Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water; and he cried out and said, "Alas, my master! For it was borrowed."

King James Version

But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas, master! for it was borrowed.

Holman Bible

As one of them was cutting down a tree, the iron [ax head] fell into the water, and he cried out: "Oh, my master, it was borrowed!"

International Standard Version

It happened that as one of them was felling a beam, his axe head fell into the water. He cried out, "Oh no! Master! The axe was on loan to me!"

A Conservative Version

But as one was felling a beam, the axe-head fell into the water. And he cried, and said, Alas, my master! For it was borrowed.

American Standard Version

But as one was felling a beam, the axe-head fell into the water; and he cried, and said, Alas, my master! for it was borrowed.

Amplified

But as one was felling his beam, the axhead fell into the water; and he cried, Alas, my master, for it was borrowed!

Bible in Basic English

But one of them, while cutting a board, let the head of his axe go into the water; and he gave a cry, and said, This is a bad business, my master, for it is another's.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass as one was felling a beam, that the iron fell into the water; and he cried and said, Alas, master, and it was borrowed!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water, and he cried and said, Alas, master! It was borrowed.

Julia Smith Translation

And one will be felling the beam, and the iron fell into the water: and he will cry out and say, Alas, my lord! and it was borrowed.

King James 2000

But as one was cutting down a tree, the axe head fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas, master! for it was borrowed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It happened as the one [was] felling the log, that the iron ax fell into the water. He called out and said, "Oh, no! My master, it was borrowed!"

Modern King James verseion

And it happened as one was felling a log, the axe-head fell into the water. And he cried and said, Alas, master! For it was borrowed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as one was heaving of a beam, the axe head fell into the water. And he cried out and said, "Alas, master, for it was lent me."

NET Bible

As one of them was felling a log, the ax head dropped into the water. He shouted, "Oh no, my master! It was borrowed!"

New Heart English Bible

But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water. Then he cried, and said, "Alas, my master. For it was borrowed."

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, as one was felling a branch, that, the axe-head, fell into the water, so he made outcry and said - Alas! my lord, for, it, was borrowed!

Webster

But as one was felling a beam, the ax head fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas, master! for it was borrowed.

World English Bible

But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water. Then he cried, and said, "Alas, my master! For it was borrowed."

Youngs Literal Translation

and it cometh to pass, the one is felling the beam, and the iron hath fallen into the water, and he crieth and saith, 'Alas! my lord, and it asked!'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But as one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

a beam
קרה קורה 
Qowrah 
Usage: 5

the axe head
בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

and he cried
צעק 
Tsa`aq 
Usage: 55

and said

Usage: 0

אההּ 
'ahahh 
Ah, Alas, O
Usage: 15

אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

References

Context Readings

Elisha Recovers A Lost Axe Head

4 So he went with them; and when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees. 5 But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water; and he cried out and said, "Alas, my master! For it was borrowed." 6 Then the man of God said, "Where did it fall?" And when he showed him the place, he cut off a stick and threw it in there, and made the iron float.


Cross References

Exodus 22:14-15

"If a man borrows anything from his neighbor, and it is injured or dies while its owner is not with it, he shall make full restitution.

2 Kings 3:10

Then the king of Israel said, "Alas! For the LORD has called these three kings to give them into the hand of Moab."

2 Kings 4:7

Then she came and told the man of God. And he said, "Go, sell the oil and pay your debt, and you and your sons can live on the rest."

2 Kings 6:15

Now when the attendant of the man of God had risen early and gone out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was circling the city. And his servant said to him, "Alas, my master! What shall we do?"

Psalm 37:21

The wicked borrows and does not pay back, But the righteous is gracious and gives.

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must exert more strength. Wisdom has the advantage of giving success.

Isaiah 10:34

He will cut down the thickets of the forest with an iron axe, And Lebanon will fall by the Mighty One.

Revelation 18:10

standing at a distance because of the fear of her torment, saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! For in one hour your judgment has come.'

Revelation 18:16

saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, she who was clothed in fine linen and purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls;

Revelation 18:19

"And they threw dust on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning, saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, in which all who had ships at sea became rich by her wealth, for in one hour she has been laid waste!'



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