2 Kings 1:7



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He said to them, "What kind of man was he who came up to meet you and spoke these words to you?"

King James Version

And he said unto them, What manner of man was he which came up to meet you, and told you these words?

International Standard Version

He told them, "Describe the man who met you and told you these things."

A Conservative Version

And he said to them, What manner of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?

American Standard Version

And he said unto them, What manner of man was he that came up to meet you, and told you these words?

Amplified

The king asked, What was the man like who came to meet you saying these things?

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them, What sort of a man was it who came and said these words to you?

Darby Translation

And he said to them, What manner of man was he that came up to meet you, and told you these words?

Holman Bible

The king asked them: "What sort of man came up to meet you and spoke those words to you?"

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then he said unto them, What manner of man was he who came up to meet you and told you these words?

Julia Smith Translation

And he will speak to them, What the judgment of the man who came up to your meeting, and he will speak to you these words?

King James 2000

And he said unto them, What manner of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he spoke to them, "What [was] the manner of the man who came up to meet you and spoke to you all these things?"

Modern King James verseion

And he said to them, What kind of man was he who came up to meet you and told you these words?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said to them, "What manner a man was that which met you and told you these words?"

NET Bible

The king asked them, "Describe the appearance of this man who came up to meet you and told you these things."

New Heart English Bible

He said to them, "What kind of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?"

New simplified Bible

What did the man look like? The king asked.

The Emphasized Bible

And he said unto them, What was the manner of the man who came up to meet you, - and spake unto you these words?

Webster

And he said to them, What manner of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?

World English Bible

He said to them, "What kind of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith unto them, 'What is the fashion of the man who hath come up to meet you, and speaketh unto you these words?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he said
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

of man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

was he which came up
עלה 
`alah 
up , offer , come , bring , ascend , go , chew , offering , light , increase , burn , depart , put , spring , raised , arose , break , exalted ,
Usage: 890

to meet
קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

you, and told
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

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Context Readings

Elijah And The Messengers Of Ahaziah

6 They said to him, "A man came up to meet us and said to us, 'Go, return to the king who sent you and say to him, "Thus says the LORD, 'Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are sending to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron? Therefore you shall not come down from the bed where you have gone up, but shall surely die.'"'" 7 He said to them, "What kind of man was he who came up to meet you and spoke these words to you?" 8 They answered him, "He was a hairy man with a leather girdle bound about his loins." And he said, "It is Elijah the Tishbite."


Cross References

Judges 8:18

Then he said to Zebah and Zalmunna, "What kind of men were they whom you killed at Tabor?" And they said, "They were like you, each one resembling the son of a king."

1 Samuel 28:14

He said to her, "What is his form?" And she said, "An old man is coming up, and he is wrapped with a robe " And Saul knew that it was Samuel, and he bowed with his face to the ground and did homage.

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