1 Kings 18:21
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5066 [e]וַיִּגַּ֨שׁ
way-yig-gaš
And cameConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
452 [e]אֵלִיָּ֜הוּ
’ê-lî-yā-hū
ElijahN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc
5971 [e]הָעָ֗ם
hā-‘ām,
the peopleArt | N-ms
559 [e]וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙
way-yō-mer
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5704 [e]עַד־
‘aḏ-
untilPrep
4970 [e]מָתַ֞י
mā-ṯay
whenInterrog
859 [e]אַתֶּ֣ם
’at-tem
youPro-2mp
6452 [e]פֹּסְחִים֮
pō-sə-ḥîm
will falterV-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
betweenPrep
8147 [e]שְׁתֵּ֣י
šə-tê
twoNumber-fdc
5587 [e]הַסְּעִפִּים֒
has-sə-‘ip-pîm
opinionsArt | N-mp
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
ifConj
3068 [e]יְהוָ֤ה
Yah-weh
Yahweh [is]N-proper-ms
430 [e]הָֽאֱלֹהִים֙
hā-’ĕ-lō-hîm
GodArt | N-mp
1980 [e]לְכ֣וּ
lə-ḵū
followV-Qal-Imp-mp
310 [e]אַחֲרָ֔יו
’a-ḥă-rāw,
himPrep | 3ms
518 [e]וְאִם־
wə-’im-
but ifConj-w | Conj
1168 [e]הַבַּ֖עַל
hab-ba-‘al
BaalArt | N-proper-ms
1980 [e]לְכ֣וּ
lə-ḵū
followV-Qal-Imp-mp
310 [e]אַחֲרָ֑יו
’a-ḥă-rāw;
himPrep | 3ms
3808 [e]וְלֹֽא־
wə-lō-
but notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
6030 [e]עָנ֥וּ
‘ā-nū
answeredV-Qal-Perf-3cp
5971 [e]הָעָ֛ם
hā-‘ām
the peopleArt | N-ms
853 [e]אֹת֖וֹ
’ō-ṯōw
HimDirObjM | 3ms
1697 [e]דָּבָֽר׃
dā-ḇār.
a wordN-ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 18:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּגַּ֨שׁ אֵלִיָּ֜הוּ אֶל־כָּל־הָעָ֗ם וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ עַד־מָתַ֞י אַתֶּ֣ם פֹּסְחִים֮ עַל־שְׁתֵּ֣י הַסְּעִפִּים֒ אִם־יְהוָ֤ה הָֽאֱלֹהִים֙ לְכ֣וּ אַחֲרָ֔יו וְאִם־הַבַּ֖עַל לְכ֣וּ אַחֲרָ֑יו וְלֹֽא־עָנ֥וּ הָעָ֛ם אֹתֹ֖ו דָּבָֽר׃

מלכים א 18:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויגש אליהו אל־כל־העם ויאמר עד־מתי אתם פסחים על־שתי הסעפים אם־יהוה האלהים לכו אחריו ואם־הבעל לכו אחריו ולא־ענו העם אתו דבר׃

מלכים א 18:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויגש אליהו אל־כל־העם ויאמר עד־מתי אתם פסחים על־שתי הסעפים אם־יהוה האלהים לכו אחריו ואם־הבעל לכו אחריו ולא־ענו העם אתו דבר׃

מלכים א 18:21 Hebrew Bible
ויגש אליהו אל כל העם ויאמר עד מתי אתם פסחים על שתי הסעפים אם יהוה האלהים לכו אחריו ואם הבעל לכו אחריו ולא ענו העם אתו דבר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Elijah came near to all the people and said, "How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him." But the people did not answer him a word.

King James Bible
And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the LORD be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Elijah approached all the people and said, "How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If Yahweh is God, follow Him. But if Baal, follow him." But the people didn't answer him a word.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

How long

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1 Corinthians 10:21,22 You cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: you …

2 Corinthians 6:14-16 Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship …

Revelation 3:15,16 I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot: I would you …

opinions. or, thoughts
if the Lord

1 Kings 18:39 And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they …

Exodus 5:1,2 And afterward Moses and Aaron went in, and told Pharaoh, Thus said …

Joshua 24:15,23,24 And if it seem evil to you to serve the LORD, choose you this day …

1 Samuel 7:3 And Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, If you do return …

1 Chronicles 17:26 And now, LORD, you are God, and have promised this goodness to your servant:

2 Chronicles 33:13 And prayed to him: and he was entreated of him, and heard his supplication, …

Psalm 100:3 Know you that the LORD he is God: it is he that has made us, and …

answered

Genesis 24:50 Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceeds from …

Genesis 44:16 And Judah said, What shall we say to my lord? what shall we speak? …

Job 40:4,5 Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer you? I will lay my hand on my mouth…

Matthew 22:12,34,36 And he said to him, Friend, how came you in here not having a wedding …

Romans 3:19 Now we know that what things soever the law said, it said to them …

Romans 6:21 What fruit had you then in those things whereof you are now ashamed? …

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