Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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.

New American Standard Bible

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, thought, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Aramean, by not receiving from his hands what he brought As the LORD lives, I will run after him and take something from him."

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Gehazi, the attendant of Elisha the man of God, thought: My master has let this Aramean Naaman off lightly by not accepting from him what he brought. As the Lord lives, I will run after him and get something from him.

International Standard Version

After Naaman had gone only a short distance, Gehazi, the attendant to Elisha, the man of God, told himself, "Look how my master has spared this Aramean, Naaman! He declined to take from him what he brought. As the LORD lives, I'm going to run after him and get something from him."

A Conservative Version

But Gehazi the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought. As LORD lives, I will run after him, and take something from him.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving from his hands what he brought. But as the Lord lives, I will run after him and get something from him.

Bible in Basic English

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha, the man of God, said, Now my master has taken nothing from Naaman, this Aramaean, of what he would have given him: by the living Lord, I will go after him and get something from him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But 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. As the LORD lives, I will run after him and take something from him.

Julia Smith Translation

And Gehazi the boy of Elisha, the man of God, will say, Behold, my lord spared Naaman this Aramite from taking from his hand what he brought: Jehovah lives, for if I ran after him land book from him something.

King James 2000

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving from his hands that which he brought: but, as the LORD lives, I will run after him, and take something from him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Gehazi the servant of Elisha, the man of God, thought, "Look, my master has refrained from taking what this Aramean Naaman brought from his hand. {As Yahweh lives}, I will certainly run after him, and I will accept something from him."

Modern King James verseion

And Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving at his hand that which he brought. But, as Jehovah lives, I will run after him and take something from him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when he was departed from him a furlong of ground, Gehazi the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, "Behold, my master hath spared Naaman, this Syrian, so that he hath not taken from him that which he brought! As surely as the LORD liveth, I will run after him and take somewhat."

NET Bible

Gehazi, the prophet Elisha's servant, thought, "Look, my master did not accept what this Syrian Naaman offered him. As certainly as the Lord lives, I will run after him and accept something from him."

New Heart English Bible

But Gehazi the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought. As the LORD lives, I will run after him, and take something from him."

The Emphasized Bible

Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said - Lo! my lord, hath restrained, this Naaman the Syrian, by not taking at his hand that which he brought! By the life of Yahweh, verily, I will runs after him, and accept of him, something.

Webster

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

World English Bible

But Gehazi the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought. As Yahweh lives, I will run after him, and take something from him."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Gehazi, servant of Elisha the man of God, saith, 'Lo, my lord hath spared Naaman this Aramaean, not to receive from his hand that which he brought; Jehovah liveth; surely if I have run after him, then I have taken from him something.'

Interlinear

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

the servant
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

of Elisha
אלישׁע 
'Eliysha` 
Usage: 58

the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

נעמן 
Na`aman 
Usage: 16

ארמּי 
'Arammiy 
Usage: 12

in not receiving
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

at his hands
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612


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

but, as the Lord

Usage: 0

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

I will run
רוּץ 
Ruwts 
Usage: 103

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

him, and take
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Elisha's Greedy Servant Gehazi

19 And he said to him, Go in peace. And he departed from him a little way. 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. 21 And Gehazi followed after Naaman. And when Naaman saw him running after him, he sprang down from the chariot to meet him, and said, Is all well?



Cross References

Exodus 20:7

Thou shalt not idly utter the name of Jehovah thy God; for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that idly uttereth his name.

2 Kings 4:12

And he said to Gehazi his servant, Call this Shunammite. And he called her, and she stood before him.

2 Kings 4:31

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.

2 Kings 4:36

And he called Gehazi, and said, Call this Shunammite. And he called her; and she came to him. And he said, Take up thy son.

2 Kings 6:31

And he said, God do so, and more also to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall remain on him this day!

Exodus 20:17

Thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's wife, nor his bondman, nor his handmaid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbour's.

1 Samuel 14:39

For, as Jehovah liveth, who has saved Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall certainly die. And no one answered him among all the people.

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked boasteth of his soul's desire, and he blesseth the covetous; he contemneth Jehovah.

Proverbs 26:16

A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men that answer discreetly.

Jeremiah 22:17

But thine eyes and thy heart are only on thine extortion, and on the blood of the innocent, to shed it, and on oppression and on violence, to do it.

Habakkuk 2:9

Woe to him that getteth iniquitous gain to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the grasp of evil!

Matthew 10:4

Simon the Cananaean, and Judas the Iscariote, who also delivered him up.

Luke 12:15

And he said to them, Take heed and keep yourselves from all covetousness, for it is not because a man is in abundance that his life is in his possessions.

Luke 16:8

And the lord praised the unrighteous steward because he had done prudently. For the sons of this world are, for their own generation, more prudent than the sons of light.

John 6:70

Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you the twelve? and of you one is a devil.

John 12:5-6

Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?

John 13:2

And during supper, the devil having already put it into the heart of Judas son of Simon, Iscariote, that he should deliver him up,

Acts 5:2

and put aside for himself part of the price, his wife also being privy to it; and having brought a certain part, laid it at the feet of the apostles.

Acts 8:18-19

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

1 Timothy 6:9-11

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas has forsaken me, having loved the present age, and is gone to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be free from all charge against him as God's steward; not headstrong, not passionate, not disorderly through wine, not a striker, not seeking gain by base means;

1 Peter 5:2

shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising oversight, not by necessity, but willingly; not for base gain, but readily;

2 Peter 2:14-15

having eyes full of adultery, and that cease not from sin, alluring unestablished souls; having a heart practised in covetousness, children of curse;

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