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.


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