1 Kings 18:6

“So they divided the land between them to pass throughout it: Ahab went one way by himself, and Obadiah went another way by himself.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 18:6

So they diuided the land betweene them to passe throughout it: Ahab went one way by himselfe, and Obadiah went another way by himselfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So they divided the land between them to survey it; Ahab went one way by himself and Obadiah went another way by himself.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So they divided the land between them to pass throughout it: Ahab went one way by himself, and Obadiah went another way by himself.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So they went through all the country, covering it between them; Ahab went in one direction by himself, and Obadiah went in another by himself.
- Basic English Bible

And they divided the land between them to pass through it: Ahab went one way by himself, and Obadiah went another way by himself.
- Darby Bible

So they divided the land between them to pass throughout it: Ahab went one way by himself, and Obadiah went another way by himself.
- Webster's Bible

So they divided the land between them to pass throughout it: Ahab went one way by himself, and Obadiah went another way by himself.
- World English Bible

And they apportion to themselves the land, to pass over into it; Ahab hath gone in one way by himself, and Obadiah hath gone in another way by himself;
- Youngs Literal Bible

So they divided the land between them to pass throughout it: Ahab went one way by himself, and Obadiah went another way by himself.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 18:6

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 18:6


18:4 Prophets - This name is not only given to such as are endowed withan extraordinary spirit of prophecy, but to such ministers as devotedthemselves to the service of God in preaching, praying, and praising God.And fed - With the hazard of his own life, and against the king's command;as wisely considering, that no command of an earthly prince could over - rulethe command of the king of kings. Bread and water - With meat and drink.See how wonderfully God raises up friends for his ministers and people whereone would least expect them!

18:7 And fell - By this profound reverence, shewing his great respectand love to him.

18:8 Thy lord - Ahab: whom, though a very wicked man, he owns forObadiah's Lord and king; thereby instructing us, that the wickednessof kings doth not exempt their subjects from obedience to their lawfulcommands.


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