Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then the king said to me, "What would you request?" So I prayed to the God of heaven.

King James Version

Then the king said unto me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

Holman Bible

Then the king asked me, "What is your request?" So I prayed to the God of heaven

International Standard Version

The king answered, "What do you want?"

A Conservative Version

Then the king said to me, For what do thou make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

American Standard Version

Then the king said unto me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

Amplified

The king said to me, For what do you ask? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

Bible in Basic English

Then the king said to me, What is your desire? So I made prayer to the God of heaven.

Darby Translation

And the king said to me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of the heavens.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the king said unto me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king will say to me, For what this thou seekest? And I shall pray to the God of the heavens.

King James 2000

Then the king said unto me, For what do you make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the king said to me, "What is your request?" So I prayed to the God of the heavens.

Modern King James verseion

And the king said to me, For what do you ask? So I prayed to the God of Heaven,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said the king unto me, "What, then, is thy request?" Then made I my prayer to the God of heaven,

NET Bible

The king responded, "What is it you are seeking?" Then I quickly prayed to the God of heaven

New Heart English Bible

Then the king said to me, "For what do you make request?" So I prayed to the God of heaven.

The Emphasized Bible

Then the king said to me, Concerning what, is it, thou, wouldst make request? So I prayed unto the God of the heavens,

Webster

Then the king said to me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

World English Bible

Then the king said to me, "For what do you make request?" So I prayed to the God of heaven.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king saith to me, 'For what art thou seeking?' and I pray unto the God of the heavens,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521


Usage: 0

בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225

So I prayed
פּלל 
Palal 
Usage: 84

to the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

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Context Readings

Nehemiah Sent

3 I said to the king, "Let the king live forever Why should my face not be sad when the city, the place of my fathers' tombs, lies desolate and its gates have been consumed by fire?" 4 Then the king said to me, "What would you request?" So I prayed to the God of heaven. 5 I said to the king, "If it please the king, and if your servant has found favor before you, send me to Judah, to the city of my fathers' tombs, that I may rebuild it."


Cross References

Nehemiah 1:4

When I heard these words, I sat down and wept and mourned for days; and I was fasting and praying before the God of heaven.

Proverbs 3:6

In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.

Philippians 4:6

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

2 Samuel 15:31

Now someone told David, saying, "Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom " And David said, "O LORD, I pray, make the counsel of Ahithophel foolishness."

1 Kings 3:5

In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream at night; and God said, "Ask what you wish me to give you."

Nehemiah 1:11

"O Lord, I beseech You, may Your ear be attentive to the prayer of Your servant and the prayer of Your servants who delight to revere Your name, and make Your servant successful today and grant him compassion before this man " Now I was the cupbearer to the king.

Esther 5:3

Then the king said to her, "What is troubling you, Queen Esther? And what is your request? Even to half of the kingdom it shall be given to you."

Esther 5:6

As they drank their wine at the banquet, the king said to Esther, "What is your petition, for it shall be granted to you. And what is your request? Even to half of the kingdom it shall be done."

Esther 7:2

And the king said to Esther on the second day also as they drank their wine at the banquet, "What is your petition, Queen Esther? It shall be granted you And what is your request? Even to half of the kingdom it shall be done."

Mark 10:51

And answering him, Jesus said, "What do you want Me to do for you?" And the blind man said to Him, "Rabboni, I want to regain my sight!"

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