Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be the day, and Elisha will pass through to Shunem, and a great woman there; and she will lay hold on him to eat bread. And it will be as often as he passed by, he will turn aside there to eat bread.

New American Standard Bible

Now there came a day when Elisha passed over to Shunem, where there was a prominent woman, and she persuaded him to eat food. And so it was, as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat food.

King James Version

And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a great woman; and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was, that as oft as he passed by, he turned in thither to eat bread.

Holman Bible

One day Elisha went to Shunem. A prominent woman who lived there persuaded him to eat some food. So whenever he passed by, he stopped there to eat.

International Standard Version

Some time later, Elisha went to Shunem, where he met a prominent and wealthy woman who persuaded him to have a meal with her. As a result, whenever he was in the area, he stopped by to eat with her.

A Conservative Version

And it fell on a day that Elisha passed to Shunem where there was a prominent woman. And she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was, that as often as he passed by he turned in there to eat bread.

American Standard Version

And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a great woman; and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was, that as oft as he passed by, he turned in thither to eat bread.

Amplified

Now there came a day when Elisha went over to Shunem, where there was a prominent and influential woman, and she persuaded him to eat a meal. Afterward, whenever he passed by, he stopped there for a meal.

Bible in Basic English

Now there came a day when Elisha went to Shunem, and there was a woman of high position living there, who made him come in and have a meal with her. And after that, every time he went by, he went into her house for a meal.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a wealthy woman; and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was, that as oft as he passed by, he turned in thither to eat bread.

King James 2000

And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where there was a wealthy woman; and she urged him to eat some food. And so it was, that as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat some food.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It happened one day that Elisha passed through to Shunem where there [was] a wealthy woman, and she urged him to eat bread; so it happened each time he passed through, he would stop there to eat.

Modern King James verseion

And the day came when Elisha passed over to Shunem. And a great woman was there. And she laid hold on him to eat bread. And it happened, as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat bread.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it fell on a day, that Elisha came to Shunem, where was a rich woman that took him in for to eat bread. And as oft as he came that way, he turned in thither to eat bread.

NET Bible

One day Elisha traveled to Shunem, where a prominent woman lived. She insisted that he stop for a meal. So whenever he was passing through, he would stop in there for a meal.

New Heart English Bible

It fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where there was a prominent woman; and she persuaded him to eat bread. So it was, that as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat bread.

The Emphasized Bible

And so it was, on a day, that Elisha passed over unto Shunem, where was a woman of position, and she constrained him to eat bread, - and so it came about, whensoever he passed that way, that he turned aside thither, to eat bread.

Webster

And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a distinguished woman; and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was, that as oft as he passed by, he turned in thither to eat bread.

World English Bible

It fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where there was a prominent woman; and she persuaded him to eat bread. So it was, that as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat bread.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the day cometh that Elisha passeth over unto Shunem, and there is a great woman, and she layeth hold on him to eat bread, and it cometh to pass, at the time of his passing over, he turneth aside thither to eat bread,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it fell on a day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

אלישׁע 
'Eliysha` 
Usage: 58

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

to Shunem
שׁוּנם 
Shuwnem 
Usage: 3

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

him to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

And so it was, that as oft
דּי 
Day 
Usage: 34

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

he turned
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

in thither to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Elisha At Shunem

7 And she will go and announce to the man of God, and he will say, Go sell the oil and requite thy creditor, and thou shalt live with thy sons by the rest 8 And it will be the day, and Elisha will pass through to Shunem, and a great woman there; and she will lay hold on him to eat bread. And it will be as often as he passed by, he will turn aside there to eat bread. 9 And she will say to her husband, Behold now, I knew that he is a holy man of God, passing by us continually.


Cross References

Joshua 19:18

And their bound will be Jezreel and Chesulloth, and Shunem,

2 Samuel 19:32

And Barzillai a very old man, the son of eighty years: and he nourished the king in his dwelling in the two camps, for he was an exceeding great man.

Genesis 19:3

And he will press upon them greatly; and they will turn aside to him, and they will come in to his house; and he will make to them a drinking, and he baked unleavened loaves, and they will eat

Judges 19:20

And the old man will say, Peace to thee: only all thy want upon me; only in the street thou shalt not lodge.

1 Samuel 28:4

And the rovers will gather together, and will come and encamp in Shunem: and Saul will gather together all Israel, and they will encamp in Gilboa.

1 Kings 1:3

And they will seek a fair girl in all the bound of Israel, and they will find Abishag the Shunamite, and they will bring her to the king.

2 Kings 4:11-12

And the day will be and he will come there, and he will turn aside into the chamber, and lie there.

2 Kings 4:18

And the child will grow; and the day will be and he will go forth to his father to those reaping.

Job 1:3

And his possession will be seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred pair of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and service exceedingly much; and that man shall be great above all the sons of the east.

Job 32:9

Not the many will be wise: and old men understand judgment.

Proverbs 7:21

With much of her talking she caused him to turn aside; with the smoothness of her lips she will thrust him away.

Luke 1:15

For he shall be great before the Lord, and wine and fermented liquor he should not drink; and with the Holy Spirit shall he be filled, even from his mother's womb.

Luke 14:23

And the lord said to the servant, Go out into the ways and hedges, and compel to come in, that my house may be filled up.

Luke 24:29

And they constrained him, saying, Remain with us: for it is near eve, and the day has declined. And he went in to remain with them.

Acts 16:15

And when she was immersed, and her house, she besought, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, having come into my house, remain. And she forced us.

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