Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old, and his eyes were set so that he could not see.

King James Version

Now Eli was ninety and eight years old; and his eyes were dim, that he could not see.

Holman Bible

At that time Eli was 98 years old, and his gaze was fixed because he couldn’t see.

International Standard Version

Now Eli was 98 years old, and his vision had failed.

A Conservative Version

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old, and his eyes were dim so that he could not see.

American Standard Version

Now Eli was ninety and eight years old; and his eyes were set, so that he could not see.

Amplified

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old; his eyes were dim so that he could not see.

Bible in Basic English

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old, and his eyes were fixed so that he was not able to see.

Darby Translation

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old; and his eyes were set, that he could not see.

Julia Smith Translation

And Eli the son of ninety and eight years; and his eyes standing, and he will not be able to see.

King James 2000

Now Eli was ninety and eight years old; and his eyes were dim, that he could not see.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now Eli [was] {ninety-eight years old} and his eyes {stayed fixed ahead} and he was not able to see.

Modern King James verseion

And Eli was ninety-eight years old, and his eyes were set so that he could not see.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Eli was four score and eighteen years old, and his sight failed him that he could not see.

NET Bible

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old and his eyes looked straight ahead; he was unable to see.

New Heart English Bible

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old; and his eyes were set, so that he could not see.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Eli, was ninety-eight years old; and his eyes were fixed, that he could not see.

Webster

Now Eli was ninety and eight years old; and his eyes were dim, that he could not see.

World English Bible

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old; and his eyes were set, so that he could not see.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Eli is a son of ninety and eight years, and his eyes have stood, and he hath not been able to see.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עלי 
`Eliy 
Eli
Usage: 33

תּשׁעים 
Tish`iym 
Usage: 19

and eight
שׁמונה שׁמנה שׁמונה שׁמנה 
Sh@moneh 
Usage: 109

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

and his eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

that he could
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

References

Easton

Eli

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Eli's Death And Ichabod's Birth

14 When Eli heard the noise of the outcry, he said, “What does the noise of this commotion mean?” Then the man came hurriedly and told Eli. 15 Now Eli was ninety-eight years old, and his eyes were set so that he could not see. 16 The man said to Eli, “I am the one who came from the battle line. Indeed, I escaped from the battle line today.” And he said, “How did things go, my son?”



Cross References

1 Samuel 3:2

It happened at that time as Eli was lying down in his place (now his eyesight had begun to grow dim and he could not see well),

Genesis 27:1

Now it came about, when Isaac was old and his eyes were too dim to see, that he called his older son Esau and said to him, “My son.” And he said to him, “Here I am.”

1 Kings 14:4

Jeroboam’s wife did so, and arose and went to Shiloh, and came to the house of Ahijah. Now Ahijah could not see, for his eyes were dim because of his age.

Psalm 90:10

As for the days of our life, they contain seventy years,
Or if due to strength, eighty years,
Yet their pride is but labor and sorrow;
For soon it is gone and we fly away.

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