Parallel Verses

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?

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?"

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 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? 6 And he said to her, Because I spoke to Naboth the Jezreelite, and said to him, Give me thy vineyard for money, or else, if it please thee, I will give thee [another] vineyard for it. And he answered, I will not give thee my vineyar


Cross References

Genesis 3:6

And 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 to be desired to make wise, she took of the fruit of it, and ate. And she also gave to her husband with her, and h

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 16:31

And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him

1 Kings 18:4

for it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of LORD, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifties in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.)

1 Kings 19:2

Then Jezebel send a messenger to Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make thy life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.

1 Kings 21:25

(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.

Nehemiah 2:2

And the king said to me, Why is thy countenance sad, seeing thou are not sick? This is nothing else but sorrow of heart. Then I was very much afraid.

Esther 4:5

Then Esther called for Hathach, one of the king's chamberlains whom he had appointed to attend upon her, and charged him to go to Mordecai, to know what this was, and why it was.

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