Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

And the king said to her - What aileth thee? And she said - This woman, said unto me - Give thy son, that we may eat him, to-day, and, my son, will we eat to-morrow.

New American Standard Bible

And the king said to her, “What is the matter with you?” And she answered, “This woman said to me, ‘Give your son that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.’

King James Version

And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to day, and we will eat my son to morrow.

Holman Bible

Then the king asked her, “What’s the matter?”

She said, “This woman said to me, ‘Give up your son, and we will eat him today. Then we will eat my son tomorrow.’

International Standard Version

Then the king asked her, "What's bothering you?"

A Conservative Version

And the king said to her, What troubles thee? And she answered, This woman said to me, Give thy son that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.

American Standard Version

And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.

Amplified

And the king said to her, “What is the matter with you?” She answered, “This woman said to me, ‘Give your son so we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.’

Bible in Basic English

And the king said to her, What is troubling you? And she said in answer, This woman said to me, Give your son to be our food today, and we will have my son tomorrow.

Darby Translation

And the king said to her, What aileth thee? And she said, This woman said to me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king will say to her, What to thee? and she will say, This woman said to me, Thou shalt give thy son, and we will eat him this day, and my son we will eat to-morrow.

King James 2000

And the king said unto her, What ails you? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give your son, that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The king said to her, "{What is the problem}?" Then the woman said, "This woman said to me, 'Give me your son, and let us eat him today, then tomorrow we will eat my son.'

Modern King James verseion

And the king said to her, What ails you? And she said, This woman said to me, Give your son so that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said the king to her, "What aileth thee?" And she answered, "This woman here said to me, 'Bring thy son and let us eat him today, and we will eat mine tomorrow.'

NET Bible

Then the king asked her, "What's your problem?" She answered, "This woman said to me, 'Hand over your son; we'll eat him today and then eat my son tomorrow.'

New Heart English Bible

The king said to her, "What ails you?" She answered, "This woman said to me, 'Give your son, that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.'

Webster

And the king said to her, What aileth thee? and she answered, This woman said to me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.

World English Bible

The king said to her, "What ails you?" She answered, "This woman said to me, 'Give your son, that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.'

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king saith to her, 'What -- to thee?' and she saith, 'This woman said unto me, Give thy son, and we eat him to-day, and my son we eat to-morrow;

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

unto me, Give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

that we may eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

him to day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and we will eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

Easton

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Besieged Samaria Resorts To Cannibalism

27 And he said - If Yahweh do not save thee, whence should I save thee? out of the threshing-floor or out of the wine-press? 28 And the king said to her - What aileth thee? And she said - This woman, said unto me - Give thy son, that we may eat him, to-day, and, my son, will we eat to-morrow. 29 So we cooked my son, and did eat him, - and I said unto her, on the next day, Give thy son, that we may eat him; But she had hid her son.


Cross References

Judges 18:23

And they called unto the sons of Dan, who turned their faces, - and said unto Micah, What aileth thee, that thou hast called out thy neighbours?

Genesis 21:17

And God heard the voice of the boy, and a messenger of God called unto Hagar out of the heavens; and said to her, What aileth thee, Hagar? Do not fear, for God hath hearkened unto the voice of the boy where he is.

Leviticus 26:29

And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, - Yea, even the flesh of your daughters, shall ye eat.

Deuteronomy 28:53-57

And thou wilt eat the fruit of thy body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, whom Yahweh thy God hath given unto thee - in the siege and in the straitness wherewith thine enemy will straiten thee.

1 Samuel 1:8

So Elkanah her husband said to her - Hannah! wherefore shouldst thou weep? and wherefore wilt thou not eat? and wherefore should thy heart be sad? Am, I, not better to thee, than ten sons?

2 Samuel 14:5

And the king said to her - What aileth thee? And she said - Of a truth, a widow woman, am I, for my husband is dead.

Psalm 114:5

What aileth thee, O sea, that thou fleest? O Jordan, that thou turnest back?

Isaiah 9:20-21

And he hath slain on the right, and yet is hungry, And hath eaten on the left, yet are they not satisfied, - Every one, the flesh of his own arm, will they eat:

Isaiah 22:1

The oracle on the valley of vision, - What aileth thee, then, That thou art wholly gone up to the house-tops?

Isaiah 49:15

Can, a woman, forget, her sucking child, Past taking compassion on the son of her womb? Even these, may forget, Yet will, I, not forget, thee:

Lamentations 4:10

The hands of compassionate women, have cooked their own children, - they have served as nourishment to them, in the grievous injury of the daughter of my people.

Ezekiel 5:10

Therefore, fathers will eat sons in thy midst, And sons will eat fathers, - And I will execute upon thee judgments, And will scatter the whole remnant of thee, to every wind.

Matthew 24:18-21

And, he that is in the field, let him not turn back, to take away his mantle.

Luke 23:29

For lo! days are coming, in which they will say - Happy the barren! even the wombs that never bare, and the breasts that never gave suck.

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