Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff on the face of the child; but there was neither voice, nor hearing. Therefore he returned to meet him, and told him, saying, "The child has not awakened."

New American Standard Bible

Then Gehazi passed on before them and laid the staff on the lad’s face, but there was no sound or response. So he returned to meet him and told him, “The lad has not awakened.”

King James Version

And Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff upon the face of the child; but there was neither voice, nor hearing. Wherefore he went again to meet him, and told him, saying, The child is not awaked.

Holman Bible

Gehazi went ahead of them and placed the staff on the boy’s face, but there was no sound or sign of life, so he went back to meet Elisha and told him, “The boy didn’t wake up.”

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, Gehazi went on ahead of them and placed the staff on the youngster's face, but when there was no sound or reaction, he returned, met Elisha, and told him, "The youngster has shown no sign of awakening."

A Conservative Version

And Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff upon the face of the child, but there was neither voice, nor hearing. Therefore he returned to meet him, and told him, saying, The child has not awakened.

American Standard Version

And Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff upon the face of the child; but there was neither voice, nor hearing. Wherefore he returned to meet him, and told him, saying, The child is not awaked.

Amplified

Gehazi went on ahead of them and laid the staff on the boy’s face, but there was no sound or response [from the boy]. So he turned back to meet Elisha and told him, “The boy has not awakened (revived).”

Bible in Basic English

And Gehazi went on before them and put the stick on the child's face; but there was no voice, and no one gave attention. So he went back, and meeting him gave him the news, saying, The child is not awake.

Darby Translation

And Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff upon the face of the lad; but there was neither voice, nor sign of attention. And he returned to meet him, and told him saying, The lad is not awaked.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

And Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff upon the face of the child; but there was neither voice, nor hearing. Therefore he went again to meet him, and told him, saying, The child has not awakened.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Gehazi crossed over before them, and he put the staff on the face of the boy; but there was no sound, and there was no sign of life, so he returned to meet him. He told him, saying, "The boy did not wake up."

Modern King James verseion

And Gehazi passed on before them and laid the staff on the face of the child. But there was no voice nor hearing. And he turned back to meet him and told him, saying, The boy has not awakened.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Gehazi went before them and put the staff upon the lad. But there was neither voice nor attending. And then he went again against his master and told him saying, "It hath not awaked the lad."

NET Bible

Now Gehazi went on ahead of them. He placed the staff on the child's face, but there was no sound or response. When he came back to Elisha he told him, "The child did not wake up."

New Heart English Bible

Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff on the face of the child; but there was neither voice, nor hearing. Therefore he returned to meet him, and told him, saying, "The child has not awakened."

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Gehazi, had passed on before them, and laid the staff on the face of the boy, but there was neither voice, nor attention, - so he returned to meet him, and told him, saying - The boy hath not awaked.

Webster

And Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff upon the face of the child; but there was neither voice, nor hearing. Wherefore he went again to meet him, and told him, saying, The child is not awaked.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Gehazi hath passed on before them, and layeth the staff on the face of the youth, and there is no voice, and there is no attention, and he turneth back to meet him, and declareth to him, saying, 'The youth hath not awaked.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּחזי גּיחזי 
Geychaziy 
Usage: 12

passed on
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

them, and laid
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

the staff
משׁענת משׁענה 
Mish`enah 
Usage: 12

upon the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of the child
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

קשׁב 
Qesheb 
Usage: 4

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

to meet
קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

him, and told
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Elisha Restores The Shunammite's Son

30 The mother of the child said, "As Yahweh lives, and as your soul lives, I will not leave you." He arose, and followed her. 31 Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff on the face of the child; but there was neither voice, nor hearing. Therefore he returned to meet him, and told him, saying, "The child has not awakened." 32 When Elisha had come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and laid on his bed.


Cross References

John 11:11

He said these things, and after that, he said to them, "Our friend, Lazarus, has fallen asleep, but I am going so that I may awake him out of sleep."

1 Samuel 14:37

Saul asked counsel of God, "Shall I go down after the Philistines? Will you deliver them into the hand of Israel?" But he didn't answer him that day.

1 Samuel 28:6

When Saul inquired of Yahweh, Yahweh didn't answer him, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

1 Kings 18:26

They took the bull which was given them, and they dressed it, and called on the name of Baal from morning even until noon, saying, Baal, hear us. But there was no voice, nor any who answered. They leaped about the altar which was made.

1 Kings 18:29

It was so, when midday was past, that they prophesied until the time of the offering of the offering; but there was neither voice, nor any to answer, nor any who regarded.

Job 14:12

so man lies down and doesn't rise. Until the heavens are no more, they shall not awake, nor be roused out of their sleep.

Ezekiel 14:3

Son of man, these men have taken their idols into their heart, and put the stumbling block of their iniquity before their face: should I be inquired of at all by them?

Daniel 12:2

Many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.

Matthew 17:16-20

So I brought him to your disciples, and they could not cure him."

Mark 5:39

When he had entered in, he said to them, "Why do you make an uproar and weep? The child is not dead, but is asleep."

Mark 9:19-29

He answered him, "Unbelieving generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I bear with you? Bring him to me."

John 11:43-44

When he had said this, he cried with a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out!"

Acts 19:13-17

But some of the itinerant Jews, exorcists, took on themselves to invoke over those who had the evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus, saying, "We adjure you by Jesus whom Paul preaches."

Ephesians 5:14

Therefore he says, "Awake, you who sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."

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