Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He said to them, "What kind of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?"

New American Standard Bible

He said to them, “What kind of man was he who came up to meet you and spoke these words to you?”

King James Version

And he said unto them, What manner of man was he which came up to meet you, and told you these words?

Holman Bible

The king asked them, “What sort of man came up to meet you and spoke those words to you?”

International Standard Version

He told them, "Describe the man who met you and told you these things."

A Conservative Version

And he said to them, What manner of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?

American Standard Version

And he said unto them, What manner of man was he that came up to meet you, and told you these words?

Amplified

The king asked them, “What was the appearance of the man who came up to meet you and said these things to you?”

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them, What sort of a man was it who came and said these words to you?

Darby Translation

And he said to them, What manner of man was he that came up to meet you, and told you these words?

Julia Smith Translation

And he will speak to them, What the judgment of the man who came up to your meeting, and he will speak to you these words?

King James 2000

And he said unto them, What manner of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he spoke to them, "What [was] the manner of the man who came up to meet you and spoke to you all these things?"

Modern King James verseion

And he said to them, What kind of man was he who came up to meet you and told you these words?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said to them, "What manner a man was that which met you and told you these words?"

NET Bible

The king asked them, "Describe the appearance of this man who came up to meet you and told you these things."

New Heart English Bible

He said to them, "What kind of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?"

The Emphasized Bible

And he said unto them, What was the manner of the man who came up to meet you, - and spake unto you these words?

Webster

And he said to them, What manner of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith unto them, 'What is the fashion of the man who hath come up to meet you, and speaketh unto you these words?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he said
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

of man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

was he which came up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

to meet
קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

you, and told
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

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Verse Info

Context Readings

Elijah And The Messengers Of Ahaziah

6 They said to him, "A man came up to meet us, and said to us, 'Go, return to the king who sent you, and tell him, "Thus says Yahweh, 'Is it because there is no God in Israel, that you send to inquire of Baal Zebub, the god of Ekron? Therefore you shall not come down from the bed where you have gone up, but shall surely die.'"'" 7 He said to them, "What kind of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?" 8 They answered him, "He was a hairy man, and wearing a leather belt around his waist." He said, "It is Elijah the Tishbite."


Cross References

Judges 8:18

Then he said to Zebah and Zalmunna, "What kind of men were they whom you killed at Tabor?" They answered, "They were like you. Each one resembled the children of a king."

1 Samuel 28:14

He said to her, "What does he look like?" She said, "An old man comes up. He is covered with a robe." Saul perceived that it was Samuel, and he bowed with his face to the ground, and did obeisance.

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