Parallel Verses

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!

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 the son of Shaphat remains on him today!”

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!

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."

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
God
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

of Shaphat
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 8

References

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Morish

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Context Readings

Besieged Samaria Resorts To Cannibalism

30 And it came to pass, when the king heard the words of the woman, that he rent his clothes, while yet he was passing by upon the wall, - so the people looked, and lo! sackcloth upon his flesh, within. 31 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! 32 Now, Elisha, being seated in his house, and, the elders, seated with him, - when he had sent a man from before him, ere yet the messenger could come in unto him, he himself, said unto the elders - Do ye see how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away my head? See! when the messenger is coming in, close ye the door, and press him back with the door, is not the sound of his lord's feet behind him?


Cross References

Ruth 1:17

where thou diest, I will die, and, there, will I be buried: So, let Yahweh do to me, and, so, let him add, if, death itself, part me and thee.

1 Kings 19:2

Then sent Jezebel a messenger unto Elijah, saying, - So, let the gods do, and, so, let them add, if, by this time to-morrow, I make not thy life as the life of one of them.

1 Samuel 3:17

And he said - What is the word, which he spake unto thee? I pray thee, do not hide it from me. So, let God do to thee, and, so, let him add, if thou hide from me a word, out of anything which he hath spoken unto thee.

1 Samuel 14:44

Then said Saul: So, may God do, and, so, may he add, surely thou must, die, Jonathan!

1 Samuel 25:22

So may God do to David and so may he add, if I leave remaining, of all that he hath, until the morning, - so much as a little boy.

2 Samuel 3:9

So, may God do unto Abner, and, so, may he add to him, - if, as Yahweh hath sworn unto David, even so, I deal not with him;

2 Samuel 3:35

And, when all the people came near to get David to eat bread, while yet it was day, David sware, saying - So, let God do to me, and, so, let him add, if, before the sun go in, I taste bread, or anything else.

2 Samuel 19:13

And, unto Amasa, shall ye say, Art not, thou, my bone and my flesh? So, let God do to me, and, so, let him add, if thou become not, prince of the army, before me continually, instead of Joab.

1 Kings 2:23

Then swore King Solomon by Yahweh, saying, - So, let God do to me, and, so, let him add, if, at the cost of his life, Adonijah hath not spoken this word.

1 Kings 18:17

And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, Now, art, thou, troubling Israel?

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, Besides, is a certain man, by whom we might seek Yahweh, but, I, hate him, for he is never moved to prophesy concerning me anything good, only evil, Micaiah, son of Imlah. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

Jeremiah 37:15-16

Then were the princes wroth against Jeremiah, and smote him, - and put him in prison, in the house of Jonathan the scribe, for that, had they made the prison.

Jeremiah 38:4

Then said the princes unto the king, - Let this man we pray thee, be put to death, for in this way, is he weakening the hands of the men of war who are left in this, city, and the hands of all the people, by speaking unto them such words as these; for, this man, is not seeking prosperity for this people but misfortune.

John 11:50

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

Acts 23:12-13

And, when it became day, the Jews, forming a conspiracy, bound themselves under a curse, saying, that they would neither eat nor drink till they had slain Paul.

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