2 Kings 7:3

“ And there were foure leprous men at the entring in of the gate: and they saide one to another, Why sit wee here vntill we die?”

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Other Translations

And there were four leprous men at the entering in of the gate: and they said one to another, Why sit we here until we die?
- King James Version

Now there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate; and they said to one another, "Why do we sit here until we die?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate: and they said one to another, Why sit we here until we die?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now there were four lepers seated at the doorway into the town: and they said to one another, Why are we waiting here for death?
- Basic English Bible

And there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate, and they said one to another, Why do we abide here until we die?
- Darby Bible

And there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate: and they said one to another, Why sit we here until we die?
- Webster's Bible

Now there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate. They said one to another, "Why do we sit here until we die?
- World English Bible

And four men have been leprous, at the opening of the gate, and they say one unto another, `What -- we are sitting here till we have died;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate; and they said one to another: 'Why sit we here until we die?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 2 Kings 7

  • Curtis Williams
    The providence of God is amazing. He chose to allow four diseased, discarded, disregarded souls to be the instruments of good news -- thank God that they did not allow their condition to dictate their behavior.
  • Kevin
    2 Kings Ch7 V. 3 What were the names of the 4 leperous men?
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    God's Word is yea and amen. When God is on our side, we will conquer all enemies. If we are on the Lord's side, victory is sure. The Israelites witnessed this clearly in this chapter. God used his prophet Elisha to convey His message to the Israelites. The man who doubted saw the repercussion. The lesson here is that should not doubt what God has promised to do.
  • Omologe Eseakpevwe John
    "According the word of the Lord" was all that was needed for breakthrough to manifest. No wonder Moses said "Would to God all His people were prophets". If you start hearing from God, your breakthrough has started. If God says anything, no matter how impossible it may seem, it will surely come to pass. Because God can not lie. We need to yearn to hear the voice of God and depend on Him to lead us
  • Bro Joseph
    God is a mighty God and his the lily of the valley
  • Elaine
    The Lord made a way! Sometimes God is already working on our lives and we are still waiting.

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