2 Kings 4:3

“Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbours, even empty vessels; borrow not a few.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Kings 4:3

Then hee said, Goe, borrow thee vessels abroad, of all thy neighbours; euen emptie vessels, borrow not a few.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then he said, "Go, borrow vessels at large for yourself from all your neighbors, {even} empty vessels; do not get a few.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbors, even empty vessels; borrow not a few.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then he said, Go out to all your neighbours and get vessels, a very great number of them.
- Basic English Bible

And he said, Go, borrow for thyself vessels abroad from all thy neighbours, empty vessels; let it not be few;
- Darby Bible

Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbors, even empty vessels; borrow not a few.
- Webster's Bible

Then he said, "Go, borrow containers from of all your neighbors, even empty containers. Don't borrow just a few.
- World English Bible

And he saith, `Go, ask for thee vessels from without, from all thy neighbours -- empty vessels -- let [them] not be few;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then he said: 'Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbours, even empty vessels; borrow not a few.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Kings 4:3

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 4:3


4:1 Prophets - Who, though they were wholly devoted to sacred employment, were not excluded from marriage, any more than the priests and Levites. Fear the Lord - His poverty therefore was not procured by his idleness, or prodigality; but by his piety, because he would not comply with the king's way of worship, and therefore lost all worldly advantages. Bondmen - Either, to use them as his slaves, or to sell them to others, according to the law.

4:2 What shall I - How shall I relieve thee, who am myself poor?


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