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1 Kings 13:3

    1 Kings 13:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    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.

    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 Jehovah 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' Notes 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 Notes 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.