Parallel Verses

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!

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 it happened that as one was cutting down a beam, the axe head fell into the water; and he cried out and said, “Oh no, my master! 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!

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."

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

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Elisha Recovers A Lost Axe Head

4 So he went with them, - and, when they came to the Jordan, they cut down wood. 5 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! 6 And the man of God said - Where fell it? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a piece of wood and cast it in thither, and the iron did swim.


Cross References

Exodus 22:14-15

And when a man asketh aught of his neighbour, and it is fractured or dieth, its owner, not being with it, he shall, surely make restitution.

2 Kings 3:10

Then said the king of Israel - Alas! for Yahweh hath called these three kings, to deliver them into the hand of Moab.

2 Kings 4:7

Then came she in, and told the man of God, and he said - Go, sell the oil, and pay thy creditor, - and, thou and thy sons, shall live of the rest.

2 Kings 6:15

And, when the attendant of the man of God arose early and went forth, lo! a force surrounding the city, with horses and chariots. Then said his young man unto him - Alas! my lord, what shall we do?

Psalm 37:21

A lawless man borroweth, and will not repay, But, a righteous man, showeth favour and giveth;

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If, blunt, be the iron, and, himself, hath not sharpened, the edge, then, much force, must he apply, - but, an advantage for giving success, is wisdom.

Isaiah 10:34

Then will he fell the thickets of the forest with iron, - And, Lebanon by a majestic one shall fall.

Revelation 18:10

afar off, standing, because of their fear of her torment, saying - Alas! alas! the great city! Babylon, the mighty city! That, in one hour, hath come thy judgment.

Revelation 18:16

as they say - Alas! alas! the great city! She that was arrayed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stone, and pearl, -

Revelation 18:19

And they cast dust upon their heads, and cried out, weeping and grieving, saying - Alas! alas! the great city! Whereby were made rich all that had ships in the sea, by reason of her costliness, - that, in one hour, she hath been laid waste!

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