Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And when she came to where the man of God was on the hill, she put her hands round his feet; and Gehazi came near with the purpose of pushing her away; but the man of God said, Let her be, for her soul is bitter in her; and the Lord has kept it secret from me, and has not given me word of it.

New American Standard Bible

When she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught hold of his feet. And Gehazi came near to push her away; but the man of God said, “Let her alone, for her soul is troubled within her; and the Lord has hidden it from me and has not told me.”

King James Version

And when she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught him by the feet: but Gehazi came near to thrust her away. And the man of God said, Let her alone; for her soul is vexed within her: and the LORD hath hid it from me, and hath not told me.

Holman Bible

When she came up to the man of God at the mountain, she clung to his feet. Gehazi came to push her away, but the man of God said, “Leave her alone—she is in severe anguish, and the Lord has hidden it from me. He hasn’t told me.”

International Standard Version

As she came near the man of God on the mountain, she grabbed his feet. When Gehazi intervened to push her away, the man of God said, "Leave her alone! She is deeply troubled! The LORD has concealed the thing from me, and hasn't informed me."

A Conservative Version

And when she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught hold of his feet. And Gehazi came near to thrust her away, but the man of God said, Let her alone, for her soul is vexed within her, and LORD has hid it from me, and has n

American Standard Version

And when she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught hold of his feet. And Gehazi came near to thrust her away; but the man of God said, Let her alone: for her soul is vexed within her; and Jehovah hath hid it from me, and hath not told me.

Amplified

When she came to the mountain to the man of God, she took hold of his feet. Gehazi approached to push her away; but the man of God said, “Let her alone, for her soul is desperate and troubled within her; and the Lord has hidden the reason from me and has not told me.”

Darby Translation

And she came to the man of God to the mountain, and caught him by the feet; and Gehazi drew near to thrust her away; but the man of God said, Let her alone, for her soul is troubled within her, and Jehovah has hidden it from me, and has not told me.

Julia Smith Translation

And she will come to the man of God to the mountain, and she will lay hold upon his feet; and Gehazi will come near to push her away; and the man of God will say, Let go to her, for her soul is bitter to her: and Jehovah hid from me and announced not to me.

King James 2000

And when she came to the man of God at the mountain, she caught him by the feet: but Gehazi came near to thrust her away. And the man of God said, Let her alone; for her soul is bitter within her: and the LORD has hid it from me, and has not told me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So she came to the man of God at the mountain, and she caught hold of his feet. Then Gehazi came near to push her away, but the man of God said, "Let her alone, for her soul is bitter, and Yahweh has hidden it from me and has not told me."

Modern King James verseion

And she came to the man of God to the hill, and she caught him by the feet. And Gehazi came near to push her away. And the man of God said, Let her alone, for her soul is troubled within her. And Jehovah has hidden it from me and has not told me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then she went to the man of God up to the hill and caught him by the feet. And Gehazi went to her, to thrust her away. But the man of God said, "Let her alone, for her soul is vexed, and the LORD hath hid it from me and hath not told it me."

NET Bible

But when she reached the prophet on the mountain, she grabbed hold of his feet. Gehazi came near to push her away, but the prophet said, "Leave her alone, for she is very upset. The Lord has kept the matter hidden from me; he didn't tell me about it."

New Heart English Bible

When she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught hold of his feet. Gehazi came near to thrust her away; but the man of God said, "Leave her alone; for her soul is troubled within her; and the LORD has hidden it from me, and has not told me."

The Emphasized Bible

But, when she came unto the man of God, on the mount, she caught hold of his feet, - and Gehazi drew near to thrust her away, when the man of God said - Let her alone! for, her life, is embittered to her, howbeit, Yahweh, hath hidden it from me, and hath not told me.

Webster

And when she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught him by the feet: but Gehazi came near to thrust her away. And the man of God said, Let her alone; for her soul is sorrowful within her: and the LORD hath hid it from me, and hath not told me?

World English Bible

When she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught hold of his feet. Gehazi came near to thrust her away; but the man of God said, "Leave her alone; for her soul is troubled within her; and Yahweh has hidden it from me, and has not told me."

Youngs Literal Translation

And she cometh in unto the man of God, unto the hill, and layeth hold on his feet, and Gehazi cometh nigh to thrust her away, and the man of God saith, 'Let her alone, for her soul is bitter to her, and Jehovah hath hidden it from me, and hath not declared it to me.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600
Usage: 2600

to the hill
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

him by the feet
רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

but Gehazi
גּחזי גּיחזי 
Geychaziy 
Usage: 12

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

הדף 
Hadaph 
Usage: 11

And the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

רפה 
Raphah 
Usage: 46

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

within her and the Lord

Usage: 0

עלם 
`alam 
Usage: 28

it from me, and hath not told
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

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Context Readings

Elisha Restores The Shunammite's Son

26 Go quickly to her, and on meeting her say to her, Are you well? and your husband and the child, are they well? And she said in answer, All is well. 27 And when she came to where the man of God was on the hill, she put her hands round his feet; and Gehazi came near with the purpose of pushing her away; but the man of God said, Let her be, for her soul is bitter in her; and the Lord has kept it secret from me, and has not given me word of it. 28 Then she said, Did I make a request to my lord for a son? did I not say, Do not give me false words?


Cross References

Genesis 18:17

And the Lord said, Am I to keep back from Abraham the knowledge of what I do;

1 Samuel 1:10

And with grief in her soul, weeping bitterly, she made her prayer to the Lord.

2 Samuel 7:3

And Nathan said to the king, Go and do whatever is in your heart; for the Lord is with you.

2 Kings 4:25

So she went, and came to Mount Carmel, to the man of God. And when the man of God saw her coming in his direction, he said to Gehazi, his servant, See, there is the Shunammite;

2 Kings 6:12

And one of them said, Not one of us, my lord king; but Elisha, the prophet in Israel, gives the king of Israel news of the words you say even in your bedroom.

Job 10:1

My soul is tired of life; I will let my sad thoughts go free in words; my soul will make a bitter outcry.

Proverbs 14:10

No one has knowledge of a man's grief but himself; and a strange person has no part in his joy.

Proverbs 18:14

The spirit of a man will be his support when he is ill; but how may a broken spirit be lifted up?

Amos 3:7

Certainly the Lord will do nothing without making clear his secret to his servants, the prophets.

Matthew 15:23

But he gave her no answer. And his disciples came and said to him, Send her away, for she is crying after us.

Matthew 20:31

And the people gave them orders to be quiet; but they went on crying even louder, Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us.

Matthew 28:9

And on the way, Jesus came to them, saying, Be glad. And they came and put their hands on his feet, and gave him worship.

Mark 10:13

And they took to him little children, so that he might put his hands on them: and the disciples said sharp words to them.

Mark 14:6

But Jesus said, Let her be; why are you troubling her? she has done a kind act to me.

Luke 7:38

And went in and took her place at the back of him, near his feet, weeping, so that his feet were washed with the drops from her eyes, and with her hair she made them dry, and kissing his feet she put the perfume on them.

John 4:27

At that point the disciples came back, and they were surprised to see him talking to a woman; but not one of them said to him, What is your purpose? or, Why are you talking to her?

John 12:4-7

But one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot (who was to give him up), said,

John 15:15

No longer do I give you the name of servants; because a servant is without knowledge of what his master is doing: I give you the name of friends, because I have given you knowledge of all the things which my Father has said to me.

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