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1 Kings 18:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Elijah said, As Jehovah of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself unto him to-day.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Elijah said, [As] the LORD of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, I will surely shew myself unto him to day.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Elijah said, “As the LORD of hosts lives, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself to him today.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Elijah said, [As] the LORD of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself to him to-day.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Elijah said, As Jehovah of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, I will certainly shew myself to him to-day.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then said Elijah—By the life of Yahweh of hosts, before whom I stand, today, will I show myself unto him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Elijah saith, 'Jehovah of Hosts liveth, before whom I have stood, surely to-day I appear unto him.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Elias said: As the Lord of hosts liveth, before whose face I stand, this day I will shew myself unto him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Eliiah said, As the LORD of hostes liueth, before whom I stand, I will surely shew my selfe vnto him to day.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Elijah{gr.Eliu} said, [As] the Lord of Hosts before whom I stand lives, to-day I will appear before him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Eliyyah said, [As] Yahweh Tzevaoth liveth, before whom I stand, I will surely shew myself unto him to day.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And liyy אֵלִיָּה 452
{0452} Prime
אֵלִיָּה
'Eliyah
{ay-lee-yaw'}
From H0410 and H3050; God of Jehovah; Elijah, the name of the famous prophet and of two other Israelites.
said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[As] Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Xv צְבָאוֹת 6635
{6635} Prime
צָבָא
tsaba'
{tsaw-baw'}
From H6633; a mass of persons (or figurative things), especially regularly organized for war (an army); by implication a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically hardship, worship).
liveth, 2416
{2416} Prime
חַי
chay
{khah'-ee}
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
before 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
whom x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
I stand, 5975
{5975} Prime
עָמַד
`amad
{aw-mad'}
A primitive root; to stand, in various relations (literally and figuratively, intransitively and transitively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
I will surely x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
shew y7200
[7200] Standard
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
myself x7200
(7200) Complement
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
him to day. 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 18:7-16.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 18:1-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Kings 18:15

And Elijah said, [As] the LORD of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, I will surely shew (e) myself unto him to day.

(e) By my presence I will declare that you have told him the truth.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
As the LORD[YHWH]:

1 Kings 18:10 [As] the LORD thy God liveth, there is no nation or kingdom, whither my lord hath not sent to seek thee: and when they said, [He is] not [there]; he took an oath of the kingdom and nation, that they found thee not.
Hebrews 6:16-17 For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation [is] to them an end of all strife. ... Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed [it] by an oath:

of hosts liveth:

Genesis 2:1 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.
Deuteronomy 4:19 And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, [even] all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD thy God hath divided unto all nations under the whole heaven.
Job 25:3 Is there any number of his armies? and upon whom doth not his light arise?
Psalms 24:8-10 Who [is] this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle. ... Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he [is] the King of glory. Selah.
Psalms 103:21 Bless ye the LORD, all [ye] his hosts; [ye] ministers of his, that do his pleasure.
Psalms 148:2-3 Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts. ... Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.
Isaiah 6:3 And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, [is] the LORD of hosts: the whole earth [is] full of his glory.
Jeremiah 8:2 And they shall spread them before the sun, and the moon, and all the host of heaven, whom they have loved, and whom they have served, and after whom they have walked, and whom they have sought, and whom they have worshipped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried; they shall be for dung upon the face of the earth.
Luke 2:13-14 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, ... Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

before whom I:

1 Kings 17:1 And Elijah the Tishbite, [who was] of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, [As] the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.
Deuteronomy 1:38 [But] Joshua the son of Nun, which standeth before thee, he shall go in thither: encourage him: for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.
Luke 1:19 And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee, and to shew thee these glad tidings.

I will surely:

Isaiah 51:7-8 Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart [is] my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings. ... For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
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Gn 2:1. Dt 1:38; 4:19. 1K 17:1; 18:10. Jb 25:3. Ps 24:8; 103:21; 148:2. Is 6:3; 51:7. Jr 8:2. Lk 1:19; 2:13. He 6:16.

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