyard.’”


Cross References

Genesis 3:6

When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.

2 Samuel 13:4

He said to him, “O son of the king, why are you so depressed morning after morning? Will you not tell me?” Then Amnon said to him, “I am in love with Tamar, the sister of my brother Absalom.”

1 Kings 16:31

It came about, as though it had been a trivial thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he married Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went to serve Baal and worshiped him.

1 Kings 18:4

for when Jezebel destroyed the prophets of the Lord, Obadiah took a hundred prophets and hid them by fifties in a cave, and provided them with bread and water.)

1 Kings 19:2

Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do to me and even more, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.”

1 Kings 21:25

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.

Nehemiah 2:2

So the king said to me, “Why is your face sad though you are not sick? This is nothing but sadness of heart.” Then I was very much afraid.

Esther 4:5

Then Esther summoned Hathach from the king’s eunuchs, whom the king had appointed to attend her, and ordered him to go to Mordecai to learn what this was and why it was.

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