Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And when the attendant of the man of God rose early and went forth, behold, an army surrounded the city, with horses and chariots. And his servant said to him, Alas, my master! how shall we do?

New American Standard Bible

Now when the attendant of the man of God had risen early and gone out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was circling the city. And his servant said to him, "Alas, my master! What shall we do?"

King James Version

And when the servant of the man of God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, an host compassed the city both with horses and chariots. And his servant said unto him, Alas, my master! how shall we do?

Holman Bible

When the servant of the man of God got up early and went out, he discovered an army with horses and chariots surrounding the city. So he asked Elisha, “Oh, my master, what are we to do?”

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, the attendant to the man of God got up early in the morning and went outside, and there were the elite forces, surrounding the city, accompanied by horses and chariots! So Elisha's attendant cried out to him, "Oh no! Master! What will we do!?"

A Conservative Version

And when the servant of the man of God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, an army with horses and chariots was round about the city. And his servant said to him, Alas, my master! What shall we do?

American Standard Version

And when the servant of the man of God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, a host with horses and chariots was round about the city. And his servant said unto him, Alas, my master! how shall we do?

Amplified

When the servant of the man of God rose early and went out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was around the city. Elisha's servant said to him, Alas, my master! What shall we do?

Bible in Basic English

Now the servant of the man of God, having got up early and gone out, saw an army with horses and carriages of war all round the town. And the servant said to him, O my master, what are we to do?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when the servant of the man of God was risen early to go forth, behold, a host compassed the city both with horsemen and chariots. And his servant said unto him, Alas, my master! What shall we do?

Julia Smith Translation

And he serving the man of God will rise early to stand up, and he went forth, and behold, strength surrounding the city, and horse and chariot And his boy will say to him, Alas, my lord! how shall we do?

King James 2000

And when the servant of the man of God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, an army compassed the city both with horses and chariots. And his servant said unto him, Alas, my master! what shall we do?

Lexham Expanded Bible

The attendant of the man of God arose early and went out, and look, the army [was] surrounding the city with horses and chariots. His servant said to him, "Oh no, my master! What shall we do?"

Modern King James verseion

And the servant of the man of God arose early and went out. And, behold, an army surrounded the city, and horses and chariots. And his servant said to him, Alas, my master! What shall we do?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when the servant of the men of God rose up early, and was gone out: Behold, there was an Host round about the town with horses and chariots. Then said his lad to him, "Alas master, what shall we do?"

NET Bible

The prophet's attendant got up early in the morning. When he went outside there was an army surrounding the city, along with horses and chariots. He said to Elisha, "Oh no, my master! What will we do?"

New Heart English Bible

When the servant of the man of God had risen early, and gone out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was around the city. His servant said to him, "Alas, my master. What shall we do?"

The Emphasized Bible

And, when the attendant of the man of God arose early and went forth, lo! a force surrounding the city, with horses and chariots. Then said his young man unto him - Alas! my lord, what shall we do?

Webster

And when the servant of the man of God had risen early, and gone forth, behold, a host compassed the city both with horses and chariots. And his servant said to him, Alas, my master! how shall we do?

World English Bible

When the servant of the man of God had risen early, and gone out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was around the city. His servant said to him, "Alas, my master! What shall we do?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And the servant of the man of God riseth early, and goeth out, and lo, a force is surrounding the city, and horse and chariot, and his young man saith unto him, 'Alas! my lord, how do we do?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

of the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׁכם 
Shakam 
Usage: 65

and gone forth
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

behold, an host
חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

both with horses
סס סוּס 
Cuwc 
Usage: 140

and chariots
רכב 
Rekeb 
Usage: 119

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

אההּ 
'ahahh 
Ah, Alas, O
Usage: 15

my master
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

References

Context Readings

Arameans Plot To Take Elisha

14 And he sent thither horses and chariots, and a great host, and they came by night and surrounded the city. 15 And when the attendant of the man of God rose early and went forth, behold, an army surrounded the city, with horses and chariots. And his servant said to him, Alas, my master! how shall we do? 16 And he said, Fear not, for they that are with us are more than they that are with them.


Cross References

Matthew 8:26

And he says to them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then, having arisen, he rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.

Exodus 24:13

And Moses rose up, and Joshua his attendant; and Moses went up to the mountain of God.

1 Kings 19:21

And he returned back from him, and took the yoke of oxen, and killed them, and boiled their flesh with the implements of the oxen, and gave to the people, and they ate. And he arose and went after Elijah, and ministered to him.

2 Kings 3:11

And Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of Jehovah that we may inquire of Jehovah by him? And one of the king of Israel's servants answered and said, Here is Elisha the son of Shaphat, who poured water on the hands of Elijah.

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 5:27

But the leprosy of Naaman shall fasten upon thee, and upon thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence leprous, as snow.

2 Kings 6:5

And it came to pass as one was felling a beam, that the iron fell into the water; and he cried and said, Alas, master, and it was borrowed!

2 Chronicles 20:12

Our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might in presence of this great company which cometh against us, neither know we what to do; but our eyes are upon thee.

Psalm 53:5

There were they in great fear, where no fear was; for God scattereth the bones of him that encampeth against thee. Thou hast put them to shame, for God hath despised them.

Matthew 20:26-28

It shall not be thus amongst you, but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your servant;

Acts 13:5

And being in Salamis, they announced the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews. And they had John also as their attendant.

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