2 Kings 4:20

“And when he had taken him, and brought him to his mother, hee sate on her knees till noone, and then died.”

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Other Translations

And when he had taken him, and brought him to his mother, he sat on her knees till noon, and [then] died.
- King James Version

When he had taken him and brought him to his mother, he sat on her lap until noon, and {then} died.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when he had taken him, and brought him to his mother, he sat on her knees till noon, and then died.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he took him in to his mother, and she took him on her knees and kept him there till the middle of the day, when his life went from him.
- Basic English Bible

And he carried him, and brought him to his mother; and he sat on her knees till noon, and died.
- Darby Bible

And when he had taken him, and brought him to his mother, he sat on her knees till noon, and then died.
- Webster's Bible

When he had taken him, and brought him to his mother, he sat on her knees until noon, and then died.
- World English Bible

and he beareth him, and bringeth him in unto his mother, and he sitteth on her knees till the noon, and dieth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when he had taken him, and brought him to his mother, he sat on her knees till noon, and then died.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 2 Kings 4

  • Elder Mary Green
    When you operate in your gift others around you will reap the benefits. Notice, the prophet spent time studying the Word of God. He had a relationship with God. It was a direct line to hear what God had to say and execute.
  • Gift E
    he shunamite woman positive confession of faith brought he needed miracle of life o her dead child. Men of God are meant o be problem solvers like Elisha. His life brought joy to the widow the indebted husband, joy to the barren and joy to the sons of the prophet by taking death from the pot. Always put your faith in God and you will never be disappointed
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    God is manifesting Himself through Elisha who has received double portion of his master Elijah's anointing.
  • God is faithful to give us not only the desires of the heart but also supplies o
    I love this lesson because once had no children and I told the lord I wanted children like all my friends and the prophet told me I would be the mother of many children. They told me I would have a son and it would not be long from now. They said soon will go to the doctor and he might just tell you that you are pregnant right now. I went to the doctor and he confirmed I was indeed pregnant.
  • SAINT
    CommentThe woman exercised faith by runing to the prophet and answering him that all was well while it was not so. and Gpd raised her son acording to her pronoucement. God of Elija is great.
  • Kirianki
    We should be faithful before the lord always

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