Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But now bring me a minstrel " And it came about, when the minstrel played, that the hand of the LORD came upon him.

King James Version

But now bring me a minstrel. And it came to pass, when the minstrel played, that the hand of the LORD came upon him.

Holman Bible

Now, bring me a musician." While the musician played, the Lord's hand came on Elisha.

International Standard Version

Now bring me a musician."

A Conservative Version

But now bring me a minstrel. And it came to pass, when the minstrel played, that the hand of LORD came upon him.

American Standard Version

But now bring me a minstrel. And it came to pass, when the minstrel played, that the hand of Jehovah came upon him.

Amplified

But now bring me a minstrel. And while the minstrel played, the hand and power of the Lord came upon [Elisha].

Bible in Basic English

But now, get me a player of music, and it will come about that while the man is playing, the hand of the Lord will come on me and I will give you the word of the Lord: and they got a player of music, and while the man was playing, the hand of the Lord was on him.

Darby Translation

And now fetch me a minstrel. And it came to pass when the minstrel played, that the hand of Jehovah was upon him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But now bring me a minstrel. And when the minstrel played, the hand of the LORD came upon him;

Julia Smith Translation

And now take to me a player on an instrument And it was when the player played, and the hand of Jehovah will be upon him.

King James 2000

But now bring me a minstrel. And it came to pass, when the minstrel played, that the hand of the LORD came upon him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But now, bring me a musician." It happened that at the moment the musician played, the hand of Yahweh came upon him.

Modern King James verseion

And now bring me a minstrel. And it happened when the minstrel played, the hand of Jehovah came on him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But now bring me a minstrel. And as the minstrel played, the hand of the LORD was upon him.

NET Bible

But now, get me a musician." When the musician played, the Lord energized him,

New Heart English Bible

But now bring me a minstrel." It happened, when the minstrel played, that the hand of the LORD came on him.

The Emphasized Bible

But, now, bring me one that can touch the strings. For it used to be, when the player touched the strings, then would, the hand of Yahweh, be upon him.

Webster

But now bring me a minstrel. And it came to pass, when the minstrel played, that the hand of the LORD came upon him.

World English Bible

But now bring me a minstrel." It happened, when the minstrel played, that the hand of Yahweh came on him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and now, bring to me a minstrel; and it hath been, at the playing of the minstrel, that the hand of Jehovah is on him,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

me a minstrel
נגן 
Nagan 
Usage: 15

And it came to pass, when the minstrel
נגן 
Nagan 
Usage: 15

נגן 
Nagan 
Usage: 15

that the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of the Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Joram Meets Moab In Battle

14 Elisha said, "As the LORD of hosts lives, before whom I stand, were it not that I regard the presence of Jehoshaphat the king of Judah, I would not look at you nor see you. 15 "But now bring me a minstrel " And it came about, when the minstrel played, that the hand of the LORD came upon him. 16 He said, "Thus says the LORD, 'Make this valley full of trenches.'



Cross References

Ezekiel 1:3

the word of the LORD came expressly to Ezekiel the priest, son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and there the hand of the LORD came upon him.)

1 Samuel 16:23

So it came about whenever the evil spirit from God came to Saul, David would take the harp and play it with his hand; and Saul would be refreshed and be well, and the evil spirit would depart from him.

1 Kings 18:46

Then the hand of the LORD was on Elijah, and he girded up his loins and outran Ahab to Jezreel.

1 Samuel 10:5

"Afterward you will come to the hill of God where the Philistine garrison is; and it shall be as soon as you have come there to the city, that you will meet a group of prophets coming down from the high place with harp, tambourine, flute, and a lyre before them, and they will be prophesying.

Ezekiel 3:14

So the Spirit lifted me up and took me away; and I went embittered in the rage of my spirit, and the hand of the LORD was strong on me.

Ezekiel 3:22

The hand of the LORD was on me there, and He said to me, "Get up, go out to the plain, and there I will speak to you."

Ezekiel 8:1

It came about in the sixth year, on the fifth day of the sixth month, as I was sitting in my house with the elders of Judah sitting before me, that the hand of the Lord GOD fell on me there.

1 Samuel 18:10

Now it came about on the next day that an evil spirit from God came mightily upon Saul, and he raved in the midst of the house, while David was playing the harp with his hand, as usual; and a spear was in Saul's hand.

1 Chronicles 25:1-3

Moreover, David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service some of the sons of Asaph and of Heman and of Jeduthun, who were to prophesy with lyres, harps and cymbals; and the number of those who performed their service was:

Acts 11:21

And the hand of the Lord was with them, and a large number who believed turned to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:18-19

And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,

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