Parallel Verses

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

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 next year, you will embrace a son.” She said, “No, my lord. O man of God, do not lie to your maidservant.”

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.

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 And he will say, Call to her. And he will call to her, and she will stand in the door. 16 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 17 And the woman will conceive and bear a son at this appointment about the time of living which Elisha spake to her.



Cross References

2 Kings 4:28

And she will say, Did I ask a son from my lord? said I not, Thou shalt not deceive me?

Genesis 17:21

And my covenant will I set up with Isaak whom Sarah shall bring forth to thee at this appointed time in another year.

Genesis 18:10

And he will say, Returning, I will return to thee according to the time of life; and behold, a son to Sarah thy wife. And Sarah heard at the door of the tent, and she behind him.

Genesis 17:16-17

And I blessed her, and I gave thee also a son of her: and I blessed her and she was for nations, and kings of people shall be from her.

Genesis 18:12-15

And Sarah will laugh within her, saying, After it has not been to me till now, and my lord, being old.

1 Kings 17:18

And she will say to Elijah, What to me and to thee, thou man of God? camest thou to me to bring to remembrance mine iniquity, and to kill my son?

1 Kings 18:9

And he will say, What did I sin that thou gavest thy servant into the hand of Ahab to kill me?

2 Kings 2:19

And the men of the city will say to Elisha, Behold the situation of the city good, as my lord sees: and the waters evil and the land barren.

2 Kings 5:10-11

And Elisha will send a messenger to him, saying, Go and wash seven times in Jordan and, thy flesh shall: turn back to thee and be clean.

Psalm 116:11

I said in my alarm, Every man a lie.

Luke 1:13

And the messenger said to him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy supplication has been heard; and thy wife Elizabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.

Luke 1:18-20

And Zacharias said to the messenger, By what shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife advanced in her days.

Luke 1:30-31

And the messenger said to her, Fear not, Mary: thou hast found grace with God.

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