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American Standard Version

And they answered him, He was a hairy man, and girt with a girdle of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite.

New American Standard Bible

They answered him, “He was a hairy man with a leather girdle bound about his loins.” And he said, “It is Elijah the Tishbite.”

King James Version

And they answered him, He was an hairy man, and girt with a girdle of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite.

Holman Bible

They replied, “A hairy man with a leather belt around his waist.”

He said, “It’s Elijah the Tishbite.”

International Standard Version

They answered, "The man was a hairy fellow. He wore a leather sash around his waist." The king responded, "It's Elijah, that foreigner!"

A Conservative Version

And they answered him, He was a hairy man, and girt with a belt of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite.

Amplified

They answered him, “He was a hairy man with a [wide] leather band bound around his loins.” And Ahaziah said, “It is Elijah the Tishbite.”

Bible in Basic English

And they said in answer, He was a man clothed in a coat of hair, with a leather band about his body. Then he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite.

Darby Translation

And they said to him, He was a man in a hairy garment, and girt with a girdle of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say to him, A man possessing hair, girded with a girdle of skin upon his loins. And he will say, It is Elijah the Tishbite.

King James 2000

And they answered him, He was a hairy man, and wearing a belt of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They answered him, "A {hairy man} with a leather belt girded around his waist." And he said, "It [is] Elijah the Tishbite."

Modern King James verseion

And they answered him, He was a hairy man and was bound with a girdle of leather around his loins. And he said, He is Elijah the Tishbite.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they said unto him, "It was a hairy man and girded with a girdle of a skin about his loins." And he said unto them, "It is Elijah the Tishbite."

NET Bible

They replied, "He was a hairy man and had a leather belt tied around his waist." The king said, "He is Elijah the Tishbite."

New Heart English Bible

They answered him, "He was a hairy man, and wearing a leather belt around his waist." He said, "It is Elijah the Tishbite."

The Emphasized Bible

And they said unto him - A hairy man, with a leathern girdle girt about his loins. And he said - Elijah the Tishbite, it was.

Webster

And they answered him, He was a hairy man, and girt with a girdle of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite.

World English Bible

They answered him, "He was a hairy man, and wearing a leather belt around his waist." He said, "It is Elijah the Tishbite."

Youngs Literal Translation

And they say unto him, 'A man -- hairy, and a girdle of skin girt about his loins;' and he saith, 'He is Elijah the Tishbite.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
him, He was an hairy
שׂער שׂער 
Se`ar 
Usage: 28

man
בּעל 
Ba`al 
Usage: 85

and girt
אזר 
'azar 
Usage: 16

with a girdle
אזור 
'ezowr 
Usage: 14

of leather
עור 
`owr 
Usage: 99

מתן 
Mothen 
Usage: 47

It is Elijah
אליּהוּ אליּה 
'Eliyah 
Usage: 71

Context Readings

Elijah And The Messengers Of Ahaziah

7 And he said unto them, What manner of man was he that came up to meet you, and told you these words? 8 And they answered him, He was a hairy man, and girt with a girdle of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite. 9 Then the king'sent unto him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him: and, behold, he was sitting on the top of the hill. And he spake unto him, O man of God, the king hath said, Come down.


Cross References

Zechariah 13:4

And it shall come to pass in that day, that the prophets shall be ashamed every one of his vision, when he prophesieth; neither shall they wear a hairy mantle to deceive:

Matthew 3:4

Now John himself had his raiment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Mark 1:6

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and had a leathern girdle about his loins, and did eat locusts and wild honey.

Isaiah 20:2

at that time Jehovah spake by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go, and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and put thy shoe from off thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot.

Matthew 11:8

But what went ye out to see? a man clothed in soft raiment ? Behold, they that wear soft raiment are in king's houses.

Luke 1:17

And he shall go before his face in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to walk in the wisdom of the just; to make ready for the Lord a people prepared for him .

Revelation 11:3

And I will give unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth.

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