וַיְהִ֨י בַֽצָּהֳרַ֜יִם וַיְהַתֵּ֧ל בָּהֶ֣ם אֵלִיָּ֗הוּ וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ קִרְא֤וּ בְקֹול־ גָּדֹול֙ כִּֽי־ אֱלֹהִ֣ים ה֔וּא כִּ֣י שִׂ֧יחַ וְכִֽי־ שִׂ֛יג לֹ֖ו וְכִֽי־ דֶ֣רֶךְ לֹ֑ו אוּלַ֛י יָשֵׁ֥ן ה֖וּא וְיִקָֽץ׃
KJV with Strong's
And it came to pass at noon that Elijah mocked them and said Cry aloud __ for he is a god either he is talking or he is pursuing or he is in a journey or peradventure he sleepeth and must be awaked
מלכים א 18:27 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֨י בַֽצָּהֳרַ֜יִם וַיְהַתֵּ֧ל בָּהֶ֣ם אֵלִיָּ֗הוּ וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ קִרְא֤וּ בְקֹול־גָּדֹול֙ כִּֽי־אֱלֹהִ֣ים ה֔וּא כִּ֣י שִׂ֧יחַ וְכִֽי־שִׂ֛יג לֹ֖ו וְכִֽי־דֶ֣רֶךְ לֹ֑ו אוּלַ֛י יָשֵׁ֥ן ה֖וּא וְיִקָֽץ׃
מלכים א 18:27 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מלכים א 18:27 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מלכים א 18:27 Hebrew Bible
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
It came about at noon, that Elijah mocked them and said, "Call out with a loud voice, for he is a god; either he is occupied or gone aside, or is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and needs to be awakened."
King James Bible
And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
At noon Elijah mocked them. He said, "Shout loudly, for he's a god! Maybe he's thinking it over; maybe he has wandered away; or maybe he's on the road. Perhaps he's sleeping and will wake up!"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
aloud [heb] with a great voice
either Such were the absurd and degrading notions which the heathens entertained of their gods. `Vishnoo sleeps four months of the year; and to each of the gods some particular business is assigned. Vayoo manages the winds; Vuroonu the waters, etc. According to a number of fables in the pooranus, the gods are often out on journeys or expeditions.' Ward's views of the Hindoos, vol ii p.
he is talking. or, he mediatateth.
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