Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Then prayed Elisha, and said, O Yahweh! open, I beseech thee, his eyes, that he may see. And Yahweh opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw, and lo! the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire, round about Elisha.

New American Standard Bible

Then Elisha prayed and said, “O Lord, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.” And the Lord opened the servant’s eyes and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

King James Version

And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Holman Bible

Then Elisha prayed, “Lord, please open his eyes and let him see.” So the Lord opened the servant’s eyes. He looked and saw that the mountain was covered with horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

International Standard Version

Then Elisha prayed, asking the LORD, "Please make him able to really see!" And so when the LORD enabled the young man to see, he looked, and there was the mountain, filled with horses and fiery chariots surrounding Elisha!

A Conservative Version

And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes that he may see. And LORD opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw. And, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

American Standard Version

And Elisha prayed, and said, Jehovah, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And Jehovah opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Amplified

Then Elisha prayed and said, “Lord, please, open his eyes that he may see.” And the Lord opened the servants eyes and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire surrounding Elisha.

Bible in Basic English

Then Elisha made a prayer to the Lord, saying, Lord, let his eyes be open so that he may see. And the Lord made the young man's eyes open; and he saw that all the mountain was full of horses and carriages of fire round Elisha.

Darby Translation

And Elisha prayed and said, Jehovah, I pray thee, open his eyes that he may see. And Jehovah opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw; and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Julia Smith Translation

And Elisha will pray, and say, Jehovah open now his eyes, and he shall see. And Jehovah will open the boy's eyes, and he will see: and behold, the mountain full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

King James 2000

And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray you, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Elisha prayed and said, "O Yahweh, please open his eyes that he may see," and Yahweh opened the eyes of the servant, and he saw, and look, the mountain [was] full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

Modern King James verseion

And Elisha prayed and said, I pray You, Jehovah, open his eyes so that he may see. And Jehovah opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw. And behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Elisha prayed and said, "LORD open the eyes of the young man," and he saw. And behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

NET Bible

Then Elisha prayed, "O Lord, open his eyes so he can see." The Lord opened the servant's eyes and he saw that the hill was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

New Heart English Bible

Then Elisha prayed and said, "LORD, please open his eyes, that he may see." The LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire around Elisha.

Webster

And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire around Elisha.

World English Bible

Elisha prayed, and said, "Yahweh, please open his eyes, that he may see." Yahweh opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire around Elisha.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Elisha prayeth, and saith, 'Jehovah, open, I pray Thee, his eyes, and he doth see;' and Jehovah openeth the eyes of the young man, and he seeth, and lo, the hill is full of horses and chariots of fire, round about Elisha.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלישׁע 
'Eliysha` 
Usage: 58

פּלל 
Palal 
Usage: 84

and said

Usage: 0

פּקח 
Paqach 
Usage: 20

that he may see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

And the Lord

Usage: 0

פּקח 
Paqach 
Usage: 20

the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of the young man
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

and he saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and, behold, the mountain
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

of horses
סס סוּס 
Cuwc 
Usage: 140

and chariots
רכב 
Rekeb 
Usage: 119

of fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

References

Context Readings

Arameans Plot To Take Elisha

16 And he said - Do not fear, - for, more, are, they who are with us, than, they who are with them. 17 Then prayed Elisha, and said, O Yahweh! open, I beseech thee, his eyes, that he may see. And Yahweh opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw, and lo! the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire, round about Elisha. 18 And, when they came down to him, Elisha prayed unto Yahweh, and said - Smite, I beseech thee, this people, with sudden blindness. And he smote them with sudden blindness, according to the word of Elisha.


Cross References

2 Kings 2:11

And it came to pass, as they were going on and on and talking, that lo! there was a chariot of fire, with horses of fire, which parted, those two, asunder, - and Elijah went up in a storm, into the heavens.

Psalm 68:17

The chariots of God, are two myriads - thousands repeated, My Lord, is among them Sinai, is in the sanctuary!

Zechariah 6:1-7

And once again I lifted mine eyes, and looked, and lo! four chariots, coming forward from between two mountains, - now, the mountains, were mountains of copper.

Psalm 34:7

The messenger of Yahweh encampeth around them who revere him, Thus hath he delivered them.

Matthew 26:53

Or thinkest thou that I cannot call upon my Father, and he will set near me, even now, more than twelve legions of messengers?

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not, all, spirits, doing public service, - for ministry, sent forth, for the sake of them who are about to inherit salvation?

2 Kings 6:18-20

And, when they came down to him, Elisha prayed unto Yahweh, and said - Smite, I beseech thee, this people, with sudden blindness. And he smote them with sudden blindness, according to the word of Elisha.

Psalm 91:11

For, his messengers, will he charge concealing thee, To keep thee, in all thy ways;

Psalm 91:15

He shall call me, and I will answer him, With him, will, I, be, in distress, I will rescue him, and will honour him;

Psalm 104:3

Building, in the waters, his upper chambers, - Who maketh clouds his chariot, Who passeth along on the wings of the wind;

Psalm 119:18

Unveil thou mine eyes, that I may discern Wondrous things out of thy law.

Isaiah 42:7

To open eyes that are blind, - To bring forth Out of the dungeon the captive Out of the prison, the dwellers in darkness.

Ezekiel 1:13-16

As for the likeness of the living ones, their appearance was like live coals of fire burning up like the appearance of torches, the same went to and fro between the living ones, - and the fire had brightness and out of the fire, went forth a lightning.

Zechariah 1:8

I looked by night, And lo! a man riding upon a red horse, and he was standing among the myrtle trees, in the shade; and, after him, were horses, red, bay, and white.

Acts 26:18

To open their eyes; that they turn from darkness unto light, and the authority of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance among them who have been made holy by the faith respecting me.

Ephesians 1:18

The eyes of your heart having been enlightened, that ye may know - what is the hope of his calling, what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,

James 5:16-18

Be openly confessing, therefore, one to another, your sins, and be praying in each other's behalf, - that ye may be healed. Much availeth, the supplication of a righteous man, when it is energised:

Revelation 3:7

And, unto the messenger of the assembly, in Philadelphia, write: - These things, saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth and no one shall shut, and shutteth and no one openeth:

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven, set open, and lo! a white horse, and, he that was sitting thereon, calledFaithful, and True; and, in righteousness, doth he judge and make war;

Revelation 19:14

And, the armies which were in heaven, were following him, upon white horses, clothed with fine linen, white, pure;

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