Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And one will go forth to the field to gather green herbs, and he will find a vine of the field, and he will gather from it wild cucumbers of the field his garment full, and he will come and cut up into the pot of pottage: for he knew it not.

New American Standard Bible

Then one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine and gathered from it his lap full of wild gourds, and came and sliced them into the pot of stew, for they did not know what they were.

King James Version

And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage: for they knew them not.

Holman Bible

One went out to the field to gather herbs and found a wild vine from which he gathered as many wild gourds as his garment would hold. Then he came back and cut them up into the pot of stew, but they were unaware of what they were.

International Standard Version

Somebody went out into the fields to grab some herbs, found a wild vine, and gathered a lap full of wild gourds, which he came and sliced up into the stew pot, but nobody else knew.

A Conservative Version

And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered wild gourds from it, his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage, for they did not know them.

American Standard Version

And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage; for they knew them not.

Amplified

Then one [of them] went into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine and gathered from it a lapful of wild gourds, and came and cut them up into the pot of stew, although they did not know what they were.

Bible in Basic English

And one went out into the field to get green plants and saw a vine of the field, and pulling off the fruit of it till the fold of his robe was full, he came back and put the fruit, cut up small, into the pot of soup, having no idea what it was.

Darby Translation

Then one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered from it his lap full of wild colocynths, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage; for they did not know them.

King James 2000

And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered from it his lap full of wild gourds, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage: for they knew them not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

One went out to the field to gather herbs, and he found a {wild vine} and gathered wild gourds from it [and] filled his cloak. Then he came and cut them into the pot of stew, but they did not know [what they were].

Modern King James verseion

And one went out into the field to gather herbs. And he found a vine of the field, and gathered gourds from it in the field. And with the lap of his garment full, he came in and shredded them into the pot of pottage. For they did not know them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And one went out into the field, to gather herbs, and found as it were a wild vine, and gathered thereof coloquintidaes, his lapful, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage - they unwitting.

NET Bible

Someone went out to the field to gather some herbs and found a wild vine. He picked some of its fruit, enough to fill up the fold of his robe. He came back, cut it up, and threw the slices into the stew pot, not knowing they were harmful.

New Heart English Bible

One went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered of it wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of stew; for they did not recognize them.

The Emphasized Bible

And one went out into the field, to gather herbs, and found a vine in the field, and gathered thereof wild gourds, his lap full, and came in, and sliced them into the pot; for they knew them not.

Webster

And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered from it wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage: for they knew them not.

World English Bible

One went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered of it wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of stew; for they didn't recognize them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And one goeth out unto the field to gather herbs, and findeth a vine of the field, and gathereth of it gourds of the field -- the fulness of his garment -- and cometh in and splitteth them into the pot of pottage, for they knew them not;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

into the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

to gather
לקט 
Laqat 
Usage: 37

אורה 
'owrah 
Usage: 4

and found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

a wild
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

גּפן 
Gephen 
Usage: 55

and gathered
לקט 
Laqat 
Usage: 37

שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

פּקּעה 
Paqqu`ah 
Usage: 1

בּגד 
Beged 
Usage: 217

מלו מלוא מלא 
M@lo' 
Usage: 37

and came

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

and shred
פּלח 
Palach 
Usage: 5

them into the pot
סרה סירה סיר 
Ciyr 
Usage: 34

of pottage
נזיד 
Naziyd 
Usage: 6

References

Context Readings

Elisha Secures The Food

38 And Elisha turned back to Gilgal. And the famine in the land; and the sons of the prophets sitting before him: and he will say to his boy, Place the great pot, and boil pottage for the sons of the prophets. 39 And one will go forth to the field to gather green herbs, and he will find a vine of the field, and he will gather from it wild cucumbers of the field his garment full, and he will come and cut up into the pot of pottage: for he knew it not. 40 And they will pour out for the men to eat., and it will be as they were eating from the pottage, and they cried out, and they will say, Death in the pot O man of God. And they could not eat.


Cross References

Isaiah 5:4

What to do more to my vineyard, and did I not in it? wherefore I waited for grapes to be made, and it will make wild grapes.

Jeremiah 2:21

And I planted thee a vine of purple grapes, wholly a true seed: and how didst thou turn to me the removings of a strange vine?

Matthew 15:13

And having answered, he said, Every plant, which my heavenly Father has not planted, shall be rooted up.

Hebrews 12:15

Observing narrowly lest any be failing of the grace of God: lest any root of bitterness springing forth aloft give trouble, and by this many be defiled;

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