Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then a spirit came forward and stood before the Lord and said, ‘I will entice him.’

King James Version

And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the LORD, and said, I will persuade him.

Holman Bible

“Then a spirit came forward, stood before the Lord, and said, ‘I will entice him.’

International Standard Version

"But then a spirit approached, stood in front of the LORD, and said, "I will entice him.'

A Conservative Version

And there came forth a spirit, and stood before LORD, and said, I will entice him.

American Standard Version

And there came forth a spirit, and stood before Jehovah, and said, I will entice him.

Amplified

Then a spirit came forward and stood before the Lord and said, ‘I will entice him.’

Bible in Basic English

Then a spirit came forward and took his place before the Lord and said, I will get him to do it by a trick.

Darby Translation

And there came forth a spirit, and stood before Jehovah, and said, I will entice him.

Julia Smith Translation

And the spirit will go forth and stand before Jehovah, and he will say, I will deceive him. And Jehovah will say, By what?

King James 2000

And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the LORD, and said, I will persuade him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then a spirit came out and stood before Yahweh and said, 'I will entice him,' and Yahweh said to him, 'How?'

Modern King James verseion

And there came forth a spirit and stood before Jehovah and said, I will entice him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then came forth a spirit and stood before the LORD and said, 'I will deceive him.' And the LORD said, 'Wherewith?'

NET Bible

Then a spirit stepped forward and stood before the Lord. He said, 'I will deceive him.' The Lord asked him, 'How?'

New Heart English Bible

A spirit came out and stood before the LORD, and said, 'I will entice him.'

The Emphasized Bible

Then came forth a spirit, and stood before Yahweh, and said - I, will persuade him.

Webster

And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the LORD, and said, I will persuade him.

World English Bible

A spirit came out and stood before Yahweh, and said, 'I will entice him.'

Youngs Literal Translation

And the spirit goeth out, and standeth before Jehovah, and saith, I -- I do entice him; and Jehovah saith unto him, By what?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

a spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the Lord

Usage: 0

and said

Usage: 0

I will persuade
פּתה 
Pathah 
Usage: 28

Context Readings

Jehoshaphat Of Judah Allies With Ahab Of Israel

20 And the LORD said, Who shall persuade Ahab that he may go up and fall at Ramothgilead? And one said in this manner and another said in that manner. 21 Then a spirit came forward and stood before the Lord and said, ‘I will entice him.’ 22 And the LORD said unto him, In what manner? And he said, I will go forth, and I will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And he said, Thou shalt persuade him, and prevail also; go forth and do so.



Cross References

1 Kings 22:23

Now, therefore, behold, the LORD has put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and the LORD has decreed evil concerning thee.

Job 1:6-7

Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them.

Job 2:1

Again there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them to present himself before the LORD.

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