Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Elisha - Hear ye the word of Yahweh, - Thus, saith Yahweh - About this time to-morrow, a measure of fine meal for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.

New American Standard Bible

Then Elisha said, “Listen to the word of the Lord; thus says the Lord, ‘Tomorrow about this time a measure of fine flour will be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.’”

King James Version

Then Elisha said, Hear ye the word of the LORD; Thus saith the LORD, To morrow about this time shall a measure of fine flour be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.

Holman Bible

Elisha replied, “Hear the word of the Lord! This is what the Lord says: ‘About this time tomorrow at the gate of Samaria, six quarts of fine meal will sell for a shekel and 12 quarts of barley will sell for a shekel.’”

International Standard Version

So Elisha responded, "Listen to this message from the LORD! "This is what the LORD says: "At about this time tomorrow, in Samaria's city gate, a seah of finely ground flour will sell for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel."'"

A Conservative Version

And Elisha said, Hear ye the word of LORD. Thus says LORD, Tomorrow about this time a measure of fine flour shall be [sold] for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.

American Standard Version

And Elisha said, Hear ye the word of Jehovah: thus saith Jehovah, To-morrow about this time shall a measure of fine flour be'sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.

Amplified

Then Elisha said, “Hear the word of the Lord. Thus says the Lord, ‘Tomorrow about this time a measure of finely-milled flour will sell for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, at the gate of Samaria.’”

Bible in Basic English

Then Elisha said, Give ear to the word of the Lord: the Lord says, Tomorrow, about this time, a measure of good meal will be offered for the price of a shekel and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the market-place of Samaria.

Darby Translation

And Elisha said, Hear the word of Jehovah. Thus saith Jehovah: To-morrow about this time shall the measure of fine flour be at a shekel, and two measures of barley at a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.

Julia Smith Translation

And Elisha will say, Hear the word of Jehovah, thus said Jehovah, About the time to-motrow a measure of fine flour for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Shomeron.

King James 2000

Then Elisha said, Hear you the word of the LORD; Thus says the LORD, Tomorrow about this time shall a measure of fine flour be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Elisha said, "Hear the word of Yahweh: 'Thus says Yahweh, "At this time tomorrow a seah of wheat bread flour [will sell] for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel in the gate of Samaria.'"

Modern King James verseion

And Elisha said, Hear the Word of Jehovah! So says Jehovah, Tomorrow about this time a measure of fine flour will be sold at a shekel, and two measures of barley at a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Elisha said, "Hear the word of the LORD, for thus sayeth the LORD, 'Tomorrow this time a bushel of fine flour shall be sold for a sicle and two bushels of Barley for another in the gates of Samaria.'"

NET Bible

Elisha replied, "Hear the word of the Lord! This is what the Lord says, 'About this time tomorrow a seah of finely milled flour will sell for a shekel and two seahs of barley for a shekel at the gate of Samaria.'"

New Heart English Bible

Elisha said, "Hear the word of the LORD. Thus says the LORD, 'Tomorrow about this time a measure of fine flour will be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.'"

Webster

Then Elisha said, Hear ye the word of the LORD; Thus saith the LORD, To-morrow about this time shall a measure of fine flour be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.

World English Bible

Elisha said, "Hear the word of Yahweh. Thus says Yahweh, 'Tomorrow about this time a measure of fine flour will be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

And Elisha saith, 'Hear ye a word of Jehovah: thus said Jehovah, About this time to-morrow, a measure of fine flour is at a shekel, and two measures of barley at a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלישׁע 
'Eliysha` 
Usage: 58

ye the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the Lord

Usage: 0

the Lord

Usage: 0

To morrow
מחר 
Machar 
to morrow, time to come
Usage: 52

עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

סאה 
C@'ah 
Usage: 9

of fine flour
סלת 
Coleth 
Usage: 53

be sold for a shekel
שׁקל 
Sheqel 
Usage: 88

סאה 
C@'ah 
Usage: 9

of barley
שׂעור שׂער שׂעורה שׂערה 
S@`orah 
Usage: 34

שׁקל 
Sheqel 
Usage: 88

in the gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

References

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Context Readings

Elisha Prophesies Hope For Relief

1 Then said Elisha - Hear ye the word of Yahweh, - Thus, saith Yahweh - About this time to-morrow, a measure of fine meal for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria. 2 Then the officer on whose hand the king leaned responded to the man of God, and said, Even if Yahweh were making windows in the heavens, could this thing, come to pass? And he said - Lo! thou, art about to see it with thine own eyes, but, thereof, shalt thou not eat!


Cross References

Exodus 8:23

so will I put a separation betwixt my people and thy people. By to-morrow, shall come to pass this sign.

Exodus 9:5-6

And Yahweh appointed a set time - saying, To-morrow, will Yahweh do this thing, in the land.

Exodus 14:13

And Moses said unto the people - Do not fear, stand still and see the salvation of Yahweh, which be will work for you to-day, - for as for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to-day, ye shall not again see them any more to times age-abiding.

Exodus 16:12

I have heard the murmurings of the sons of Israel, - speak unto them, saying - Between the two evenings, shall ye eat flesh, and in the morning, shall ye be filled with bread, - so shall ye know that I Yahweh am your God.

Joshua 3:5

Then said Joshua unto the people, Hallow yourselves, - for, to-morrow, will Yahweh do in your midst, wonderful things.

1 Samuel 11:9

So they said unto the messengers who had come - Thus, shall ye surely say to the men of Jabesh-gilead, To-morrow, shall ye have deliverance, about the time the son is hot. And, when the messengers came and told the men of Jabesh, they rejoiced.

2 Kings 4:42

And, a man, came in from Baal-Shalisha, and brought for the man of God firstfruit bread, twenty barley loaves, and garden grain in the husk thereof. And he said - Give to the people, that they may eat.

2 Kings 6:25

And there came to be, a great famine, in Samaria, and lo! they continued the siege against it, - until an ass's head was sold for eighty pieces of silver, and one pint of dove's dung for five pieces of silver.

2 Kings 6:33

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?

2 Kings 7:18-19

Yea it came to pass, as the man of God had spoken unto the messenger, saying, - Two measures of barley for a shekel, and a measure of fine meal for a shekel, shall there be about this time to-morrow, in the gate of Samaria:

2 Kings 20:16

Then said Isaiah unto Hezekiah, - Hear thou the word of Yahweh:

Psalm 46:5

God, is in the midst of her, she shall not be shaken, God will help her, by the turnings of the morning.

Isaiah 1:10

Hear the word of Yahweh, ye rulers of Sodom, - Give ear to the instruction of our God, ye people of Gomorrah: -

Ezekiel 37:4

Then said he unto me, Prophesy, over these bones, - and thou shalt say unto them, Ye bones so dry! hear ye the word of Yahweh!

John 6:9

There is a little lad here, that hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes, - but, these, - what are they, for such numbers?

Revelation 6:6

And I heard as a voice in the midst of the four living creatures, saying - A quart of wheat for, a denary, and three quarts of barley, for a denary, - and, the oil and the wine, do not wrong.

1 Kings 22:19

Then he said, Therefore, hear thou the word of Yahweh, - I saw Yahweh, sitting upon his throne, and all the host of the heavens, standing by him, on his right hand, and on his left.

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