Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So they poured it out for the men to eat. And as they were eating of the stew, they cried out and said, "O man of God, there is death in the pot." And they were unable to eat.

King James Version

So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O thou man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat thereof.

Holman Bible

They served some for the men to eat, but when they ate the stew they cried out, "There's death in the pot, man of God!" And they were unable to eat it.

International Standard Version

When they served the men, they began to eat the stew. But they cried out, "That pot of stew is deadly, you man of God!" So they couldn't eat the stew.

A Conservative Version

So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat of it.

American Standard Version

So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat thereof.

Amplified

So they poured it out for the men to eat. But as they ate of the pottage, they cried out, O man of God, there is death in the pot! And they could not eat it.

Bible in Basic English

Then they gave the men soup from the pot. And while they were drinking the soup, they gave a cry, and said, O man of God, there is death in the pot; and they were not able to take any more food.

Darby Translation

And they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out and said, Man of God, there is death in the pot! And they could not eat it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of that pottage, that they cried out and said, O thou man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat it.

Julia Smith Translation

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.

King James 2000

So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O you man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat of it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They served the men to eat, but when they ate from the stew, they cried out and said, "There [is] death in the pot, man of God!" They were not able to eat [it].

Modern King James verseion

And they poured out for the men to eat. And it happened as they were eating of the pottage, they cried out and said, O man of God, death is in the pot! And they could not eat.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they poured out for the men to eat. And when they had tasted of the pottage, they cried out and said, "There is death in the pot, thou man of God!" And could not eat thereof.

NET Bible

The stew was poured out for the men to eat. When they ate some of the stew, they cried out, "Death is in the pot, O prophet!" They could not eat it.

New Heart English Bible

So they poured out for the men to eat. It happened, as they were eating of the stew, that they cried out, and said, "Man of God, there is death in the pot." They could not eat of it.

The Emphasized Bible

So they poured out for the men to eat, - and it came so pass, as they were eating of the mess, that, they, made outcry and said - Death in the pot, O man of God! And they could not eat.

Webster

So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O thou man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat of it.

World English Bible

So they poured out for the men to eat. It happened, as they were eating of the stew, that they cried out, and said, "Man of God, there is death in the pot!" They could not eat of it.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they pour out for the men to eat, and it cometh to pass at their eating of the pottage, that they have cried out, and say, 'Death is in the pot, O man of God!' and they have not been able to eat.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצק 
Yatsaq 
Usage: 53

for the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

And it came to pass, as they were eating
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

of the pottage
נזיד 
Naziyd 
Usage: 6

צעק 
Tsa`aq 
Usage: 55

and said

Usage: 0

O thou man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

in the pot
סרה סירה סיר 
Ciyr 
Usage: 34

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

not eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Elisha Secures The Food

39 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. 40 So they poured it out for the men to eat. And as they were eating of the stew, they cried out and said, "O man of God, there is death in the pot." And they were unable to eat. 41 But he said, "Now bring meal." He threw it into the pot and said, "Pour it out for the people that they may eat." Then there was no harm in the pot.


Cross References

Exodus 10:17

"Now therefore, please forgive my sin only this once, and make supplication to the LORD your God, that He would only remove this death from me."

Exodus 15:23

When they came to Marah, they could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter; therefore it was named Marah.

Deuteronomy 33:1

Now this is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of Israel before his death.

1 Kings 17:18

So she said to Elijah, "What do I have to do with you, O man of God? You have come to me to bring my iniquity to remembrance and to put my son to death!"

2 Kings 1:9

Then the king sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him, and behold, he was sitting on the top of the hill. And he said to him, "O man of God, the king says, 'Come down.'"

2 Kings 1:11

So he again sent to him another captain of fifty with his fifty. And he said to him, "O man of God, thus says the king, 'Come down quickly.'"

2 Kings 1:13

So he again sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. When the third captain of fifty went up, he came and bowed down on his knees before Elijah, and begged him and said to him, "O man of God, please let my life and the lives of these fifty servants of yours be precious in your sight.

2 Kings 4:9

She said to her husband, "Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy man of God passing by us continually.

Mark 16:18

they will pick up serpents, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover."

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