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When Elijah heard it, he pulled his cloak over his face and went out and stood at the mouth of the cave. Then a voice said to him, "What are you doing here, Elijah?"
King James Bible
And it was so, when Elijah heard it, that he wrapped his face in his mantle, and went out, and stood in the entering in of the cave. And, behold, there came a voice unto him, and said, What doest thou here, Elijah?
American Standard Version
And it was so, when Elijah heard it, that he wrapped his face in his mantle, and went out, and stood in the entrance of the cave. And, behold, there came a voice unto him, and said, What doest thou here, Elijah?
Young's Literal Translation
and it cometh to pass, at Elijah's hearing it, that he wrappeth his face in his robe, and goeth out, and standeth at the opening of the cave, and lo, unto him is a voice, and it saith, 'What -- to thee, here, Elijah?'
1 Kings 19:13 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wrapped his face in his mantle - This he did to signify his respect; so Moses hid his face, for he dared not to look upon God Exodus 3:6. Covering the face was a token of respect among the Asiatics, as uncovering the head is among the Europeans.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
he wrapped his face This he did to signify his reverence; for covering the face was a token of respect among the Asiatics, as uncovering the head is among Europeans.
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1 Kings 19:13 Parallel CommentariesCave Cloak Covering Elijah Eli'jah Elijah's Entering Entrance Face Heard Hearing Hole Mantle Mouth Opening Pulled Robe Standeth Stood Voice WrappedCave Cloak Covering Elijah Eli'jah Elijah's Entering Entrance Face Heard Hearing Hole Mantle Mouth Opening Pulled Robe Standeth Stood Voice WrappedTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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