Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to him, Say now to her, Behold, thou didst hasten for us all this concern; what to be done for thee? is it to speak for thee to the king, or to the chief of the army? And she will say, In the midst of my people I dwell.

New American Standard Bible

He said to him, “Say now to her, ‘Behold, you have been careful for us with all this care; what can I do for you? Would you be spoken for to the king or to the captain of the army?’” And she answered, “I live among my own people.”

King James Version

And he said unto him, Say now unto her, Behold, thou hast been careful for us with all this care; what is to be done for thee? wouldest thou be spoken for to the king, or to the captain of the host? And she answered, I dwell among mine own people.

Holman Bible

Then he said to Gehazi, “Say to her, ‘Look, you’ve gone to all this trouble for us. What can we do for you? Can we speak on your behalf to the king or to the commander of the army?’”

She answered, “I am living among my own people.”

International Standard Version

Elisha told him, "Ask her, "Look how you've gone to all this trouble to care for us! What can I do for you? Do you wish to be mentioned to the king or to the head of the army?'" She replied, "I'm at home living among my own people."

A Conservative Version

And he said to him, Say now to her, Behold, thou have been caring for us with all this care. What is to be done for thee? Would thou be spoken for to the king, or to the captain of the army? And she answered, I dwell among my own p

American Standard Version

And he said unto him, Say now unto her, Behold, thou hast been careful for us with all this care; what is to be done for thee? wouldest thou be spoken for to the king, or to the captain of the host? And she answered, I dwell among mine own people.

Amplified

Now he said to Gehazi, “Say to her now, ‘You have gone to all this trouble for us; what can I do for you? Would you like to be mentioned to the king or to the captain of the army?’” She answered, “I live among my own people [in peace and security and need no special favors].”

Bible in Basic English

And he said to him, Now say to her, See, you have taken all this trouble for us; what is to be done for you? will you have any request made for you to the king or the captain of the army? But she said, I am living among my people.

Darby Translation

And he said to him, Say now to her, Behold, thou hast been careful for us with all this care; what is to be done for thee? wouldest thou be spoken for to the king, or to the captain of the host? And she said, I dwell among mine own people.

King James 2000

And he said unto him, Say now unto her, Behold, you have cared for us with all this care; what is to be done for you? would you be spoken for to the king, or to the captain of the army? And she answered, I dwell among my own people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He said to him, "Please say to her, 'Look, you took all this trouble, showing care for us; what is there [for me] to do for you? To speak for you to the king or to the commander of the army?'" She said, "I [am] living among my people."

Modern King James verseion

And he said to him, Say now to her, Behold, you have been thoughtful for us with all this care. What is to be done for you? Would you be spoken for to the king or to the commander of the army? And she answered, I dwell among my own people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Elisha said to him, "Say to her I pray thee, 'See, thou hast made all this provision for us, what shall we do for thee? Wouldest thou be spoken for to the king or to the captain of the Host?" And she said, "I dwell among mine own people."

NET Bible

Elisha said to Gehazi, "Tell her, 'Look, you have treated us with such great respect. What can I do for you? Can I put in a good word for you with the king or the commander of the army?'" She replied, "I'm quite secure."

New Heart English Bible

He said to him, "Say now to her, 'Behold, you have cared for us with all this care. What is to be done for you? Would you like to be spoken for to the king, or to the captain of the army?'" She answered, "I dwell among my own people."

The Emphasized Bible

And he said to him - I pray thee, say unto her - Lo! thou hast cared for us with all this anxious care, what can be done for thee? Is it, that we should speak for thee, unto the king, or unto the general of the army? But she said, In the midst of mine own people, do, I, dwell.

Webster

And he said to him, Say now to her, Behold, thou hast been careful for us with all this care; what is to be done for thee? wouldst thou be spoken for to the king, or to the captain of the host? And she answered, I dwell among my own people.

World English Bible

He said to him, "Say now to her, 'Behold, you have cared for us with all this care. What is to be done for you? Would you like to be spoken for to the king, or to the captain of the army?'" She answered, "I dwell among my own people."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith to him, 'Say, I pray thee, unto her, Lo, thou hast troubled thyself concerning us with all this trouble; what -- to do for thee? is it to speak for thee unto the king, or unto the head of the host?' and she saith, 'In the midst of my people I am dwelling.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חרד 
Charad 
Usage: 39

for us with all this care
חרדה 
Charadah 
Usage: 9

what is to be done

Usage: 0

ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

thou be spoken
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

for to the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

or to the captain
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

of the host
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

I dwell
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Elisha At Shunem

12 And he will say to Gehazi his boy, Call for this Shunamitess. And he will call for her, and she will stand before him. 13 And he will say to him, Say now to her, Behold, thou didst hasten for us all this concern; what to be done for thee? is it to speak for thee to the king, or to the chief of the army? And she will say, In the midst of my people I dwell. 14 And he will say, And what to be done for her? And Gehazi will say. Truly, not a son to her, and her husband an old man.



Cross References

2 Samuel 19:13

And to Amass. ye shall say, Art thou not my bone and my flesh? thus will God do to me and thus will he add, if thou shalt not be chief of the army before me all the days, instead of Joab.

Genesis 14:24

Nothing yet for me except what the young men ate, and the portion of the men who went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamra; they shall take their portion.

Ruth 1:1-4

And it will be in the days of the judging of the judges, and there will be a famine in the land. And a man from the house of bread of Judah will go to sojourn in the field of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons.

2 Samuel 19:32-38

And Barzillai a very old man, the son of eighty years: and he nourished the king in his dwelling in the two camps, for he was an exceeding great man.

1 Kings 2:32

And Jehovah turned back his blood upon his head, who struck upon two just men and good above him, and he will kill them with the sword, and my father David knew not, Abner son of Ner, chief of the army of Israel, and Amasa, son of Jether, chief of the army of Judah.

2 Kings 3:15-18

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.

2 Kings 8:1

And Elisha spake to the woman whom he restored to life her son, saying, Arise, and go thou, and thy house, and sojourn where thou wilt sojourn; for Jehovah called for a famine; and also coming to the land seven

2 Kings 8:3-6

And it will be from the end of seven years, and the woman will turn back from the land of the rovers, and come to cry to the king for her house and for her field.

2 Kings 9:5

And he will go in, and behold, the captains of the army sitting; and he will say, A word to me for thee the chief. And Jehu will say, To which of all of us? And he will say, To thee the chief.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in Jehovah and do good; dwell in the land and be fed with faithfulness.

Matthew 10:40-42

He receiving you, receives me; and he receiving me, receives him sending me.

Luke 9:3-5

And he said to them, Take away nothing for the way, neither rods, nor wallet, nor bread, nor silver; nor to have two coats apiece.

Romans 16:2

That ye receive her in the Lord, worthy of the holy ones, and encourage her in whatever thing she have need of you: for she also has been the rule of many, and of myself.

Romans 16:6

Embrace Mary, who wearied for us.

Philippians 4:18-19

And I have all, and abound: I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things from you, a smell of sweet odor, a sacrifice acceptable, pleasing to God.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

And we ask you, brethren, to know those being fatigued among you, and set over you in the Lord, and reminding you;

1 Timothy 6:6-8

But devotion with contentment is great gain.

2 Timothy 1:16-18

May the Lord give mercy to the house of Onesiphorus; for many times he refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my perplexity:

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust to forget your work and fatigue of love, which ye showed to his name, having served to the holy ones, and serving.

Hebrews 13:5

The disposition exempt from avarice; being contented with present circumstances: for he has said, I will not send thee back, nor forsake thee.

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