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

1st Kings 18:42Wrench

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So [evil king] Ahab goes off, [intending] to eat and drink.
Meanwhile, EliJah {JAH-Is-El} hikes up to the top of [mount] Carmel {Fruiting-Garden}.
There he casts himself down upon the ground.
He kneels with his face [on the dirt] between his knees.

Prayer

Note: Saints pray while sinners eat.


Other English Bible translations of 1st Kings 18:42:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNAch’av went up to eat and drink, while Eliyahu went up to the top of the Karmel. He bowed down to the ground and put his face between his knees.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRSo Ahab went off to eat and drink, but Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel, bent down to the ground and put his face between his knees.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNSo Ahab went off to eat and drink. But Elijah climbed to the top of Mount Carmel. He bent down toward the ground. Then he put his face between his knees.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNSo Ahab prepared a feast. But Elijah climbed to the top of Mount Carmel and fell to the ground and prayed.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNSo Ahab went up to eat and to drink. Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; there he bowed himself down upon the earth and put his face between his knees.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNAhab did it: got up and ate and drank. Meanwhile, Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel, bowed deeply in prayer, his face between his knees.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNWhile Ahab went to eat, Elijah climbed to the top of Mount Carmel, where he bowed down to the ground, with his head between his knees.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNSo Ahab went up to eat and drink. But Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he crouched down on the earth and put his face between his knees.
King James Version (unedited)KJVSo Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees,