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1 Kings 19:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and after the earthquake a fire; but Jehovah was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And after the earthquake a fire; [but] the LORD [was] not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— After the earthquake a fire, [but] the LORD [was] not in the fire; and after the fire a sound of a gentle blowing.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And after the earthquake a fire; [but] the LORD [was] not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And after the earthquake, a fire: Jehovah was not in the fire. And after the fire, a soft gentle voice.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, after the earthquake, a, fire, Not, in the fire, was, Yahweh,—And, after the fire, the voice of a gentle whisper.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and after the shaking a fire:—not in the fire [is] Jehovah; and after the fire a voice still small;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And after the earthquake, a fire: but the Lord is not in the fire. And after the fire, a whistling of a gentle air.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And after the earthquake, a fire, [but] the LORD [was] not in the fire: and after the fire, a still small voice.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and after the earthquake a fire; [but] the Lord [was] not in the fire: and after the fire the voice of a gentle breeze.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And after the earthquake a fire; [but] Yahweh [was] not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And after 310
{0310} Prime
אַחַר
'achar
{akh-ar'}
From H0309; properly the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjugation, after (in various senses).
the earthquake 7494
{7494} Prime
רַעַשׁ
ra`ash
{rah'-ash}
From H7493; vibration, bounding, uproar.
a fire; 784
{0784} Prime
אֵשׁ
'esh
{aysh}
A primitive word; fire (literally or figuratively).
[but] Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[was] not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
in the fire: 784
{0784} Prime
אֵשׁ
'esh
{aysh}
A primitive word; fire (literally or figuratively).
and after 310
{0310} Prime
אַחַר
'achar
{akh-ar'}
From H0309; properly the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjugation, after (in various senses).
the fire 784
{0784} Prime
אֵשׁ
'esh
{aysh}
A primitive word; fire (literally or figuratively).
a still 1827
{1827} Prime
דְּמָמָה
d@mamah
{dem-aw-maw'}
Feminine from H1826; quiet.
small 1851
{1851} Prime
דַּק
daq
{dak}
From H1854; crushed, that is, (by implication) small or thin.
voice. 6963
{6963} Prime
קוֹל
qowl
{kole}
From an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 19:4-18.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 19:9-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Kings 19:12

A still voice — To intimate, that God would do his work in and for Israel in his own time, not by might or power, but by his own spirit, Zechariah 4:6, which moves with a powerful, but yet with a sweet and gentle gale.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
a fire:

1 Kings 18:38 Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that [was] in the trench.
Genesis 15:17 And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.
Exodus 3:2 And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush [was] not consumed.
Deuteronomy 4:11-12 And ye came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain burned with fire unto the midst of heaven, with darkness, clouds, and thick darkness. ... And the LORD spake unto you out of the midst of the fire: ye heard the voice of the words, but saw no similitude; only [ye heard] a voice.
Deuteronomy 4:33 Did [ever] people hear the voice of God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as thou hast heard, and live?
2 Kings 1:10 And Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty, If I [be] a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And there came down fire from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty.
2 Kings 2:11 And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, [there appeared] a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.
Hebrews 12:29 For our God [is] a consuming fire.

a still:

Exodus 34:6 And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,
Job 4:16 It stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image [was] before mine eyes, [there was] silence, and I heard a voice, [saying],
Job 33:7 Behold, my terror shall not make thee afraid, neither shall my hand be heavy upon thee.
Zechariah 4:6 Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This [is] the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts.
Acts 2:2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.
Acts 2:36-37 Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ. ... Now when they heard [this], they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men [and] brethren, what shall we do?
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Gn 15:17. Ex 3:2; 34:6. Dt 4:11, 33. 1K 18:38. 2K 1:10; 2:11. Jb 4:16; 33:7. Zc 4:6. Ac 2:2, 36. He 12:29.

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