Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 responded, “As the Lord of Hosts lives, I stand before Him. If I did not have respect for King Jehoshaphat of Judah, I would not look at you; I wouldn’t take notice of you. 15 Now, bring me a musician.”While the musician played, the Lord’s hand came on Elisha. 16 Then he said, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Dig ditch after ditch in this wadi.’



Cross References

Ezekiel 1:3

the word of the Lord came directly to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the Chebar Canal. And the Lord’s hand was on him there.

1 Samuel 16:23

Whenever the spirit from God troubled Saul, David would pick up his lyre and play, and Saul would then be relieved, feel better, and the evil spirit would leave him.

1 Kings 18:46

The power of the Lord was on Elijah, and he tucked his mantle under his belt and ran ahead of Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

1 Samuel 10:5

“After that you will come to the Hill of God where there are Philistine garrisons. When you arrive at the city, you will meet a group of prophets coming down from the high place prophesying. They will be preceded by harps, tambourines, flutes, and lyres.

Ezekiel 3:14

So the Spirit lifted me up and took me away. I left in bitterness and in an angry spirit, and the Lord’s hand was on me powerfully.

Ezekiel 3:22

Then the hand of the Lord was on me there, and He said to me, “Get up, go out to the plain, and I will speak with you there.”

Ezekiel 8:1

In the sixth year, in the sixth month, on the fifth day of the month, I was sitting in my house and the elders of Judah were sitting in front of me, and there the hand of the Lord God came down on me.

1 Samuel 18:10

The next day an evil spirit sent from God took control of Saul, and he began to rave inside the palace. David was playing the lyre as usual, but Saul was holding a spear,

1 Chronicles 25:1-3

David and the officers of the army also set apart some of the sons of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun, who were to prophesy accompanied by lyres, harps, and cymbals. This is the list of the men who performed their service:

Acts 11:21

The Lord’s hand was with them, and a large number who believed turned to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:18-19

And don’t get drunk with wine, which leads to reckless actions, but be filled by the Spirit:

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