1 Kings 20:38
Good News Translation
The prophet bandaged his face with a cloth, to disguise himself, and went and stood by the road, waiting for the king of Israel to pass.

Contemporary English Version
The prophet left and put a bandage over his face to disguise himself. Then he went and stood beside the road, waiting for Ahab to pass by.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So the prophet went, and met the king in the way, and disguised himself by sprinkling dust on his face and his eyes.

New American Bible
The prophet went on and waited for the king on the road, disguising himself with a bandage over his eyes.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

he was gone [heb] he was not

2 Samuel 12:5-7 And David's anger being exceedingly kindled against that man, he said to Nathan: As the Lord liveth, the man that hath done this is a child of death. . . .

Job 15:6 Thy own mouth shall condemn thee, and not I: and thy own lips shall answer thee.

Matthew 21:41-43 They say to him: He will bring those evil men to an evil end and let out his vineyard to other husbandmen that shall render him the fruit in due season. . . .

Matthew 25:24-27 But he that had received the one talent, came and said: Lord, I know that thou art a hard man; thou reapest where thou hast not sown and gatherest where thou hast not strewed. . . .

Luke 19:22 He saith to him: Out of thy own mouth I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up what I laid not down and reaping that which I did not sow.

Context
A Prophet Reproves Ahab
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.39And as the king passed by, he cried to the king, and said: Thy servant went out to fight hand to hand: and when a certain man was run away, one brought him to me, and said: Keep this man: and if he shall slip away, thy life shall be for his life, or thou shalt pay a talent of silver.…
Cross References
1 Kings 14:2
And Jeroboam said to his wife: Arise, and change thy dress, that thou be not known to be the wife of Jeroboam, and go to Silo, where Ahias, the prophet is, who told me that I should reign over this people.

1 Kings 20:37
Then he found another man, and said to him: Strike me. And he struck him and wounded him.

1 Kings 20:41
But he forthwith wiped off the dust from his face, and the king of Israel knew him, that he was one of the prophets.

Additional Translations
and the prophet went and waited on the road for the king, disguising himself with a bandage over his eyes.So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with ashes on his face.

So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with his headband over his eyes.

And he said to the messengers of the son of Ader, Say to your master, All things that thou hast sent to thy servant about at first I will do; but this thing I shall not be able to do. And the men departed, and carried back the answer to him.

And the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with a sash over his eyes.

So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with his headband over his eyes.

So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with ashes upon his face.

So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and disguised himself with his headband over his eyes.

and the prophet goeth and standeth for the king on the way, and disguiseth himself with ashes on his eyes.
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