Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And he said to him, Did not my heart go [with thee] when the man turned 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 men-servants and m

New American Standard Bible

Then he said to him, “Did not my heart go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money and to receive clothes and olive groves and vineyards and sheep and oxen and male and female servants?

King James Version

And he said unto him, Went not mine heart with thee, 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 menservants, and maidservants?

Holman Bible

But Elisha questioned him, “Wasn’t my spirit there when the man got down from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to accept money and clothes, olive orchards and vineyards, sheep and oxen, and male and female slaves?

International Standard Version

But Elisha responded, "Didn't my heart break as the man was turning from his chariot to greet you? Is now the time to receive money? To receive clothes? And olive groves, vineyards, sheep, oxen, servants, or female attendants?

American Standard Version

And he said unto him, Went not my heart with thee , when the man turned 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 men-servants and maid-servants?

Amplified

Elisha said to him, “Did my heart not go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Is it a [proper] time to accept money and clothing and olive orchards and vineyards and sheep and oxen and male and female servants?

Bible in Basic English

And he said to him, Did not my heart go with you, when the man got down from his carriage and went back to you? Is this a time for getting money, and clothing, and olive-gardens and vine-gardens, and sheep and oxen, and men-servants and women-servants?

Darby Translation

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?

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to him, Went not my heart when the man turned again from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to take silver, and to take garments, and olive trees, and vineyards, and sheep and oxen, and servants and maids?

King James 2000

And he said unto him, Went not my heart with you, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards, and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and maidservants?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said to him, "Did not my heart go [with you] as the man turned from on his chariot to meet you? [Is] it time to take silver, clothes, olive orchards, vineyards, sheep, oxen, male slaves, and female slaves?

Modern King James verseion

And he said to him, Did not my heart go with you when the man turned again from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive silver and to receive clothing and olive-yards and vineyards and sheep and oxen and menservants and maidservants?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Went not mine heart with thee, when the man turned and came of his chariot against thee? Is it a time to receive silver and to receive garments, olive trees, vineyards, oxen, sheep, menservants and maidservants?

NET Bible

Elisha replied, "I was there in spirit when a man turned and got down from his chariot to meet you. This is not the proper time to accept silver or to accept clothes, olive groves, vineyards, sheep, cattle, and male and female servants.

New Heart English Bible

He said to him, "Did not my heart go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and olive groves and vineyards, and sheep and cattle, and male servants and female servants?

The Emphasized Bible

Then he said unto him - My heart, had not gone with thee, when someone turned again from off his chariot, to meet thee! Is it a time to accept silver, or to accept raiment, or oliveyards, or vineyards, or flocks or herds, or men-servants, or maid-servants?

Webster

And he said to him, Went not my heart with thee, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and olive-yards, and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and men-servants, and maid-servants?

World English Bible

He said to him, "Didn't my heart go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and olive groves and vineyards, and sheep and cattle, and male servants and female servants?

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith unto him, 'My heart went not when the man turned from off his chariot to meet thee; is it a time to take silver, and to take garments, and olives, and vines, and flock, and herd, and men-servants, and maid-servants?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

with thee, when the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

מרכּבה 
merkabah 
Usage: 44

to meet
קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

thee Is it a time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

to receive
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

and to receive
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

זית 
Zayith 
Usage: 38

and vineyards
כּרם 
Kerem 
Usage: 93

and sheep
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

and oxen
בּקר 
Baqar 
Usage: 183

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Elisha's Greedy Servant Gehazi

25 But he went in, and stood before his master. And Elisha said to him, From where did thou come, Gehazi? And he said, Thy servant went nowhere. 26 And he said to him, Did not my heart go [with thee] when the man turned 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 men-servants and m 27 The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cling to thee, and to thy seed forever. And he went out from his presence a leper [as white] as snow.



Cross References

2 Kings 5:16

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

Genesis 14:23

that I will not take a thread nor a shoe latchet nor anything that is thine, lest thou should say, I have made Abram rich,

2 Kings 6:12

And one of his servants said, No, my lord, O king, but Elisha, the prophet who is in Israel tells the king of Israel the words that thou speak in thy bedchamber.

Psalm 63:11

But the king shall rejoice in God. Everyone who swears by him shall glory, for the mouth of those who speak lies shall be stopped.

Proverbs 12:19

The lips of truth shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Proverbs 12:22

Lying lips are an abomination to LORD, but those who deal truly are his delight.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

For everything there is a season, and a time for very purpose under heaven:

Matthew 10:8

Heal those who are feeble, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely ye received, freely give.

Acts 5:9

But Peter said to her, How is it that it was agreed by you to challenge the Spirit of Lord? Behold, the feet of those who buried thy husband are at the door, and they will carry thee out.

Acts 20:33

I coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.

Acts 20:35

I gave you a glimpse of all things, that so laboring ye ought to aid the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

1 Corinthians 5:3

For I truly, as being absent in the body but present in the spirit, I have already, as though present, judged the man who committed this thing this way.

1 Corinthians 9:11-12

If we sowed spiritual things to you, is it a great thing if we will reap your carnal things?

2 Corinthians 11:8-12

I robbed other congregations, having taken a wage in order for your service.

Colossians 2:5

For even though I am absent in the flesh, yet I am with you in the spirit, rejoicing and seeing your orderliness, and the steadfastness of your faith for Christ.

2 Thessalonians 3:8-9

nor did we eat bread gratis from any man, but in labor and toil, working night and day in order not to burden any of you.

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