1 Kings 20:37
Good News Translation
Then this same prophet went to another man and said, "Hit me!" This man did so; he hit him a hard blow and hurt him.

Contemporary English Version
The prophet found someone else and said, "Hit me!" So this man beat him up.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then he found another man, and said to him: Strike me. And he struck him and wounded him.

New American Bible
Then the prophet met another man and said, “Strike me.” The man struck him a blow and wounded him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Then he found another man, and said to him: Strike me. And he struck him and wounded him.

Thy servant

Judges 9:7-20 This being told to Joatham, he went, and stood on the top of Mount Garizim: and lifting up his voice, he cried, and said: Hear me, ye men of Sichem, so may God hear you. . . .

2 Samuel 12:1-7 And the Lord sent Nathan to David: and when he was come to him, he said to him: There were two men in one city, the one rich, and the other poor. . . .

2 Samuel 14:5-7 And the king said to her: What is the matter with thee? She answered: Alas, I am a widow woman: for my husband is dead. . . .

Mark 12:1-12 And he began to speak to them in parables: A certain man planted a vineyard and made a hedge about it and dug a place for the winefat and built a tower and let it to husbandmen: and went into a far country. . . .

thy life

1 Kings 20:42 And he said to him: Thus saith the Lord. Because thou hast let go out of thy hand a man worthy of death, thy life shall be for his life, and thy people for his people.

2 Kings 10:24 And they went in to offer sacrifices and burnt offerings: but Jehu had prepared him fourscore men without, and said to them: If any of the men escape, whom I have brought into your hands, he that letteth him go, shall answer life for life.

or else

Exodus 21:30 And if they set a price upon him, he shall give for his life whatsoever is laid upon him.

Job 36:18 Therefore let not anger overcome thee to oppress any man: neither let multitude of gifts turn thee aside.

Psalm 49:7 No brother can redeem, nor shall man redeem: he shall not give to God his ransom,

Proverbs 6:35 My son, keep my words, and lay up my precepts with thee. Son,

Proverbs 13:8 The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but he that is poor, beareth not reprehension.

1 Peter 1:18,19 Knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as gold or silver, from your vain conversation of the tradition of your fathers: . . .

pay [heb] weigh

Context
A Prophet Reproves Ahab
36Then he said to him: Because thou wouldst not hearken to the word of the Lord, behold thou shalt depart from me, and a lion shall slay thee. And when he was gone a little from him, a lion found him, and slew him. 37Then he found another man, and said to him: Strike me. And he struck him and wounded him.38So the prophet went, and met the king in the way, and disguised himself by sprinkling dust on his face and his eyes.…
Cross References
1 Kings 20:36
Then he said to him: Because thou wouldst not hearken to the word of the Lord, behold thou shalt depart from me, and a lion shall slay thee. And when he was gone a little from him, a lion found him, and slew him.

1 Kings 20:38
So the prophet went, and met the king in the way, and disguised himself by sprinkling dust on his face and his eyes.

Additional Translations
Then the prophet found another man and said, “Strike me, please!” So the man struck him and wounded him,Then he found another man, and said, Smite me, I pray you. And the man smote him, so that in smiting he wounded him.

Then he found another man, and said, Smite me, I pray thee. And the man smote him, smiting and wounding him.

And the elders and all the people said to him, Hearken not, and consent not.

Then he found another man, and said, Smite me, I pray thee. And the man smote him violently, and wounded [him].

Then he found another man, and said, Smite me, I pray thee. And the man smote him, smiting and wounding him.

Then he found another man, and said, Smite me, I pray thee. And the man smote him, so that in smiting he wounded him.

Then he found another man, and said, "Please strike me." The man struck him, smiting and wounding him.

And he findeth another man, and saith, 'Smite me, I pray thee;' and the man smiteth him, smiting and wounding,
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