2 Kings 1:5

“And when the messengers turned back unto him, he said unto them, Why are ye now turned back?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when the messengers turned backe vnto him, he said vnto them, Why are ye now turned backe?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When the messengers returned to him he said to them, "Why have you returned?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the messengers returned unto him, and he said unto them, Why is it that ye are returned?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the men he had sent came back to the king; and he said to them, Why have you come back?
- Basic English Bible

And the messengers returned to him; and he said to them, Why have ye returned?
- Darby Bible

And when the messengers turned back to him, he said to them, Why have ye now returned?
- Webster's Bible

The messengers returned to him, and he said to them, "Why is it that you have returned?"
- World English Bible

And the messengers turn back unto him, and he saith unto them, `What [is] this -- ye have turned back!'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the messengers returned unto him, and he said unto them: 'Why is it that ye are returned?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 1:5


1:5 Why, &c. - Before you have been at Ekron: which he knew by their quick return.


Discussion for 2 Kings 1

  • Edith Azike
    We should trust in God at all time because he never disappoints, Elijah had faith in Him and He didn't disappoint Elijah
  • Evang Helen
    Comment*you cannot call on whom you do not know and equally seek whom you cannot find. it is an error to thing otherwise, king ahaziah knew no God but gods.
  • Nicolah A
    For me, 2 Kings 1 shows me how faith in God is needed in our life. Elijah's faith in God was so strong he did nto even fear these men who came to get him. He just told them the God he serve would rain fire on them. I strive daily to get this type of faith. The good news is we all have all our life to work this type of faith into our lives
  • Pastor Samuel
    it is a great lesson for today christian to be rour, The Book James 4:7 Resist the Devil and he shall free away from you, until you teach your enemy the greated lesson, before he will stop attacking you.
  • 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.

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