Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Then she saddled a donkey, and said to her servant, "Drive, and go forward! Don't slow down for me, unless I ask you to."

New American Standard Bible

Then she saddled a donkey and said to her servant, “Drive and go forward; do not slow down the pace for me unless I tell you.”

King James Version

Then she saddled an ass, and said to her servant, Drive, and go forward; slack not thy riding for me, except I bid thee.

Holman Bible

Then she saddled the donkey and said to her servant, “Hurry, don’t slow the pace for me unless I tell you.”

International Standard Version

So she saddled a donkey and told her servant, "Forward, driver! Don't slow down on my account, unless I tell you!"

A Conservative Version

Then she saddled a donkey, and said to her servant, Drive, and go forward. Do not restrain my riding unless I bid thee.

American Standard Version

Then she saddled an ass, and said to her servant, Drive, and go forward; slacken me not the riding, except I bid thee.

Amplified

Then she saddled the donkey and said to her servant, “Drive [the animal] fast; do not slow down the pace for me unless I tell you.”

Bible in Basic English

Then she made the ass ready and said to her servant, Keep driving on; do not make a stop without orders from me.

Darby Translation

Then she saddled the ass, and said to her servant, Drive and go forward; slack not the riding for me, except I bid thee.

Julia Smith Translation

And she will saddle the ass, and say to her boy, Lead on, and go; thou shalt not hold back for me to ride except I said to thee.

King James 2000

Then she saddled a donkey, and said to her servant, Drive, and go forward; slack not your riding for me, except I bid you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

She saddled the female donkey, and she said to her servant, "Drive along and go; you must not hold me back from riding, unless I tell you."

Modern King James verseion

And she saddled an ass and said to her servant, Drive and go forward! Do not hold back your riding for me unless I tell you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then she saddled an ass and said to the lad, "Lead away, and make me not cease riding, until I bid thee."

NET Bible

She saddled the donkey and told her servant, "Lead on. Do not stop unless I say so."

New Heart English Bible

Then she saddled a donkey, and said to her servant, "Drive, and go forward. Do not slow down for me, unless I ask you to."

The Emphasized Bible

Then saddled she the ass, and said unto her young man - Lead on, and go forward, - do not slacken, for my sake, the riding, except I have bidden thee.

Webster

Then she saddled an ass, and said to her servant, Drive, and go forward; slack not thy riding for me, except I bid thee.

Youngs Literal Translation

And she saddleth the ass, and saith unto her young man, 'Lead, and go, do not restrain riding for me, except I have said so to thee.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חבשׁ 
Chabash 
Usage: 33

an ass
אתון 
'athown 
ass
Usage: 34

and said

Usage: 0

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

נהג 
Nahag 
Usage: 31

and go forward
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

עצר 
`atsar 
Usage: 46

not thy riding
רכב 
Rakab 
Usage: 78

for me, except I bid

Usage: 0

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Elisha Restores The Shunammite's Son

23 He said, "Why would you want go to him today? It is neither new moon nor Sabbath." She said, "It's alright." 24 Then she saddled a donkey, and said to her servant, "Drive, and go forward! Don't slow down for me, unless I ask you to." 25 So she went, and came to the man of God to Mount Carmel. It happened, when the man of God saw her afar off, that he said to Gehazi his servant, "Behold, there is the Shunammite.


Cross References

Exodus 4:20

Moses took his wife and his sons, and set them on a donkey, and he returned to the land of Egypt. Moses took God's rod in his hand.

1 Samuel 25:19-20

She said to her young men, "Go on before me. Behold, I come after you." But she didn't tell her husband, Nabal.

1 Kings 13:13

He said to his sons, "Saddle the donkey for me." So they saddled the donkey for him; and he rode on it.

1 Kings 13:23

It happened, after he had eaten bread, and after he had drunk, that he saddled the donkey for the prophet whom he had brought back.

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