2 Kings 4:26

“Runne now, I pray thee, to meet her, and say vnto her, Is it wel with thee? is it wel with thy husband? is it wel with the child? And she answered, It is well.”

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Other Translations

Run now, I pray thee, to meet her, and say unto her, [Is it] well with thee? [is it] well with thy husband? [is it] well with the child? And she answered, [It is] well.
- King James Version

"Please run now to meet her and say to her, 'Is it well with you? Is it well with your husband? Is it well with the child?' And she answered, "It is well.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

run, I pray thee, now to meet her, and say unto her, Is it well with thee? is it well with thy husband? is it well with the child? And she answered, It is well.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Go quickly to her, and on meeting her say to her, Are you well? and your husband and the child, are they well? And she said in answer, All is well.
- Basic English Bible

run now, I pray thee, to meet her, and say unto her, Is it well with thee? is it well with thy husband? is it well with the child? And she said, It is well.
- Darby Bible

Run now, I pray thee, to meet her, and say to her, Is it well with thee? Is it well with thy husband? Is it well with the child? and she answered, It is well.
- Webster's Bible

Please run now to meet her, and ask her, 'Is it well with you? Is it well with your husband? Is it well with the child?'" She answered, "It is well."
- World English Bible

now, run, I pray thee, to meet her, and say to her, Is there peace to thee? is there peace to thy husband? is there peace to the lad?' and she saith, `Peace.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Run, I pray thee, now to meet her, and say unto her: Is it well with thee? is it well with thy husband? is it well with the child?' And she answered: 'It is well.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 4:26


4:26 It is - So it was in some respects, because it was the will of a wise and good God, and therefore best for her. When God calls away our dearest relations by death, it becomes us to say, it is well both with us and them. It is well, for all is well that God doth: all is well with them that are gone, if they are gone to heaven. And all is well with us that stay behind, if by the affliction we are furthered in our way thither.


Discussion for 2 Kings 4

  • 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
  • AG Samuel
    Our LORD is very steadfast in His character and doings that in every thing He does, Life is certain! Only for a little season debt reigned in the son of the prophets's family; only for a little while did the food in the pot remain bitter; only for a few hours did the Shunamite's son remain dead. The moment the power of God becomes active via faith in us as was seen in Elijah's, everything bows!
  • Bernard
    Why did he called him

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