Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And the mother of the boy will say, Jehovah lives and thy soul lives, I will not leave thee. And he will rise and go after her.

New American Standard Bible

The mother of the lad said, “As the Lord lives and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” And he arose and followed her.

King James Version

And the mother of the child said, As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. And he arose, and followed her.

Holman Bible

The boy’s mother said to Elisha, “As the Lord lives and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So he got up and followed her.

International Standard Version

At this, the youngster's mother replied, "As long as you and the LORD live, I'm not leaving you!" So he got up and followed her.

A Conservative Version

And the mother of the child said, As LORD lives, and as thy soul lives, I will not leave thee. And he arose, and followed her.

American Standard Version

And the mother of the child said, As Jehovah liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. And he arose, and followed her.

Amplified

The mother of the child said, “As the Lord lives and as your soul lives, I will not leave you.” So Elisha arose and followed her.

Bible in Basic English

But the mother of the child said, As the Lord is living and as your soul is living, I will not go back without you. So he got up and went with her.

Darby Translation

And the mother of the lad said, As Jehovah liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee! And he rose up and followed her.

King James 2000

And the mother of the child said, As the LORD lives, and as your soul lives, I will not leave you. And he arose, and followed her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the mother of the boy said, "{As Yahweh lives} and {as your soul lives}, I will surely not leave you." So he got up and went after her.

Modern King James verseion

And the mother of the child said, As Jehovah lives, and as your soul lives, I will not leave you. And he arose and followed her.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Notwithstanding, the mother of the child said, "As sure as the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee." And then he arose and followed her.

NET Bible

The mother of the child said, "As certainly as the Lord lives and as you live, I will not leave you." So Elisha got up and followed her back.

New Heart English Bible

The mother of the child said, "As the LORD lives, and as your soul lives, I will not leave you." He arose, and followed her.

The Emphasized Bible

But the mother of the boy said, By the life of Yahweh and by the life of thine own soul, I will not leave thee. So he arose and followed her.

Webster

And the mother of the child said, As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. And he arose, and followed her.

World English Bible

The mother of the child said, "As Yahweh lives, and as your soul lives, I will not leave you." He arose, and followed her.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the mother of the youth saith, 'Jehovah liveth, and thy soul liveth -- if I leave thee;' and he riseth and goeth after her.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

of the child
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

As the Lord

Usage: 0

חי 
Chay 
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502
Usage: 502

and as thy soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

I will not leave
עזב 
`azab 
Usage: 28

and followed
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

References

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Context Readings

Elisha Restores The Shunammite's Son

29 And he will say to Gehazi, Gird up thy loins and take my prop in thy hand, and go: If thou shalt find a man, thou shalt not praise him; and if a man shall praise thee, thou shalt not answer him: and put my prop upon the face of the boy. 30 And the mother of the boy will say, Jehovah lives and thy soul lives, I will not leave thee. And he will rise and go after her. 31 And Gehazi passed over before them, and he will put the prop upon the face of the boy, and no voice and no attention. And he will turn back to meet him; and he will announce to him, saying, The boy awaked not


Cross References

2 Kings 2:2

And Elijah will say to Elisha, Sit now, here; for Jehovah sent me even to the house of God. And Elisha will say to him, Jehovah lives, and thy soul lives, if I shall forsake thee. And they will go down to the house of God.

2 Kings 2:4

And Elijah will say to him, Elisha, sit now here; for Jehovah sent me to Jericho. And he will say, Jehovah lives, and thy soul lives, if I shall forsake thee. And they will come to Jericho.

Exodus 33:12-16

And Moses will say to Jehovah, See, thou sayest to me, Bring up this people: and thou madest not known to me whom thou wilt send with me. And thou saidst, I knew thee by name, and also thou didst find favor in mine eyes.

Ruth 1:16-18

And Ruth will say, Thou shalt not urge upon me to forsake thee, to turn back from after thee: for where thou shalt go, I will go; and where thou shalt lodge, I will lodge: thy people my people, and thy God my God:

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