Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He said, "What then is to be done for her?" Gehazi answered, "Most certainly she has no son, and her husband is old."

New American Standard Bible

So he said, “What then is to be done for her?” And Gehazi answered, “Truly she has no son and her husband is old.”

King James Version

And he said, What then is to be done for her? And Gehazi answered, Verily she hath no child, and her husband is old.

Holman Bible

So he asked, “Then what should be done for her?”

Gehazi answered, “Well, she has no son, and her husband is old.”

International Standard Version

He responded, "What, then, is to be done on her behalf?" Gehazi answered, "Well, she has no son and her husband is growing old."

A Conservative Version

And he said, What then is to be done for her? And Gehazi answered, Truly she has no son, and her husband is old.

American Standard Version

And he said, What then is to be done for her? And Gehazi answered, Verily she hath no son, and her husband is old.

Amplified

Later Elisha said, “What then is to be done for her?” Gehazi answered, “Well, she has no son and her husband is old.”

Bible in Basic English

So he said, What then is to be done for her? And Gehazi made answer, Still there is this, she has no son and her husband is old.

Darby Translation

And he said, What then is to be done for her? And Gehazi said, Verily, she has no son, and her husband is old.

Julia Smith Translation

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.

King James 2000

And he said, What then is to be done for her? And Gehazi answered, Verily she has no child, and her husband is old.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said, "What may be done for her?" Gehazi said, "Well, she has no son, and her husband is old."

Modern King James verseion

And he said, What then is to be done for her? And Gehazi answered, Truly, she has no child, and her husband is old.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then he said, "What is to be done for her?" And Gehazi said, "Verily she hath no child, and her husband is old."

NET Bible

So he asked Gehazi, "What can I do for her?" Gehazi replied, "She has no son, and her husband is old."

New Heart English Bible

He said, "What then is to be done for her?" Gehazi answered, "Most certainly she has no son, and her husband is old."

The Emphasized Bible

So he said, What then can be done for thee? And Gehazi said, Verily, she hath no, son, and, her husband, is, old.

Webster

And he said, What then is to be done for her? And Gehazi answered, Verily she hath no child, and her husband is old.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith, 'And what -- to do for her?' and Gehazi saith, 'Verily she hath no son, and her husband is aged.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּחזי גּיחזי 
Geychaziy 
Usage: 12

H61
אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 11

and her husband
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

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Easton

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Elisha At Shunem

13 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." 14 He said, "What then is to be done for her?" Gehazi answered, "Most certainly she has no son, and her husband is old." 15 He said, "Call her." When he had called her, she stood in the door.



Cross References

Genesis 15:2-3

Abram said, "Lord Yahweh, what will you give me, since I go childless, and he who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?"

Genesis 17:17

Then Abraham fell on his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, "Will a child be born to him who is one hundred years old? Will Sarah, who is ninety years old, give birth?"

Genesis 18:10-14

He said, "I will certainly return to you when the season comes round. Behold, Sarah your wife will have a son." Sarah heard in the tent door, which was behind him.

Genesis 25:21

Isaac entreated Yahweh for his wife, because she was barren. Yahweh was entreated by him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Genesis 30:1

When Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister. She said to Jacob, "Give me children, or else I will die."

Judges 13:2

There was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren, and didn't bear.

1 Samuel 1:2

and he had two wives; the name of the one was Hannah, and the name of other Peninnah: and Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children.

1 Samuel 1:8

Elkanah her husband said to her, "Hannah, why do you weep? Why don't you eat? Why is your heart grieved? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"

Luke 1:7

But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they both were well advanced in years.

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