Parallel Verses

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, Lord, I pray You, open his eyes that he may see. And the Lord opened the young man's eyes, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about 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.

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.

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 answered, Fear not; for those that are with us are more than those that are with them. 17 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. 18 And when the Syrians came down to him, Elisha prayed unto the LORD and said, Smite these people, I pray thee, with blindness. And he smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.


Cross References

2 Kings 2:11

And it came to pass, as they still went on and talked, that, behold, a chariot of fire with horses of fire separated the two, and Elijah went up into heaven in a whirlwind.

Psalm 68:17

The chariots of God are two thousand, thousands of angels; the Lord is among them as in Sinai, in the sanctuary.

Zechariah 6:1-7

And I turned and lifted up my eyes and looked, and, behold, there came four chariots out from between two mountains, and those mountains were of brass.

Psalm 34:7

Zain The angel of the LORD encamps round about those that fear him and delivers them.

Matthew 26:53

Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth in service for the love of those who are the heirs of saving health?

2 Kings 6:18-20

And when the Syrians came down to him, Elisha prayed unto the LORD and said, Smite these people, I pray thee, with blindness. And he smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.

Psalm 91:11

For he shall give his angels charge over thee to keep thee in all thy ways.

Psalm 91:15

He shall call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and glorify him.

Psalm 104:3

who dost establish his chambers between the waters, who makes the clouds his chariot, who walks upon the wings of the wind,

Psalm 119:18

Open my eyes, and I shall behold the wonders of thy law.

Isaiah 42:7

that thou might open the eyes of the blind, that thou might bring out the prisoners from the prison and those that sit in darkness out of the prison house.

Ezekiel 1:13-16

As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire and like the appearance of lit torches; the fire went up and down among the living creatures and the brightness of the fire; and out of the fire went forth lightning.

Zechariah 1:8

I saw by night, and behold a man riding upon a red horse, and he stood among the myrtle trees that were in the bottom; and behind him there were red horses, speckled, and white.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes and to turn them from darkness to light and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins and inheritance among those who are sanctified by the faith that is in me.

Ephesians 1:18

illuminating the eyes of your understanding, that ye may know what is the hope of his calling and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints

James 5:16-18

Confess your faults one to another and pray one for another that ye may be whole. The effectual prayer of the righteous is very powerful.

Revelation 3:7

And to the angel of the congregation in Philadelphia write; These things, saith he that is Holy and True, he who has the key of David, who opens and no one shuts and shuts, and no one opens;

Revelation 19:11

And I saw the heaven open, and behold a white horse; and he that was seated upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war.

Revelation 19:14

And the armies that are in the heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.

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