1-kings 13 :3

1-kings 13 :3 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the LORD has spoken; Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are on it shall be poured out.

King James Version (KJV)

And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the LORD has spoken; Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are on it shall be poured out.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which Jehovah hath spoken: Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

The same day he gave them a sign, saying, This is the sign which the Lord has given: See, the altar will be broken and the burned waste on it overturned.

Webster's Revision

And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the LORD hath spoken; Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out.

World English Bible

He gave a sign the same day, saying, "This is the sign which Yahweh has spoken: Behold, the altar will be split apart, and the ashes that are on it will be poured out."

English Revised Version (ERV)

And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the LORD hath spoken: Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out.

Definitions for 1-kings 13 :3

Rent - Divided; broke or tore apart.

Clarke's Commentary on 1-kings 13 :3

And he gave a sign - A miracle to prove that the prophecy should be fulfilled in its season.

Barnes' Commentary on 1-kings 13 :3

He gave a sign - A sign of this kind - an immediate prophecy to prove the divine character of a remote prophecy - had scarcely been given before this. In the later history, however, such signs are not unfrequent (compare 2 Kings 19:29; Isaiah 7:14-16).

The ashes ... shall be poured out - i. e., "The half-burnt remains of the offerings shall be ignominiously spilled upon the ground."

Wesley's Commentary on 1-kings 13 :3

13:3 Gave a sign - That is, he then wrought a miracle, to assure them of the truth of his prophecy.
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