Parallel Verses

Amplified

Ahaziah sent again a captain of a third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up and fell on his knees before Elijah and besought him and said to him, O man of God, I pray you, let my life and the lives of these fifty, your servants, be precious in your sight.

New American Standard Bible

So he again sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. When the third captain of fifty went up, he came and bowed down on his knees before Elijah, and begged him and said to him, "O man of God, please let my life and the lives of these fifty servants of yours be precious in your sight.

King James Version

And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.

Holman Bible

Then the king sent a third captain of 50 with his 50 men. The third captain of 50 went up and fell on his knees in front of Elijah and begged him, “Man of God, please let my life and the lives of these 50 servants of yours be precious in your sight.

International Standard Version

Then the king tried yet again! The king sent a third company of 50 soldiers along with their leader. The third leader went up the hill, approached Elijah, fell on his knees in front of him, and begged him, "Hey, man of God, please treat my life and the lives of these servants of yours as precious!

A Conservative Version

And again he sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said to him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the

American Standard Version

And again he sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.

Bible in Basic English

Then he sent a third captain of fifty with his fifty men; and the third captain of fifty went up, and falling on his knees before Elijah, requesting mercy of him, said, O man of God, let my life and the life of these your fifty servants be of value to you.

Darby Translation

And again he sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him and said to him, Man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up and came and fell on his knees before Elijah and besought him and said unto him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life and the life of these fifty thy slaves, be precious in thy sight.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will turn back and send a captain of the third fifty and his fifty. And the captain of the third fifty will go up and come and bend upon his knees before Elijah, and make supplication to him, and speak to him, O man of God, shall my soul now be precious, and the soul of these fifty, thy servants, in thine eyes?

King James 2000

And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty men. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I pray you, let my life, and the life of these fifty men your servants, be precious in your sight.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he {again sent} a third [time] a commander of fifty and his fifty, and the commander of the third fifty went up and came and knelt down on his knees before Elijah and entreated him. He said to him, " man of God, please let my life and the lives of your servants, these fifty, be precious in your eyes.

Modern King James verseion

And he turned and sent again a third commander of fifty and his fifty. And the third commander of fifty came up and fell on his knees before Elijah, and begged him, and said to him, Man of God, Please let my life and the life of these fifty, your servants, be precious in your sight.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the king sent again the third captain over fifty. And when the third captain over fifty was come up to him, he fell on his knees before Elijah and besought him and said unto him, "Oh man of God, let my life and the life of these fifty thy servants be precious in thy sight.

NET Bible

The king sent a third captain and his fifty soldiers. This third captain went up and fell on his knees before Elijah. He begged for mercy, "Prophet, please have respect for my life and for the lives of these fifty servants of yours.

New Heart English Bible

Again he sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. The third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and begged him, and said to him, "Man of God, please let my life, and the life of these fifty your servants, be precious in your sight.

The Emphasized Bible

Then he again sent a third captain of fifty, with his fifty, - and the third captain of fifty ascended and came near, and bowed down upon his knees before Elijah, and made supplication unto him, and said unto him, O man of God! let my life, I pray thee, and the lives of these thy fifty servants, be precious in thine eyes.

Webster

And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said to him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.

World English Bible

Again he sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. The third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and begged him, and said to him, "Man of God, please let my life, and the life of these fifty your servants, be precious in your sight.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he turneth and sendeth a third head of fifty and his fifty, and the third head of fifty goeth up, and cometh in, and boweth on his knees over-against Elijah, and maketh supplication unto him, and speaketh unto him, 'O man of God, let be precious, I pray thee, my soul and the soul of thy servants -- these fifty -- in thine eyes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he sent
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

of the third
שׁלישׁי 
Sh@liyshiy 
Usage: 108

חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

with his fifty
חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

And the third
שׁלישׁי 
Sh@liyshiy 
Usage: 108

of fifty
חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

went up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

and came

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

and fell
כּרע 
Kara` 
Usage: 36

on his knees
בּרך 
Berek 
Usage: 25

נגד 
Neged 
Usage: 151

אליּהוּ אליּה 
'Eliyah 
Usage: 71

him, and said
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

unto him, O man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

I pray thee, let my life
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

and the life
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

יקר 
Yaqar 
Usage: 11

References

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Elijah And The Messengers Of Ahaziah

12 And Elijah answered, If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty. And the fire of God came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty. 13 Ahaziah sent again a captain of a third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up and fell on his knees before Elijah and besought him and said to him, O man of God, I pray you, let my life and the lives of these fifty, your servants, be precious in your sight. 14 Behold, fire came down from heaven and burned up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties. Therefore let my life now be precious in your sight.


Cross References

Isaiah 1:5

Why should you be stricken and punished any more [since it brings no correction]? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick, and the whole heart is faint (feeble, sick, and nauseated).

Exodus 11:8

And all these your servants shall come down to me and bow down to me, saying, Get out, and all the people who follow you! And after that I will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in great anger.

Numbers 12:11-13

And Aaron said to Moses, Oh, my lord, I plead with you, lay not the sin upon us in which we have done foolishly and in which we have sinned.

1 Samuel 26:21

Then said Saul, I have sinned. Return, my son David, for I will no more do you harm, because my life was precious in your eyes this day. Behold, I have played the fool and have erred exceedingly.

1 Kings 13:6

And the king said to the man of God, Entreat now the favor of the Lord your God and pray for me, that my hand may be restored to me. And the man of God entreated the Lord, and the king's hand was restored and became as it was before.

Job 15:25-26

Because he has stretched out his hand against God and bids defiance and behaves himself proudly against the Almighty,

Psalm 72:14

He will redeem their lives from oppression and fraud and violence, and precious and costly shall their blood be in His sight.

Psalm 102:17

He will regard the plea of the destitute and will not despise their prayer.

Proverbs 27:22

Even though like grain you should pound a fool in a mortar with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This evil is in all that is done under the sun: one fate comes to all. Also the hearts of men are full of evil, and madness is in their hearts while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

Isaiah 60:14

The sons of those who afflicted you shall come bending low to you, and all those who despised you shall bow down at your feet, and they shall call you the City of the Lord, the Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 66:2

For all these things My hand has made, and so all these things have come into being [by and for Me], says the Lord. But this is the man to whom I will look and have regard: he who is humble and of a broken or wounded spirit, and who trembles at My word and reveres My commands.

James 4:7

So be subject to God. Resist the devil [stand firm against him], and he will flee from you.

Revelation 3:9

Take note! I will make those of the synagogue of Satan who say they are Jews and are not, but lie -- "behold, I will make them come and bow down before your feet and learn and acknowledge that I have loved you.

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