2 Kings 1:7

“And he said unto them, What manner of man was he which came up to meet you, and told you these words?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee said vnto them, What maner of man was he which came vp to meet you, and told you these words?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He said to them, "What kind of man was he who came up to meet you and spoke these words to you?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said unto them, What manner of man was he that came up to meet you, and told you these words?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to them, What sort of a man was it who came and said these words to you?
- Basic English Bible

And he said to them, What manner of man was he that came up to meet you, and told you these words?
- Darby Bible

And he said to them, What manner of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?
- Webster's Bible

He said to them, "What kind of man was he who came up to meet you, and told you these words?"
- World English Bible

And he saith unto them, `What [is] the fashion of the man who hath come up to meet you, and speaketh unto you these words?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he said unto them: 'What manner of man was he that came up to meet you, and told you these words?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 2 Kings 1

  • Rebecca
    The captain of the 3rd fifty acknowledged God in Elijah and humbled himself before Him and he was spared with his fifty.Anybody that acknowledges God will be honored accordingly.
  • Mitch
    this king had sought out answers before from evil sources
    and judgement came upon him without remedy. the poor 102
    innocent or guilty with him.
  • AG SAMUEL
    That Elijah knew his Master(Our Lord God) and put forth his total faith in Him is quite eminent and encouraging to us saints of God! Imagine the first set of chosen 50 soldiers and the second batch and finally the third who runs the king's
    serious errands(i.e life and death
    matters)comes already charged and with
    their rough/crude weapons and yet
    Elijah didn't run away nor hide himself.
  • Anne
    We should enquire of the Creator (God) not the created.
    "Thou shall have no other gods before me" says God. Ex. 20:3.
  • Emits Hunter
    THAT we to put God in our life first. We also should trust God.
  • Reelman
    Elijah was a Tisbite and of the inhabitants of Gilead.

Bible Options