1 Kings 18:9
New International Version
“What have I done wrong,” asked Obadiah, “that you are handing your servant over to Ahab to be put to death?

New Living Translation
“Oh, sir,” Obadiah protested, “what harm have I done to you that you are sending me to my death at the hands of Ahab?

English Standard Version
And he said, “How have I sinned, that you would give your servant into the hand of Ahab, to kill me?

Berean Study Bible
But Obadiah replied, “How have I sinned, that you are handing your servant over to Ahab to put me to death?

King James Bible
And he said, What have I sinned, that thou wouldest deliver thy servant into the hand of Ahab, to slay me?

New King James Version
So he said, “How have I sinned, that you are delivering your servant into the hand of Ahab, to kill me?

New American Standard Bible
But he said, “What sin have I committed, that you are handing your servant over to Ahab, to put me to death?

NASB 1995
He said, “What sin have I committed, that you are giving your servant into the hand of Ahab to put me to death?

NASB 1977
And he said, “What sin have I committed, that you are giving your servant into the hand of Ahab, to put me to death?

Amplified Bible
But he said, “What sin have I committed, that you would hand over your servant to Ahab to put me to death?

Christian Standard Bible
But Obadiah said, “What sin have I committed, that you are handing your servant over to Ahab to put me to death?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Obadiah said, “What sin have I committed, that you are handing your servant over to Ahab to put me to death?

American Standard Version
And he said, Wherein have I sinned, that thou wouldest deliver thy servant into the hand of Ahab, to slay me?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Oubdaya said: “What have I sinned that you deliver your Servant into the hand of Akhab to kill me?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abdiu said, What sin have I committed, that thou givest thy servant into the hand of Achaab to slay me?

Contemporary English Version
Obadiah replied: King Ahab would kill me if I told him that. And I haven't even done anything wrong.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said: What have I sinned, that thou wouldst deliver me thy servant into the hand of Achab, that he should kill me?

English Revised Version
And he said, Wherein have I sinned, that thou wouldest deliver thy servant into the hand of Ahab, to slay me?

Good News Translation
Obadiah answered, "What have I done that you want to put me in danger of being killed by King Ahab?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Obadiah asked, "What have I done wrong to make you hand me over to Ahab to be killed?

International Standard Version
But Obadiah replied, "What did I do wrong, that you would put me in a position where Ahab would execute me?

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he said: 'Wherein have I sinned, that thou wouldest deliver thy servant into the hand of Ahab, to slay me?

Literal Standard Version
And he says, “What have I sinned, that you are giving your servant into the hand of Ahab—to put me to death?

NET Bible
Obadiah said, "What sin have I committed that you are ready to hand your servant over to Ahab for execution?

New Heart English Bible
And he said, "How have I sinned, that you would deliver your servant into the hand of Ahab, to kill me?

World English Bible
He said, "Wherein have I sinned, that you would deliver your servant into the hand of Ahab, to kill me?

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'What have I sinned, that thou art giving thy servant into the hand of Ahab -- to put me to death?

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elijah Confronts Ahab
8“It is I,” he answered. “Go tell your master, ‘Elijah is here!’ ” 9But Obadiah replied, “How have I sinned, that you are handing your servant over to Ahab to put me to death? 10As surely as the LORD your God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my lord has not sent someone to search for you. When they said, ‘He is not here,’ he made that kingdom or nation swear that they had not found you.…

Cross References
1 Kings 18:8
"It is I," he answered. "Go tell your master, 'Elijah is here!'"

1 Kings 18:10
As surely as the LORD your God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my lord has not sent someone to search for you. When they said, 'He is not here,' he made that kingdom or nation swear that they had not found you.


Treasury of Scripture

And he said, What have I sinned, that you would deliver your servant into the hand of Ahab, to slay me?

What have I sinned

1 Kings 18:12
And it shall come to pass, as soon as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of the LORD shall carry thee whither I know not; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he shall slay me: but I thy servant fear the LORD from my youth.

1 Kings 17:18
And she said unto Elijah, What have I to do with thee, O thou man of God? art thou come unto me to call my sin to remembrance, and to slay my son?

Exodus 5:21
And they said unto them, The LORD look upon you, and judge; because ye have made our savour to be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to slay us.









Verse 9. - And he said, What have I sinned, that thou wouldst deliver [Heb. that thou art giving] thy servant into the hand of Ahab, to slay me?

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But Obadiah replied,
וַיֹּ֖אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“How
מֶ֣ה (meh)
Interrogative
Strong's 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

have I sinned,
חָטָ֑אתִי (ḥā·ṭā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 2398: To miss, to sin, to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, lead astray, condemn

that
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

you
אַתָּ֞ה (’at·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

are handing your servant
עַבְדְּךָ֛ (‘aḇ·də·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

over to
נֹתֵ֧ן (nō·ṯên)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

Ahab
אַחְאָ֖ב (’aḥ·’āḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 256: Ahab -- 'father's brother', a king of Israel, also a false prophet

to put me to death?
לַהֲמִיתֵֽנִי׃ (la·hă·mî·ṯê·nî)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | first person common singular
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill


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