Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then he said, "May God do so to me and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat remains on him today."

King James Version

Then he said, God do so and more also to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day.

Holman Bible

He announced, "May God punish me and do so severely if the head of Elisha son of Shaphat remains on his shoulders today."

International Standard Version

He said, "May God do to me and more also! if the head of Shaphat's son Elisha remains on his shoulders today!"

A Conservative Version

Then he said, God do so to me, and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day.

American Standard Version

Then he said, God do so to me, and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day.

Amplified

Then he said, May God do so to me, and more also, if the head of Elisha son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day!

Bible in Basic English

Then he said, May God's punishment come on me if Elisha, the son of Shaphat, keeps his head on his body after this day.

Darby Translation

And he said, God do so, and more also to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall remain on him this day!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then he said, God do so and more also to me, if the head of Elisha, the son of Shaphat, shall remain upon him today.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Thus will God do to me, and thus will he add, if the head of Elisha son of Shaphat, shall stand upon him this day.

King James 2000

Then he said, God do so and more also to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said, "May God do to me and thus may he add, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat remains on him today!"

Modern King James verseion

And he said, May God do so, and more also, to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then he said, "God do so and so to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat tarry on him this day!"

NET Bible

Then he said, "May God judge me severely if Elisha son of Shaphat still has his head by the end of the day!"

New Heart English Bible

Then he said, "God do so to me, and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stay on him this day."

The Emphasized Bible

And he said - So, let God do to me, and, so, let him add, - if the head of Elisha son of Shaphat remain on him, to-day!

Webster

Then he said, God do so and more also to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day.

World English Bible

Then he said, "God do so to me, and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stay on him this day."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith, 'Thus doth God do to me, and thus He doth add -- if it remain -- the head of Elisha son of Shaphat -- upon him this day.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

so and more
יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

also to me, if the head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of Elisha
אלישׁע 
'Eliysha` 
Usage: 58

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 8

References

Easton

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Besieged Samaria Resorts To Cannibalism

30 When the king heard the words of the woman, he tore his clothes--now he was passing by on the wall--and the people looked, and behold, he had sackcloth beneath on his body. 31 Then he said, "May God do so to me and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat remains on him today." 32 Now Elisha was sitting in his house, and the elders were sitting with him And the king sent a man from his presence; but before the messenger came to him, he said to the elders, "Do you see how this son of a murderer has sent to take away my head? Look, when the messenger comes, shut the door and hold the door shut against him. Is not the sound of his master's feet behind him?"


Cross References

Ruth 1:17

"Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. Thus may the LORD do to me, and worse, if anything but death parts you and me."

1 Kings 19:2

Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, "So may the gods do to me and even more, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time."

1 Samuel 3:17

He said, "What is the word that He spoke to you? Please do not hide it from me. May God do so to you, and more also, if you hide anything from me of all the words that He spoke to you."

1 Samuel 14:44

Saul said, "May God do this to me and more also, for you shall surely die, Jonathan."

1 Samuel 25:22

"May God do so to the enemies of David, and more also, if by morning I leave as much as one male of any who belong to him."

2 Samuel 3:9

"May God do so to Abner, and more also, if as the LORD has sworn to David, I do not accomplish this for him,

2 Samuel 3:35

Then all the people came to persuade David to eat bread while it was still day; but David vowed, saying, "May God do so to me, and more also, if I taste bread or anything else before the sun goes down."

2 Samuel 19:13

"Say to Amasa, 'Are you not my bone and my flesh? May God do so to me, and more also, if you will not be commander of the army before me continually in place of Joab.'"

1 Kings 2:23

Then King Solomon swore by the LORD, saying, "May God do so to me and more also, if Adonijah has not spoken this word against his own life.

1 Kings 18:17

When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, "Is this you, you troubler of Israel?"

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the LORD, but I hate him, because he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. He is Micaiah son of Imlah." But Jehoshaphat said, "Let not the king say so."

Jeremiah 37:15-16

Then the officials were angry at Jeremiah and beat him, and they put him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe, which they had made into the prison.

Jeremiah 38:4

Then the officials said to the king, "Now let this man be put to death, inasmuch as he is discouraging the men of war who are left in this city and all the people, by speaking such words to them; for this man is not seeking the well-being of this people but rather their harm."

John 11:50

nor do you take into account that it is expedient for you that one man die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish."

Acts 23:12-13

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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