2 Kings 4:4

“And when thou art come in, thou shalt shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and shalt pour out into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that which is full.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when thou art come in, thou shalt shut the doore vpon thee, and vpon thy sonnes, and shalt powre out into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that which is full.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And you shall go in and shut the door behind you and your sons, and pour out into all these vessels, and you shall set aside what is full."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou shalt go in, and shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and pour out into all those vessels; and thou shalt set aside that which is full.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then go in, and, shutting the door on yourself and your sons, put oil into all these vessels, putting on one side the full ones.
- Basic English Bible

and go in, and shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and pour out into all those vessels, and set aside what is full.
- Darby Bible

And when thou hast come in, thou shalt shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and shalt pour out into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that which is full.
- Webster's Bible

You shall go in, and shut the door on you and on your sons, and pour out into all those containers; and you shall set aside that which is full."
- World English Bible

and thou hast entered, and shut the door upon thee, and upon thy sons, and hast poured out into all these vessels, and the full ones thou dost remove.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thou shalt go in, and shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and pour out into all those vessels; and thou shalt set aside that which is full.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 2 Kings 4

  • 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
  • AG Samuel
    Our LORD is very steadfast in His character and doings that in every thing He does, Life is certain! Only for a little season debt reigned in the son of the prophets's family; only for a little while did the food in the pot remain bitter; only for a few hours did the Shunamite's son remain dead. The moment the power of God becomes active via faith in us as was seen in Elijah's, everything bows!
  • Bernard
    Why did he called him

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