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1 Kings 20:38 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with his headband over his eyes.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with ashes upon his face.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So the prophet departed and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with a bandage over his eyes.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with ashes upon his face.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with a sash over his eyes.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then the prophet departed, and waited for the king, by the way,—and disguised himself with his turban over his eyes.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the prophet goeth and standeth for the king on the way, and disguiseth himself with ashes on his eyes.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— So the prophet went, and met the king in the way, and disguised himself by sprinkling dust on his face and his eyes.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himselfe with ashes vpon his face.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the prophet went and stood before the king of Israel by the way, and bound his eyes with a bandage.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with ashes upon his face.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
So the prophet 5030
{5030} Prime
נָבִיא
nabiy'
{naw-bee'}
From H5012; a prophet or (generally) inspired man.
departed, y3212
[3212] Standard
יָלַך
yalak
{yaw-lak'}
A primitive root (compare H1980); to walk (literally or figuratively); causatively to carry (in various senses).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x1980
(1980) Complement
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
and waited 5975
{5975} Prime
עָמַד
`amad
{aw-mad'}
A primitive root; to stand, in various relations (literally and figuratively, intransitively and transitively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
for the king 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
by x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the way, 1870
{1870} Prime
דֶּרֶךְ
derek
{deh'-rek}
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
and disguised y2664
[2664] Standard
חָפַשׂ
chaphas
{khaw-fas'}
A primitive root; to seek; causatively to conceal oneself (that is, let be sought), or mask.
z8691
<8691> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 533
himself x2664
(2664) Complement
חָפַשׂ
chaphas
{khaw-fas'}
A primitive root; to seek; causatively to conceal oneself (that is, let be sought), or mask.
with ashes 666
{0666} Prime
אֲפֵר
'apher
{af-ayr'}
From the same as H0665 (in the sense of covering); a turban.
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
his face. 5869
{5869} Prime
עַיִן
`ayin
{ah'-yin}
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 20:35-38.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 20:31-43.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Kings 20:38

With ashes — Or, with a cloath, or band; (as the Hebrew doctors understand the word) whereby he bound up his wound, which probably was in his face; for it was to be made in a conspicuous place, that it might be visible to Ahab and others.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
disguised:

1 Kings 14:2 And Jeroboam said to his wife, Arise, I pray thee, and disguise thyself, that thou be not known to be the wife of Jeroboam; and get thee to Shiloh: behold, there [is] Ahijah the prophet, which told me that [I should be] king over this people.
1 Kings 22:30 And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, I will disguise myself, and enter into the battle; but put thou on thy robes. And the king of Israel disguised himself, and went into the battle.
2 Samuel 14:2 And Joab sent to Tekoah, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on now mourning apparel, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that had a long time mourned for the dead:
Matthew 6:16 Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
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2S 14:2. 1K 14:2; 22:30. Mt 6:16.

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