Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now fifty men of the sons of the prophets went and stood opposite them at a distance, while the two of them stood by the Jordan.

King James Version

And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went, and stood to view afar off: and they two stood by Jordan.

Holman Bible

Fifty men from the sons of the prophets came and stood facing them from a distance while the two of them stood by the Jordan.

International Standard Version

But Elisha responded, "As the LORD lives, and while you're still alive, I'm not going to leave you!" So they went on their way, accompanied by 50 men from the Guild of Prophets, who stood at a short distance from them while they were both standing by the Jordan.

A Conservative Version

And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went, and stood opposite them afar off. And the two stood by the Jordan.

American Standard Version

And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went, and stood over against them afar off: and they two stood by the Jordan.

Amplified

Fifty men of the sons of the prophets also went and stood [to watch] afar off; and the two of them stood by the Jordan.

Bible in Basic English

And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went out and took their places facing them a long way off, while the two of them were by the edge of Jordan.

Darby Translation

And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went and stood opposite afar off; and they two stood by the Jordan.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went and stood in front of them afar off; and the two of them stood by the Jordan.

Julia Smith Translation

And fifty men from the sons of the prophets went, and they will stand from opposite from afar off: and they two stood by Jordan.

King James 2000

And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went, and stood to view from afar off: and they both stood by the Jordan.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then fifty men from the sons of the prophets went and stood opposite [them] at a distance while the two of them stood by the Jordan.

Modern King James verseion

And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went on and stood afar off across from them. And both of them stood by the Jordan.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And fifty men of the sons of the Prophets went and stood in sight afar off, as they two stood by Jordan.

NET Bible

The fifty members of the prophetic guild went and stood opposite them at a distance, while Elijah and Elisha stood by the Jordan.

New Heart English Bible

Fifty men of the sons of the prophets went, and stood opposite them at a distance; and they both stood by the Jordan.

The Emphasized Bible

But, fifty men of the sons of the prophets, came, and stood over against them, afar off, - and, they two, stood by the Jordan.

Webster

And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went, and stood to view afar off: and they two stood by Jordan.

World English Bible

Fifty men of the sons of the prophets went, and stood opposite them at a distance; and they both stood by the Jordan.

Youngs Literal Translation

-- and fifty men of the sons of the prophets have gone on, and stand over-against afar off -- and both of them have stood by the Jordan.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of the sons

Usage: 0

of the prophets
נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

to view
נגד 
Neged 
Usage: 151

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

and they two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

References

Context Readings

Elijah Taken Away From Elisha

6 Then Elijah said to him, "Please stay here, for the LORD has sent me to the Jordan." And he said, "As the LORD lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you." So the two of them went on. 7 Now fifty men of the sons of the prophets went and stood opposite them at a distance, while the two of them stood by the Jordan. 8 Elijah took his mantle and folded it together and struck the waters, and they were divided here and there, so that the two of them crossed over on dry ground.


Cross References

1 Kings 18:4

for when Jezebel destroyed the prophets of the LORD, Obadiah took a hundred prophets and hid them by fifties in a cave, and provided them with bread and water.)

1 Kings 18:13

"Has it not been told to my master what I did when Jezebel killed the prophets of the LORD, that I hid a hundred prophets of the LORD by fifties in a cave, and provided them with bread and water?

2 Kings 2:17

But when they urged him until he was ashamed, he said, "Send." They sent therefore fifty men; and they searched three days but did not find him.

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