New International Version
"Yes," he replied. "Go tell your master, 'Elijah is here.'"
King James Bible
And he answered him, I am: go, tell thy lord, Behold, Elijah is here.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to him, I [am he]: go, say to thy lord, Behold Elijah!
World English Bible
He answered him, "It is I. Go, tell your lord, 'Behold, Elijah is here!'"
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith to him, 'I am; go, say to thy lord, Lo, Elijah.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Unto all fountains of water - All marshy or well-watered districts, where grass was most likely to be preserved.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To the Young '... I thy servant fear the Lord from my youth.--1 KINGS xviii.12. This Obadiah is one of the obscurer figures in the Old Testament. We never hear of him again, for there is no reason to accept the Jewish tradition which alleges that he was Obadiah the prophet. And yet how distinctly he stands out from the canvas, though he is only sketched with a few bold outlines! He is the 'governor over Ahab's house,' a kind of mayor of the palace, and probably the second man in the kingdom. But …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Obadiah; Or, Early Piety Eminent Piety
Of Prayer --A Perpetual Exercise of Faith. The Daily Benefits Derived from It.
1 Kings 18:7
As Obadiah was walking along, Elijah met him. Obadiah recognized him, bowed down to the ground, and said, "Is it really you, my lord Elijah?"
1 Kings 18:9
"What have I done wrong," asked Obadiah, "that you are handing your servant over to Ahab to be put to death?
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