Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- 1st Kings ~~- chapter 18 of 22 (46 verses.)

1st Kings 18:12Wrench

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Just as soon as I leave you, the Spirit of YHVH will carry you who knows where.
So when I go and tell [king] Ahab, and he can't find you, he'll murder me!
[Why would you want to kill me?] I've devoutly served YHVH since I was a boy!

Death Threats

Other English Bible translations of 1st Kings 18:12:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNBut as soon as I leave you, the Spirit of Adonai will carry you off to I donโ€™t know where; so that when I come and tell Achโ€™av, and he canโ€™t find you, he will kill me. But I your servant have revered Adonai from my youth โ€”
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRI don't know where the Spirit of YHVH may carry you when I leave you. If I go and tell Ahab and he doesn't find you, he will kill me. Yet I your servant have worshiped YHVH since my youth.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNBut the Spirit of the Adonai might carry you away when I leave you. Then I won't know where you are. If I go and tell Ahab and he doesn't find you, he'll kill me. 'But I've worshiped the Adonai ever since I was young.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNBut as soon as I leave you, the Spirit of YHVH will carry you away to who knows where. When Ahab comes and cannot find you, he will kill me. Yet I have been a true servant of YHVH all my life.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNAs soon as I have gone from you, the spirit of the Adonai will carry you I know not where; so, when I come and tell Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me, although I your servant have revered the Adonai from my youth.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNThe minute I leave you the Spirit of YHVH will whisk you away to who knows where. Then when I report to Ahab, you'll have disappeared and Ahab will kill me. And I've served YHVH devoutly since I was a boy!
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNWhat if the spirit of the Adonai carries you off to some unknown place as soon as I leave? Then, when I tell Ahab that you are here and he can't find you, he will put me to death. Remember that I have been a devout worshiper of the Adonai ever since I was a boy.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SN'It will come about when I leave you that the Spirit of YHVH will carry you where I do not know; so when I come and tell Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me, although I your servant have feared YHVH from my youth.
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd it shall come to pass, as soon as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of the LORD shall carry thee whither I know not; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he shall slay me: but I thy servant fear the LORD from my youth.