Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither; and the iron did swim.

Holman Bible

Then the man of God asked, “Where did it fall?”

When he showed him the place, the man of God cut a stick, threw it there, and made the iron float.

International Standard Version

The man of God asked, "Where did it fall?" When he was shown the place, he cut off a branch, tossed it there, and made the iron axe head float.

A Conservative Version

And the man of God said, Where did it fall? And he showed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in there, and made the iron to float.

American Standard Version

And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he showed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither, and made the iron to swim.

Amplified

The man of God said, “Where did it fall?” When he showed him the place, Elisha cut off a stick and threw it in there, and made the iron [axe head] float.

Bible in Basic English

And the man of God said, Where did it go in? and when he saw the place where it had gone into the water, cutting a stick, he put it into the water, and the iron came up to the top of the water.

Darby Translation

And the man of God said, Where did it fall? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither, and made the iron to swim.

Julia Smith Translation

And the man of God will say, Where fell it? And he will cause him to see the place. And he will cut down wood and cast there; and the iron will overflow.

King James 2000

And the man of God said, Where did it fall? And he showed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in there; and the iron did float.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the man of God said, "Where did it fall?" So he showed him the place, and then he cut off a stick and threw [it] there and made the iron ax float.

Modern King James verseion

And the man of God said, Where did it fall? And he showed him the place. And he cut down a stick and threw it in there. And the iron swam.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the man of God said, "Where fell it?" And he showed him the place. And he cut a stick and cast it in thither, and made the axe head swim.

NET Bible

The prophet asked, "Where did it drop in?" When he showed him the spot, Elisha cut off a branch, threw it in at that spot, and made the ax head float.

New Heart English Bible

The man of God asked, "Where did it fall?" He showed him the place. He cut down a stick, threw it in there, and made the iron float.

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he showed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither; and the iron floated.

World English Bible

The man of God asked, "Where did it fall?" He showed him the place. He cut down a stick, threw it in there, and made the iron float.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the man of God saith, 'Whither hath it fallen?' and he sheweth him the place, and he cutteth a stick, and casteth thither, and causeth the iron to swim,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

אנה אן 
'an 
Usage: 40

it And he shewed
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

him the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

And he cut down
קצב 
Qatsab 
Usage: 2

and cast
שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

it in thither and the iron
בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Elisha Recovers A Lost Axe Head

5 But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water, and he cried and said, Alas, master! 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. 7 And he said unto him, Take it. And he put out his hand and took it.


Cross References

2 Kings 2:21

And he went forth unto the springs of the waters and cast the salt in there and said, Thus hath the LORD said, I have healed these waters; there shall be no more death or barrenness in them.

Exodus 15:25

And he cried unto the LORD; and the LORD showed him a tree, which when he had cast it into the waters, the waters were made sweet. There he gave them statutes and rights, and there he proved them

2 Kings 4:41

But he said, Then bring meal. And he cast it into the pot, and he said, Pour out for the people that they may eat. And there was no evil thing in the pot.

Mark 7:33-34

And taking him aside from the multitude, he put his fingers into the man's ears; and spitting, he touched the man's tongue with the saliva;

Mark 8:23-25

So, taking the blind man by the hand, he led him out of the town; and spitting into his eyes and putting his hands upon them, he asked him if he saw anything.

John 9:6-7

When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground and made clay of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay

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