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 2 Kings 6:1 - 7:20
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   Book of 2 Kings
   Chapter 6  - Click for Chapter Audio
6:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now the R139 sons of the prophets said to Elisha, "Behold now, the place before you where we are living is too limited for us.
 
6:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Please let us go to the Jordan and each of us take from there a beam, and let us make a place there for ourselves where we may live." So he said, "Go."
 
6:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then one said, "Please be willing to go with your servants." And he answered, F60 "I shall go."
 
6:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So he went with them; and when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees.
 
6:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But as one was felling a beam, the F61 axe head fell into the water; and he cried out and said, "Alas, my master! For it was borrowed."
 
6:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then the man of God said, "Where did it fall?" And when he showed him the place, he R140 cut off a stick and threw it in there, and made the iron float.
 
6:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He said, "Take it up for yourself." So he put out his hand and took it.
 
6:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now the king of Aram was warring against Israel; and he counseled F62 with his servants saying, "In such and such a place shall be my camp."
 
6:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The R141 man of God sent word to the king of Israel saying, "Beware that you do not pass this place, for the Arameans are coming down there."
 
6:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The king of Israel sent to the place about which the man of God had told him; thus he warned him, so that he guarded himself there, more F63 than once or twice.
 
6:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now the heart of the king of Aram was enraged over this thing; and he called his servants and said to them, "Will you tell me which of us is for the king of Israel?"
 
6:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
One of his servants said, "No, my lord, O king; but Elisha, the prophet who is in Israel, tells the king of Israel the words that you speak in your bedroom."
 
6:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So he said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and take him." And it was told him, saying, "Behold, he is in Dothan." R142
 
6:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He sent horses and chariots and a great army there, and they came by night and surrounded the city.
 
6:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now when the attendant of the man of God had risen early and gone out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was circling the city. And his servant said to him, "Alas, my master! What F64 shall we do?"
 
6:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So he answered, F65 "Do R143 not fear, for those R144 who are with us are more than those who are with them."
 
6:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Elisha prayed and said, "O R145 LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see." And the LORD opened the servant's eyes and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses R146 and chariots of fire all around Elisha.
 
6:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When they came down to him, Elisha prayed to the LORD and said, "Strike this people F66 with blindness, I pray." So He struck R147 them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.
 
6:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Elisha said to them, "This is not the way, nor is this the city; follow me and I will bring you to the man whom you seek." And he brought them to Samaria.
 
6:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When they had come into Samaria, Elisha said, "O LORD, open the eyes of these men, that they may see." So the LORD opened their eyes and they saw; and behold, they were in the midst of Samaria.
 
6:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then the king of Israel when he saw them, said to Elisha, "My R149 father, shall I kill F67 them? Shall I kill F67 them?"
 
6:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He answered, F68 "You shall not kill F69 them. Would you kill R150 F69 those you have taken captive with your sword and with your bow? Set R151 bread and water before them, that they may eat and drink and go to their master."
 
6:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So he prepared a great feast for them; and when they had eaten and drunk he sent them away, and they went to their master. And the R152 marauding bands of Arameans did not come again into the land of Israel.
 
6:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now it came about after this, that Ben-hadad R153 king of Aram gathered all his army and went up and besieged Samaria.
 
6:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There was a great famine R154 in Samaria; and behold, they besieged it, until a donkey's head was sold for eighty shekels of silver, and a fourth of a kab F70 of dove's dung for five shekels of silver.
 
6:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
As the king of Israel was passing by on the wall a woman cried out to him, saying, "Help, my lord, O king!"
 
6:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He said, "If F71 the LORD does not help you, from where shall I help you? From the threshing floor, or from the wine press?"
 
6:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And the king said to her, "What R155 is F72 the matter with you?" And she answered, F73 "This woman said to me, `Give your son that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.'
 
6:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"So R156 we boiled my son and ate him; and I said to her on the next day, `Give your son, that we may eat him'; but she has hidden her son."
 
6:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When the king heard the words of the woman, he R157 tore his clothes--now he was passing by on the wall--and the people looked, and behold, he had sackcloth beneath F74 on his body. F75
 
6:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then he said, "May God R158 do so to me and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat remains F76 on him today."
 
6:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now Elisha was sitting in his house, and the R159 elders were sitting with him. And the king sent a man from his presence; but before the messenger came to him, he said to the elders, "Do you see R160 how this son of a murderer has sent to take away my head? Look, when the messenger comes, shut the door and hold F77 the door shut against him. Is not the sound of his master's feet behind him?"
 
6:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
While he was still talking with them, behold, the messenger came down to him and he said, "Behold, R161 this evil is from the LORD; why should I wait for the LORD any longer?"
 
   Chapter 7  - Click for Chapter Audio
7:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Elisha said, "Listen to the word of the LORD; thus says the LORD, `Tomorrow R162 about this time a measure F78 of fine flour will be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.' "
 
7:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The R163 royal officer on whose hand the king was leaning answered the man of God and said, "Behold, if R164 the LORD should make windows in heaven, could this thing be?" Then he said, "Behold, you will see it with your own eyes, but you will not eat of F79 it."
 
7:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now there were four leprous R165 men at the entrance of the gate; and they said to one another, "Why do we sit here until we die?
 
7:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"If we say, `We will enter the city,' then the famine is in the city and we will die there; and if we sit here, we die also. Now therefore come, and let us go F80 over to the R166 camp of the Arameans. If they spare us, we will live; and if they kill us, we will but die."
 
7:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
They arose at twilight to go to the camp of the Arameans; when they came to the outskirts of the camp of the Arameans, behold, there was no one there.
 
7:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For the R167 Lord had caused the army of the Arameans to hear a sound of chariots and a sound of horses, even the sound of a great army, so that they said to one another, "Behold, the king of Israel has hired against us the R168 kings of the Hittites and the R169 kings of the Egyptians, to come upon us."
 
7:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Therefore they arose R170 and fled in the twilight, and left their tents and their horses and their donkeys, even the camp just as it was, and fled for their life.
 
7:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When these lepers came to the outskirts of the camp, they entered one tent and ate and drank, and carried R171 from there silver and gold and clothes, and went and hid them; and they returned and entered another tent and carried from there also, and went and hid them.
 
7:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then they said to one another, "We are not doing right. This day is a day of good news, but we are keeping silent; if we wait until morning light, punishment will overtake F81 us. Now therefore come, let us go and tell the king's household."
 
7:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So they came and called to the gatekeepers of the city, and they told them, saying, "We came to the camp of the Arameans, and behold, there was no one there, nor the voice of man, only the horses tied and the donkeys tied, and the tents just as they were."
 
7:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The gatekeepers called and told it within the king's household.
 
7:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then the king arose in the night and said to his servants, "I will now tell you what the Arameans have done to us. They know that we R172 are hungry; therefore they have gone from the camp to R173 hide themselves in the field, saying, `When they come out of the city, we will capture them alive and get into the city.' "
 
7:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
One of his servants said, "Please, let some men take five of the horses which remain, which are left in F82 the city. Behold, they will be in any case like all the multitude of Israel who are left in it; behold, they will be in any case like all the multitude of Israel who have already perished, so let us send and see."
 
7:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
They took therefore two chariots with horses, and the king sent after the army of the Arameans, saying, "Go and see."
 
7:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
They went after them to the Jordan, and behold, all the way was full of clothes and equipment which the Arameans had thrown away in their haste. Then the messengers returned and told the king.
 
7:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So the people went out and plundered the camp of the Arameans. Then a measure F83 of fine flour was sold for a shekel and two measures F83 of barley for a shekel, according R174 to the word of the LORD.
 
7:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now the king appointed the R175 royal officer on whose hand he leaned to F84 have charge of the gate; but the people trampled on him at the gate, and he died just as the man of God had said, who R176 spoke when the king came down to him.
 
7:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
It happened just as the man of God had spoken to the king, saying, "Two R177 measures F85 of barley for a shekel and a measure F85 of fine flour for a shekel, will be sold tomorrow about this time at the gate of Samaria."
 
7:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then the royal officer answered the man of God and said, "Now behold, if R178 the LORD should make windows in heaven, could such a thing be?" And he said, "Behold, you will see it with your own eyes, but you will not eat of F86 it."
 
7:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And so it happened to him, for the people trampled on him at the gate and he died.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F60 Lit said
F61 Lit as for the iron, it fell
F62 Lit took counsel
F63 Lit not once or twice
F64 Lit How
F65 Lit said
F66 Lit nation
F67 Lit smite
F68 Lit said
F69 Lit smite
F70 I.e. One kab equals approx 2 qts
F71 Lit No, let the LORD help you
F72 Lit to you
F73 Lit said
F74 Lit within
F75 Lit flesh
F76 Lit stands
F77 Lit press him with the door
F78 Heb seah
F79 Lit from there
F80 Lit fall
F81 Lit find
F82 Lit in it
F83 Heb seah; i.e. one seah equals approx 11 qts
F84 Lit over the gate
F85 Heb seah; i.e. one seah equals approx 11 qts
F86 Lit from there

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R139 2 Kings 2:3
R140 Exodus 15:25; 2 Kings 2:21; 4:41
R141 2 Kings 4:1,7; 6:12
R142 Genesis 37:17
R143 Exodus 14:13
R144 2 Chronicles 32:7,8; Romans 8:31
R145 2 Kings 6:20
R146 2 Kings 2:11; Psalms 68:17; Zechariah 6:1-7
R147 Genesis 19:11
R148 2 Kings 6:17
R149 2 Kings 2:12; 5:13; 8:9
R150 Deuteronomy 20:11-16; 2 Chronicles 28:8-15
R151 Romans 12:20
R152 2 Kings 5:2; 24:2
R153 1 Kings 20:1
R154 Leviticus 26:26
R155 Judges 18:23
R156 Leviticus 26:27-29; Deuteronomy 28:52,53,57; Lamentations 4:10
R157 1 Kings 21:27
R158 Ruth 1:17; 1 Kings 19:2
R159 Ezekiel 8:1; 14:1;
R160 1 Kings 18:4,13,14; 21:10,13
R161 Isaiah 8:21
R162 2 Kings 7:18
R163 2 Kings 5:18;
R164 Genesis 7:11; Malachi 3:10
R165 Leviticus 13:45,46; Numbers 5:2-4; 12:10-14
R166 2 Kings 6:24
R167 2 Samuel 5:24
R168 1 Kings 10:29
R169 2 Chronicles 12:2,3; Isaiah 31:1; 36:9
R170 Psalms 48:4-6; Proverbs 28:1
R171 Joshua 7:21
R172 2 Kings 6:25-29
R173 Joshua 8:4-12
R174 2 Kings 7:1
R175 2 Kings 7:2
R176 2 Kings 6:32
R177 2 Kings 7:1
R178 2 Kings 7:2

 
 

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