Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But he said, As Jehovah liveth, before whom I stand, I will receive none! And he urged him to take it; but he refused.

New American Standard Bible

But he said, "As the LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will take nothing." And he urged him to take it, but he refused.

King James Version

But he said, As the LORD liveth, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it; but he refused.

Holman Bible

But Elisha said, "As the Lord lives, I stand before Him. I will not accept it." Naaman urged him to accept it, but he refused.

International Standard Version

But Elisha replied, "As the LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will not receive anything from you." Though Naaman urged him to take it, Elisha declined.

A Conservative Version

But he said, As LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it, but he refused.

American Standard Version

But he said, As Jehovah liveth, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it; but he refused.

Amplified

Elisha said, As the Lord lives, before Whom I stand, I will accept none. He urged him to take it, but Elisha refused.

Bible in Basic English

But he said, By the life of the Lord whose servant I am, I will take nothing from you. And he did his best to make him take it but he would not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But he said, As the LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it, but he refused.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Jehovah lives whom I stood before him if I will take. And he will press upon him to take, and he will refuse.

King James 2000

But he said, As the LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it; but he refused.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "{As Yahweh lives}, before whom I stand, I surely will not take [it]." [Still] he urged him to take [it], but he refused.

Modern King James verseion

But he said, As Jehovah lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it, but he refused.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But he said, "As surely as the LORD liveth before whom I stand, I will receive none." And the other would have constrained him to receive: but he would not do it.

NET Bible

But Elisha replied, "As certainly as the Lord lives (whom I serve), I will take nothing from you." Naaman insisted that he take it, but he refused.

New Heart English Bible

But he said, "As the LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none." He urged him to take it; but he refused.

The Emphasized Bible

But he said - By the life of Yahweh, before whom I stand, I will not accept one. And, though he urged him to accept it, yet did he refuse.

Webster

But he said, As the LORD liveth, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it; but he refused.

World English Bible

But he said, "As Yahweh lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none." He urged him to take it; but he refused.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith, 'Jehovah liveth, before whom I have stood -- if I take it;' and he presseth on him to take, and he refuseth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As the Lord

Usage: 0

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

I will receive
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

none. And he urged
פּצר 
Patsar 
Usage: 7

him to take
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Elisha's Greedy Servant Gehazi

15 And he returned to the man of God, he and all his company, and came and stood before him; and he said, Behold, I know that there is no God in all the earth but in Israel; and now, I pray thee, take a present of thy servant. 16 But he said, As Jehovah liveth, before whom I stand, I will receive none! And he urged him to take it; but he refused. 17 And Naaman said, If not, then let there, I pray thee, be given to thy servant two mules' burden of this earth; for thy servant will no more offer burnt-offering and sacrifice to other gods, but to Jehovah.


Cross References

2 Kings 3:14

And Elisha said, As Jehovah of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, surely, were it not that I regard the presence of Jehoshaphat the king of Judah, I would not look toward thee nor see thee.

2 Kings 5:20

And Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared Naaman, this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought; but as Jehovah liveth, I will run after him and take somewhat of him.

2 Kings 5:26

And he said to him, Did not my heart go, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards, and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and bondmen, and bondwomen?

Genesis 14:22-23

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand to Jehovah, the Most High God, possessor of heavens and earth,

1 Kings 17:1

And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gilead, said to Ahab, As Jehovah the God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, except by my word.

Daniel 5:17

Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet will I read the writing to the king, and make known to him the interpretation.

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said to the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

1 Kings 18:15

And Elijah said, As Jehovah of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, I will certainly shew myself to him to-day.

Matthew 10:8

Heal the infirm, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons: ye have received gratuitously, give gratuitously.

Acts 8:18-20

But Simon, having seen that by the laying on of the hands of the apostles the Holy Spirit was given, offered them money,

Acts 20:33-35

I have coveted the silver or gold or clothing of no one.

1 Corinthians 6:12

All things are lawful to me, but all things do not profit; all things are lawful to me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.

1 Corinthians 10:32-33

Give no occasion to stumbling, whether to Jews, or Greeks, or the assembly of God.

2 Corinthians 11:9-10

And being present with you and lacking, I did not lazily burden any one, (for the brethren who came from Macedonia supplied what I lacked,) and in everything I kept myself from being a burden to you, and will keep myself.

2 Corinthians 12:14

Behold, this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be in laziness a charge; for I do not seek yours, but you; for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.

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