2 Kings 4:33

“He went in therefore, and shut the doore vpon them twaine, and prayed vnto the Lord.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them twain, and prayed unto the LORD.
- King James Version

So he entered and shut the door behind them both and prayed to the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them twain, and prayed unto Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So he went in, and shutting the door on the two of them, made prayer to the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

And he went in and shut the door upon them both, and prayed to Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them both, and prayed to the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

He went in therefore, and shut the door on them both, and prayed to Yahweh.
- World English Bible

and he goeth in and shutteth the door upon them both, and prayeth unto Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them twain, and prayed unto the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 4:33


4:33 Shut the door - Upon himself and the dead child, that he might pray to God without distraction, and might more freely use those means which he thought fit.


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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