Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

While yet he was speaking with them, lo! the messenger, coming down unto him, - and he said, - Lo! this, is a calamity from Yahweh, why should I wait for Yahweh, any longer?

New American Standard Bible

While he was still talking with them, behold, the messenger came down to him and he said, “Behold, this evil is from the Lord; why should I wait for the Lord any longer?”

King James Version

And while he yet talked with them, behold, the messenger came down unto him: and he said, Behold, this evil is of the LORD; what should I wait for the LORD any longer?

Holman Bible

While Elisha was still speaking with them, the messenger came down to him. Then he said, “This disaster is from the Lord. Why should I wait for the Lord any longer?”

International Standard Version

While he was still talking with them, the messenger arrived to see him and delivered the king's message to Elisha, "Look! This evil has come from the LORD! Why should I wait for the LORD anymore?"

A Conservative Version

And while he was yet talking with them, behold, the messenger came down to him, and he said, Behold, this evil is of LORD. Why should I wait for LORD any longer?

American Standard Version

And while he was yet talking with them, behold, the messenger came down unto him: and he said, Behold, this evil is of Jehovah; why should I wait for Jehovah any longer?

Amplified

While Elisha was still talking with them, the messenger came down to him [followed by the king] and the king said, “This evil [situation] is from the Lord! Why should I wait for [help from] the Lord any longer?”

Bible in Basic English

While he was still talking to them, the king came down and said, This evil is from the Lord; why am I to go on waiting any longer for the Lord?

Darby Translation

And while he yet talked with them, behold, the messenger came down to him. And the king said, Behold, this evil is of Jehovah: why should I wait for Jehovah any longer?

Julia Smith Translation

While yet speaking with them, behold, the messenger will come down to him: and he will say, Behold, this evil from Jehovah; what more shall I wait for Jehovah?

King James 2000

And while he yet talked with them, behold, the messenger came down unto him: and he said, Behold, this evil is of the LORD; why should I wait for the LORD any longer?

Lexham Expanded Bible

While he [was] still speaking with them, suddenly the messenger [was] coming down to him, and he said, "Look this trouble [is] from Yahweh. Why should I wait for Yahweh any longer?"

Modern King James verseion

While he still talked with them, behold, the messenger came down to him. And he said, Behold, this evil is from Jehovah. Why should I wait for Jehovah any longer?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And while he yet talked with them, behold, the messenger was come unto him. And he said, "Behold, this evil is of the LORD! What more shall we look for of the LORD?"

NET Bible

He was still talking to them when the messenger approached and said, "Look, the Lord is responsible for this disaster! Why should I continue to wait for the Lord to help?"

New Heart English Bible

While he was still talking with them, behold, the messenger came down to him. Then he said, "Behold, this disaster is from the LORD. Why should I wait for the LORD any longer?"

Webster

And while he yet talked with them, behold, the messenger came down to him: and he said, Behold, this evil is from the LORD; what should I wait for the LORD any longer?

World English Bible

While he was still talking with them, behold, the messenger came down to him. Then he said, "Behold, this evil is from Yahweh. Why should I wait for Yahweh any longer?"

Youngs Literal Translation

He is yet speaking with them, and lo, the messenger is coming down unto him, and he saith, 'Lo, this is the evil from Jehovah: what -- do I wait for Jehovah any more?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

with them, behold, the messenger
מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

unto him and he said

Usage: 0

is of the Lord

Usage: 0

יחל 
Yachal 
Usage: 41

for the Lord

Usage: 0

References

Easton

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Besieged Samaria Resorts To Cannibalism

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? 33 While yet he was speaking with them, lo! the messenger, coming down unto him, - and he said, - Lo! this, is a calamity from Yahweh, why should I wait for Yahweh, any longer?


Cross References

Job 2:9

Then said his wife unto him, Art thou still holding fast thine integrity? Curse God, and die!

Isaiah 8:21

Therefore shall they pass through it hard pressed and hungry, - And it shall be when they hunger, then will they rage and revile their king and their god and turn their faces upwards;

Genesis 4:13

And Cain said unto Yahweh - Greater is my punishment than I can bear.

Exodus 16:6-8

So Moses and Aaron said unto all the sons of Israel, - At eventide, then shall ye know that it was, Yahweh, who brought you forth, out of the land of Egypt;

1 Samuel 28:6-8

Then Saul enquired of Yahweh, but Yahweh answered him not, - neither by Dreams, nor by the Lights, nor by prophets.

1 Samuel 31:4

Then said Saul to his armour-bearer - Draw thy sword and pierce me through therewith, lest these uncircumcised come, and pierce me through, and abuse me. But his armour-bearer was not willing, for he was sore afraid. So Saul took his sword and fell thereon.

Job 1:11

But, in very deed, put forth, I pray thee, thy hand, and smite all that he hath, - verily, unto thy face, will he curse thee.

Job 1:21

and said - Naked came I forth from the womb of my mother, and naked must I return thither, Yahweh, gave, and, Yahweh, hath taken away, - The name of Yahweh be blessed!

Job 2:5

In very deed, put forth, I pray thee thy hand, and smite unto his bone, and unto his flesh, - verily, unto thy face, will he curse thee.

Psalm 27:14

Wait thou for Yahweh, - Be strong, and let thy heart be bold, Wait, then, for Yahweh!

Psalm 37:7

Be resigned to Yahweh, yea wait with longing for him; Burn not with vexation at him who prospereth in his way, - at the man who doeth wickedness.

Psalm 37:9

For, evil doers, shall be cut off, but, as for them who wait for Yahweh, they, shall inherit the earth.

Psalm 62:5

Surely, towards God, be thou silent, my soul, For, from him, is mine expectation:

Proverbs 19:3

The folly of a man, subverteth his way, and, against Yahweh, his heart is angry.

Isaiah 8:17

I will therefore long for Yahweh, Who is hiding his face from the house of Jacob, - And will wait, for him.

Isaiah 26:3

A purpose sustained, thou wilt guard, saying , Prosper! Prosper! Because in thee, hath he been led to trust.

Isaiah 50:10

Who among you, revereth Yahweh, Hearkening unto the voice of his Servant, - That hath walked in dark places And hath had no gleam of light? Let him trust in the name of Yahweh, And lean upon his God.

Jeremiah 2:25

Withhold thy foot from being unshod, And thy throat from thirst! But thou saidst Hopeless! No! for I love foreigners and after them, will I go.

Lamentations 3:25-26

Good is Yahweh, to them who wait for him, to the soul that will seek him;

Ezekiel 33:10

Thou, therefore, Son of man, Say unto the house of Israel, Thus, have ye spoken saying: When our transgressions and our sins are upon us, - and for them, we are melting away How then can we live?

Habakkuk 2:3

For yet is the vision for an appointed time, still, it presseth towards an end, and will not deceive, - if it tarry, wait thou for it, for it, surely cometh, - will not be too late.

Matthew 27:4-5

saying - I have sinned, in delivering up righteous blood. But, they, said - What is that to us? thou, shalt see to it for thyself.

Luke 18:1

And he was speaking a parable unto them, as to its being needful for them always to pray, and not be faint-hearted;

2 Corinthians 2:7

So that, on the contrary, ye should forgive and encourage, lest, by any means, by his excessive grief, such a one should be swallowed up.

2 Corinthians 2:11

Lest we should be overreached by Satan, for, of his thoughts, we are not ignorant.

Revelation 16:9-11

and mankind were scorched with a great scorching heat, and they blasphemed the name of God who had authority over these plagues, and repented not to give him glory.

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