Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Elisha asked her, “What can I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house?”She said, “Your servant has nothing in the house except a jar of oil.”

New American Standard Bible

Elisha said to her, "What shall I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house?" And she said, "Your maidservant has nothing in the house except a jar of oil."

King James Version

And Elisha said unto her, What shall I do for thee? tell me, what hast thou in the house? And she said, Thine handmaid hath not any thing in the house, save a pot of oil.

International Standard Version

Elisha responded, "What shall I do for you? Tell me what you have in your house." She replied, "Your servant has nothing in the entire house except for a flask of oil."

A Conservative Version

And Elisha said to her, What shall I do for thee? Tell me, what have thou in the house? And she said, Thy handmaid has not anything in the house except a pot of oil.

American Standard Version

And Elisha said unto her, What shall I do for thee? tell me; what hast thou in the house? And she said, Thy handmaid hath not anything in the house, save a pot of oil.

Amplified

Elisha said to her, What shall I do for you? Tell me, what have you [of sale value] in the house? She said, Your handmaid has nothing in the house except a jar of oil.

Bible in Basic English

Then Elisha said to her, What am I to do for you? say now, what have you in the house? And she said, Your servant has nothing in the house but a pot of oil.

Darby Translation

And Elisha said to her, What shall I do for thee? Tell me, what hast thou in the house? And she said, Thy handmaid has not anything at all in the house but a pot of oil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Elisha said unto her, What shall I do for thee? Tell me what thou hast in the house? And she said, Thy handmaid has nothing in the house except a flask of oil.

Julia Smith Translation

And Elisha will say to her, What shall I do for thee? announce to me what is to thee in the house. And she will say, Not anything to thy servant in the house but a flask of oil.

King James 2000

And Elisha said unto her, What shall I do for you? tell me, what have you in the house? And she said, Your handmaid has not anything in the house, except a pot of oil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Elisha asked her, "What shall I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house?" Then she said, "Your servant has nothing in the house except a jar of olive oil."

Modern King James verseion

And Elisha said to her, What shall I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house? And she said, Your handmaid has not a thing in the house except a pot of oil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Elisha said to her, "What shall I do for thee? Tell me, what hast thou in thine house?" And she said, thy handmaid hath nothing at all in her house, save a pitcher with oil.

NET Bible

Elisha said to her, "What can I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house?" She answered, "Your servant has nothing in the house except a small jar of olive oil."

New Heart English Bible

Elisha said to her, "What shall I do for you? Tell me: what do you have in the house?" She said, "Your handmaid has nothing in the house, except a pot of oil."

The Emphasized Bible

And Elisha said unto her - What shall I do for thee? tell me what thou, hast, in the house. And she said - Thy maid-servant hath, nothing at all, in the house, save a flask of oil.

Webster

And Elisha said to her, What shall I do for thee? tell me, what hast thou in the house? And she said, Thy handmaid hath not any thing in the house, save a pot of oil.

World English Bible

Elisha said to her, "What shall I do for you? Tell me: what do you have in the house?" She said, "Your handmaid has nothing in the house, except a pot of oil."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Elisha saith unto her, 'What do I do for thee? declare to me, what hast thou in the house?' and she saith, 'Thy maid-servant hath nothing in the house except a pot of oil.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלישׁע 
'Eliysha` 
Usage: 58

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

me, what hast
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

thou in the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

hath not any thing in the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

save a pot
אסוּך 
'acuwk 
pot
Usage: 1

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Pot

Context Readings

Elisha Answers A Widow's Request

1 One of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, “Your servant, my husband, has died. You know that your servant feared the Lord. Now the creditor is coming to take my two children as his slaves.” 2 Elisha asked her, “What can I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house?”She said, “Your servant has nothing in the house except a jar of oil.” 3 Then he said, “Go and borrow empty containers from everyone—from all your neighbors. Do not get just a few.


Cross References

1 Kings 17:12

But she said, “As the Lord your God lives, I don’t have anything baked—only a handful of flour in the jar and a bit of oil in the jug. Just now, I am gathering a couple of sticks in order to go prepare it for myself and my son so we can eat it and die.”

2 Kings 2:9

After they had crossed over, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me what I can do for you before I am taken from you.”So Elisha answered, “Please, let me inherit two shares of your spirit.”

2 Kings 6:26-27

As the king of Israel was passing by on the wall, a woman cried out to him, “My lord the king, help!”

Matthew 15:34

“How many loaves do you have?” Jesus asked them.“Seven,” they said, “and a few small fish.”

John 6:5-7

Therefore, when Jesus looked up and noticed a huge crowd coming toward Him, He asked Philip,“Where will we buy bread so these people can eat?”

Acts 3:6

But Peter said, “I don’t have silver or gold, but what I have, I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, get up and walk!”

2 Corinthians 6:10

as grieving yet always rejoicing;
as poor yet enriching many;
as having nothing yet possessing everything.

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers: Didn’t God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?

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