Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And he sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him, and behold, he sat on the top of the mount. And he spoke to him: Man of God, the king says, Come down!

New American Standard Bible

Then the king sent to 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 said to him, “O man of God, the king says, ‘Come down.’”

King James Version

Then the king sent unto him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him: and, behold, he sat on the top of an hill. And he spake unto him, Thou man of God, the king hath said, Come down.

Holman Bible

So King Ahaziah sent a captain of 50 with his 50 men to Elijah. When the captain went up to him, he was sitting on top of the hill. He announced, “Man of God, the king declares, ‘Come down!’”

International Standard Version

So the king sent out 50 men, along with their leader. The leader approached Elijah, who was sitting at the top of a hill. He ordered Elijah, "Hey, man of God! The king orders you to come down!"

A Conservative Version

Then [the king] sent to 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 spoke to him, O man of God, the king has said, Come down.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

Then the king sent to Elijah a captain of fifty with his fifty [fighting men to seize the prophet]. And he went up to him, and behold, he was sitting on the top of a hill. And the captain said to him, “Man of God, the king says, ‘Come down.’”

Bible in Basic English

Then the king sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty men; and he went up to him where he was seated on the top of a hill, and said to him, O man of God, the king has said, Come down.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will send to him a chief of of fifty and his fifty. And he will go Up to him; and behold, he sat upon the head of the mountain. And he will speak to him,. Thou man of God, the king spake, Come down.

King James 2000

Then the king sent unto him a captain of fifty with his fifty men. And he went up to him: and, behold, he sat on the top of a hill. And he spoke unto him, You man of God, the king has said, Come down.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So {Ahaziah} sent to him the commander of fifty with his fifty [men], and he went up to him while he was sitting on the top of the hill. He said to him, " man of God, the king says, 'Come down.'"

Modern King James verseion

And he sent to him a commander of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him. And, behold, he sat on the top of a hill. And he spoke to him, Man of God! The king has said, Come down.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then the king sent unto him a captain over fifty with his fifty. And when the captain was come to Elijah, behold, he sat on the top of a hill. And the captain said unto him, "Man of God, the king biddeth thee come down."

NET Bible

The king sent a captain and his fifty soldiers to retrieve Elijah. The captain went up to him, while he was sitting on the top of a hill. He told him, "Prophet, the king says, 'Come down!'"

New Heart English Bible

Then the king sent a captain of fifty with his fifty to him. He went up to him; and behold, he was sitting on the top of the hill. He said to him, "Man of God, the king has said, 'Come down.'"

The Emphasized Bible

Then sent he unto him a captain of fifty, with his fifty, and he went up unto him, and lo! he abode on the top of the mountain, and he said unto him, O man of God! the king, hath said, Come down!

Webster

Then the king sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him: and behold, he sat on the top of a hill. And he spoke to him, Thou man of God, the king hath said, Come down.

World English Bible

Then [the king] sent a captain of fifty with his fifty to him. He went up to him; and behold, he was sitting on the top of the hill. He said to him, "Man of God, the king has said, 'Come down!'"

Youngs Literal Translation

And he sendeth unto him a head of fifty and his fifty, and he goeth up unto him (and lo, he is sitting on the top of the hill), and he speaketh unto him, 'O man of God, the king hath spoken, Come down.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

of fifty
חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

with his fifty
חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

And he went up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

to him and, behold, he sat
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

on the top
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of an hill
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

And he spake
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

Easton

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

Elijah And The Messengers Of Ahaziah

8 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. 9 And he sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him, and behold, he sat on the top of the mount. And he spoke to him: Man of God, the king says, Come down! 10 And Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty, And if I be a man of God, let fire come down from the heavens and consume thee and thy fifty. And there came down fire from the heavens, and consumed him and his fifty.


Cross References

2 Kings 6:13-14

And he said, Go and see where he is, and I will send and fetch him. And it was told him saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

1 Kings 18:4

and it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of Jehovah, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and maintained them with bread and water);

1 Kings 18:10

As Jehovah thy God liveth, there is no nation or kingdom whither my lord has not sent to seek thee; and when they said, He is not here, he took an oath of the kingdom or nation that they found thee not.

1 Kings 18:42

And Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he bowed down on the earth, and put his face between his knees.

1 Kings 19:2

And Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah saying, So do the gods to me, and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them by to-morrow about this time!

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of Jehovah; but I hate him, for he prophesies no good concerning me, but evil: it is Micah the son of Imlah. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

1 Kings 22:26-27

And the king of Israel said, Take Micah and carry him back to Amon the governor of the city, and to Joash the king's son;

Amos 7:12

And Amaziah said unto Amos, Thou seer, go, flee away into the land of Judah, and eat bread there, and prophesy there.

Matthew 14:3

For Herod had seized John, and had bound him and put him in prison on account of Herodias the wife of Philip his brother.

Matthew 26:68

saying, Prophesy to us, Christ, Who is it who struck thee?

Matthew 27:29

and having woven a crown out of thorns, they put it on his head, and a reed in his right hand; and, bowing the knee before him, they mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!

Matthew 27:41-43

And in like manner the chief priests also, mocking, with the scribes and elders, said,

Mark 15:29

And they that passed by reviled him, shaking their heads, and saying, Aha, thou that destroyest the temple and buildest it in three days,

Mark 15:32

Let the Christ the King of Israel descend now from the cross, that we may see and may believe. And they that were crucified with him reproached him.

Luke 6:11-12

But they were filled with madness, and they spoke together among themselves what they should do to Jesus.

Hebrews 11:36

and others underwent trial of mockings and scourgings, yea, and of bonds and imprisonment.

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