2 Kings 4:5

“So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons, who brought the vessels to her; and she poured out.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So shee went from him, and shut the doore vpon her, & vpon her sonnes: who brought the vessels to her, and shee powred out.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So she went from him and shut the door behind her and her sons; they were bringing {the vessels} to her and she poured.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons; they brought `the vessels' to her, and she poured out.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So she went away, and when the door was shut on her and her sons, they took the vessels to her and she put oil into them.
- Basic English Bible

And she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons: they brought [the vessels] to her, and she poured out.
- Darby Bible

So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons, who brought the vessels to her; and she poured out.
- Webster's Bible

So she went from him, and shut the door on her and on her sons; they brought the containers to her, and she poured out.
- World English Bible

And she goeth from him, and shutteth the door upon her, and upon her sons; they are bringing nigh unto her, and she is pouring out,
- Youngs Literal Bible

So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons; they brought the vessels to her, and she poured out.
- 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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