Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then he said, "At this season next year you will embrace a son " And she said, "No, my lord, O man of God, do not lie to your maidservant."

King James Version

And he said, About this season, according to the time of life, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, Nay, my lord, thou man of God, do not lie unto thine handmaid.

Holman Bible

Elisha said, "At this time next year you will have a son in your arms." Then she said, "No, my lord. Man of God, do not deceive your servant."

International Standard Version

and he told her, "About this time next year you will be embracing a son."

A Conservative Version

And he said, At this season, when the time comes round, thou shall embrace a son. And she said, No, my lord, thou man of God, do not lie to thy handmaid.

American Standard Version

And he said, At this season, when the time cometh round, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, Nay, my lord, thou man of God, do not lie unto thy handmaid.

Amplified

Elisha said, At this season when the time comes round, you shall embrace a son. She said, No, my lord, you man of God, do not lie to your handmaid.

Bible in Basic English

And Elisha said, At this time in the coming year you will have a son in your arms. And she said, No, my lord, O man of God, do not say what is false to your servant.

Darby Translation

And he said, At this appointed time, when thy term is come, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, No, my lord, man of God, do not lie to thy handmaid.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, At the appointed time, according to the time of life, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, No, my lord, thou man of God, do not deceive thy handmaid.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, At this appointment about the time thou living to embrace a son. And she will say, My lord, thou man of God, do not deceive With thy servant

King James 2000

And he said, About this season, next year, you shall embrace a son. And she said, Nay, my lord, you man of God, do not lie unto your handmaid.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "At this time {next spring}, you [will be] embracing a son." She said, "No, my lord, man of God! You must not tell a lie to your servant!"

Modern King James verseion

And he said, At this time, according to the time of life, you shall embrace a son. And she said, No, my lord, O man of God, do not lie to your handmaid.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then he said, "By such a time, as soon as the fruit can live, thou shalt embrace a son." And she said, "Oh nay, my lord, thou man of God, do not lie unto the handmaid."

NET Bible

He said, "About this time next year you will be holding a son." She said, "No, my master! O prophet, do not lie to your servant!"

New Heart English Bible

He said, "At this season, when the time comes around, you will embrace a son." She said, "No, my lord, you man of God, do not lie to your handmaid."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said he - At this season, about the time of spring, thou, shalt be embracing a son. And she said - Nay! my lord, thou man of God, do not delude thy maid-servant.

Webster

And he said, About this season, according to the time of life, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, No, my lord, thou man of God, do not lie to thy handmaid.

World English Bible

He said, "At this season, when the time comes around, you will embrace a son." She said, "No, my lord, you man of God, do not lie to your handmaid."

Youngs Literal Translation

and he saith, 'At this season, according to the time of life, thou art embracing a son;' and she saith, 'Nay, my lord, O man of God, do not lie unto thy maid-servant.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מועדה מעד מועד 
Mow`ed 
Usage: 223

according to the time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

thou shalt embrace
חבק 
Chabaq 
Usage: 13

Nay, my lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

thou man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

do not lie
כּזב 
Kazab 
Usage: 17

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Elisha At Shunem

15 He said, "Call her." When he had called her, she stood in the doorway. 16 Then he said, "At this season next year you will embrace a son " And she said, "No, my lord, O man of God, do not lie to your maidservant." 17 The woman conceived and bore a son at that season the next year, as Elisha had said to her.



Cross References

2 Kings 4:28

Then she said, "Did I ask for a son from my lord? Did I not say, 'Do not deceive me'?"

Genesis 17:21

"But My covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you at this season next year."

Genesis 18:10

He said, "I will surely return to you at this time next year; and behold, Sarah your wife will have a son." And Sarah was listening at the tent door, which was behind him.

Genesis 17:16-17

"I will bless her, and indeed I will give you a son by her Then I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples will come from her."

Genesis 18:12-15

Sarah laughed to herself, saying, "After I have become old, shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?"

1 Kings 17:18

So she said to Elijah, "What do I have to do with you, O man of God? You have come to me to bring my iniquity to remembrance and to put my son to death!"

1 Kings 18:9

He said, "What sin have I committed, that you are giving your servant into the hand of Ahab to put me to death?

2 Kings 2:19

Then the men of the city said to Elisha, "Behold now, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees; but the water is bad and the land is unfruitful."

2 Kings 5:10-11

Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, "Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh will be restored to you and you will be clean."

Psalm 116:11

I said in my alarm, "All men are liars."

Luke 1:13

But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your petition has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will give him the name John.

Luke 1:18-20

Zacharias said to the angel, "How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years."

Luke 1:30-31

The angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God.

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