1 Kings 19:2

“Then Iezebel sent a messenger vnto Eliiah, saying; So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them, by to morrow about this time.”

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Other Translations

Then Jezebel sent a messenger unto Elijah, saying, So let the gods do [to me], and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them by to morrow about this time.
- King James Version

Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, "So may the gods do to me and even more, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then Jezebel send a messenger unto Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them by to-morrow about this time.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Jezebel sent a servant to Elijah, saying, May the gods' punishment be on me if I do not make your life like the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.
- Basic English Bible

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!
- Darby Bible

Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them by to-morrow about this time.
- Webster's Bible

Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, "So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I don't make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time!"
- World English Bible

and Jezebel sendeth a messenger unto Elijah, saying, `Thus doth the gods, and thus do they add, surely about this time to-morrow, I make thy life as the life of one of them.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then Jezebel sent a messenger unto Elijah, saying: 'So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them by to-morrow about this time.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 19:2


19:2 Jezebel sent - She gives him notice of it before hand: partly, outof the height of her spirit, as scorning to kill him secretly: partly, outof her impatience, till she had breathed out her rage: and principally,from God's all - disposing providence, that so he might have an opportunityof escaping. Do to me, &c. - So far was she from being changed by thatevident miracle, that she persists in her former idolatry, and adds to it amonstrous confidence, that in spight of God she would destroy his prophet.


Discussion for 1 Kings 19

  • Frankzdrrik
    verse 18 reminds us that in ancient time, god himself marked his choosen ones if his people turn away from him to worship baal or satan and his allies..so in our modern time,as god's people once again influenced by baal or satan and his allies by compulsive marking of 666,there are still some who refused to received that mark because the true god inspired them not to receive the mark
  • Warrensauff
    those things that takes its person's reasoning powers the idea reasoning powers, or else intelligence Quotient, constantly represents a get on an examination when apr's the subject's intellectual ability as as opposed to general public. reasoning powers trials apply a standard range due to 100 currently being the mean get. on most studies, A score stuck between 90 in addition,yet 110, maybe the
  • Geofrey
    Glory be to God


  • Janet
    V. 5 Father, thank You for being my provider.
  • DAkeith
    We all have situations rise up . Without my daily devotion I would miss Gods word to me
  • BSP
    Verse 4~Elijah felt that he could not go on and he made that a subject of his prayer to Jehovah God. We can pray to God for strength and endurance when we feel we can't go on.

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