Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So he said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and take him." And it was told him, saying, "Behold, he is in Dothan."

King James Version

And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

Holman Bible

So the king said, "Go and see where he is, so I can send [men] to capture him." When he was told, "Elisha is in Dothan,"

International Standard Version

So the king ordered, "Go and discover where he is, so I may send men to take him into custody." Later somebody told him, "Look! He's in Dothan!"

A Conservative Version

And he said, Go and see where he is that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

American Standard Version

And he said, Go and see where he is, that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

Amplified

He said, Go and see where he is, that I may send and seize him. And it was told him, He is in Dothan.

Bible in Basic English

Then he said, Go and see where he is, so that I may send and get him. And news came to him that he was in Dothan.

Darby Translation

And he said, Go and see where he is, and I will send and fetch him. And it was told him saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and take him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Go, and see where he is, and I will send and take him. And it will be announced to him, saying, Behold, in Dothan.

King James 2000

And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and bring him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said, "Go and see where he [is] so that I can send and capture him." Then he was told to him, "Look, [he is] in Dothan."

Modern King James verseion

And he said, Go and spy where he is, so that I may send and bring him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then he said, "Go and spy where he is that I may send and fetch him." And one told the king, saying, "See, he is in Dothan."

NET Bible

The king ordered, "Go, find out where he is, so I can send some men to capture him." The king was told, "He is in Dothan."

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and get him." It was told him, saying, "Behold, he is in Dothan."

The Emphasized Bible

And he said - Go, and see where he is, that I may send and take him. And it was told him, saying - Lo! in Dothan.

Webster

And he said, Go, and spy where he is, that I may send and bring him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

World English Bible

He said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and get him." It was told him, saying, "Behold, he is in Dothan."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith, 'Go ye and see where he is, and I send and take him;' and it is declared to him, saying, 'Lo -- in Dothan.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and spy
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

איכה 
'eykoh 
Usage: 1

he is, that I may send
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

and fetch
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

Context Readings

Arameans Plot To Take Elisha

12 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 you speak in your bedroom." 13 So he said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and take him." And it was told him, saying, "Behold, he is in Dothan." 14 He sent horses and chariots and a great army there, and they came by night and surrounded the city.


Cross References

Genesis 37:17

Then the man said, "They have moved from here; for I heard them say, 'Let us go to Dothan.'" So Joseph went after his brothers and found them at Dothan.

1 Samuel 23:22-23

"Go now, make more sure, and investigate and see his place where his haunt is, and who has seen him there; for I am told that he is very cunning.

Psalm 10:8-10

He sits in the lurking places of the villages; In the hiding places he kills the innocent; His eyes stealthily watch for the unfortunate.

Psalm 37:12-14

The wicked plots against the righteous And gnashes at him with his teeth.

Psalm 37:32-33

The wicked spies upon the righteous And seeks to kill him.

Jeremiah 36:26

And the king commanded Jerahmeel the king's son, Seraiah the son of Azriel, and Shelemiah the son of Abdeel to seize Baruch the scribe and Jeremiah the prophet, but the LORD hid them.

Matthew 2:4-8

Gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Messiah was to be born.

John 11:47-53

Therefore the chief priests and the Pharisees convened a council, and were saying, "What are we doing? For this man is performing many signs.

Acts 23:12-27

When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

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