Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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

So I prayed
פּלל 
Palal 
Usage: 84

to the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Images Nehemiah 2:4

Context Readings

Nehemiah Sent

3 And said unto the king, Let the king live forever: why should not my countenance be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' sepulchers, lies waste, and the gates thereof are consumed with fire? 4 Then the king said unto me, For what do you make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven. 5 And I said unto the king, If it pleases the king, and if your servant has found favor in your sight, that you would send me unto Judah, unto the city of my fathers' sepulchers, that I may rebuild it.


Cross References

Nehemiah 1:4

And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days, and fasted, and prayed before the God of heaven,

Proverbs 3:6

In all your ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct your paths.

Philippians 4:6

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

2 Samuel 15:31

And one told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. And David said, O LORD, I pray you, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness.

1 Kings 3:5

In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God said, Ask what I shall give you.

Nehemiah 1:11

O Lord, I beseech you, let now your ear be attentive to the prayer of your servant, and to the prayer of your servants, who desire to fear your name: and prosper, I pray you, your servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. For I was the king's cupbearer.

Esther 5:3

Then said the king unto her, What do you wish, queen Esther? and what is your request? it shall be even given you to the half of the kingdom.

Esther 5:6

And the king said unto Esther at the banquet of wine, What is your petition? and it shall be granted you: and what is your request? even to the half of the kingdom it shall be performed.

Esther 7:2

And the king said again unto Esther on the second day at the banquet of wine, What is your petition, queen Esther? and it shall be granted you: and what is your request? and it shall be performed, even to the half of the kingdom.

Mark 10:51

And Jesus answered and said unto him, What will you that I should do unto you? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight.

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