Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He said, "Thus says the LORD, 'Make this valley full of trenches.'

King James Version

And he said, Thus saith the LORD, Make this valley full of ditches.

Holman Bible

Then he said, "This is what the Lord says: 'Dig ditch after ditch in this wadi.'

International Standard Version

As the musician played, the hand of the LORD rested on Elisha, so he said, "This is what the LORD says: "Fill this valley with trench after trench!'

A Conservative Version

And he said, Thus says LORD, Make this valley full of trenches.

American Standard Version

And he said, Thus saith Jehovah, Make this valley full of trenches.

Amplified

And he said, Thus says the Lord: Make this [dry] brook bed full of trenches.

Bible in Basic English

And he said, The Lord says, I will make this valley full of water-holes.

Darby Translation

And he said, Thus saith Jehovah: Make this valley full of ditches.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and he said, Thus hath the LORD said, Make this valley full of ditches.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Thus said Jehovah, Make this torrent, pits, pits.

King James 2000

And he said, Thus says the LORD, Make this valley full of ditches.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He said, "Thus says Yahweh, 'Make this wadi {full of cisterns},'

Modern King James verseion

And he said, So says Jehovah, Make this valley full of ditches.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Thus biddeth the LORD, 'Make this brook full of ditches.'

NET Bible

and he said, "This is what the Lord says, 'Make many cisterns in this valley,'

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Thus says the LORD, 'Make this valley full of trenches.'

New simplified Bible

He said: This is what Jehovah says: 'Dig ditches all over this dry streambed (wadi).

The Emphasized Bible

Then said he, Thus, saith Yahweh, Make, in this torrent-bed, pits, pits!

Webster

And he said, Thus saith the LORD, Make this valley full of ditches.

World English Bible

He said, "Thus says Yahweh, 'Make this valley full of trenches.'

Youngs Literal Translation

and he saith, 'Thus said Jehovah, Make this valley ditches -- ditches;

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English(KJV)
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Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he said

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Usage: 0

the Lord

Usage: 0


do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

נחלה נחלה נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 141

References

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Context Readings

Joram Meets Moab In Battle

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.' 17 "For thus says the LORD, 'You shall not see wind nor shall you see rain; yet that valley shall be filled with water, so that you shall drink, both you and your cattle and your beasts.



Cross References

Numbers 2:16-18

"The total of the numbered men of the camp of Reuben: 151,450 by their armies. And they shall set out second.

2 Kings 4:3

Then he said, "Go, borrow vessels at large for yourself from all your neighbors, even empty vessels; do not get a few.

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