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1 Kings 20:41

    1 Kings 20:41 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he hasted, and took the ashes away from his face; and the king of Israel discerned him that he was of the prophets.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he hurried, and took the ashes away from his face; and the king of Israel discerned him that he was of the prophets.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he hasted, and took the headband away from his eyes; and the king of israel discerned him that he was of the prophets.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then he quickly took the head-band from his eyes; and the king of Israel saw that he was one of the prophets.

    Webster's Revision

    And he hasted, and took the headband away from his eyes; and the king of israel discerned him that he was of the prophets.

    World English Bible

    He hurried, and took the headband away from his eyes; and the king of Israel recognized that he was of the prophets.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he hasted, and took the headband away from his eyes; and the king of Israel discerned him that he was of the prophets.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 20:41

    Took the ashes away - He took the bandage from off his eyes: see on 1 Kings 20:38 (note). It was no doubt of thin cloth, through which he could see, while it served for a sufficient disguise.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 20:41

    He was of the prophets - Josephus and others conjecture that this prophet was Micaiah, the son of Imlah (but compare 1 Kings 20:13 note).