2 Kings 5:3

“And she said unto her mistress, Would God my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And shee saide vnto her mistresse, Would God my lord were with the Prophet that is in Samaria, for hee would recouer him of his leprosie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

She said to her mistress, "I wish that my master were with the prophet who is in Samaria! Then he would cure him of his leprosy."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And she said unto her mistress, Would that my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! then would he recover him of his leprosy.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And she said to her master's wife, If only my lord would go to the prophet in Samaria, he would make him well.
- Basic English Bible

And she said to her mistress, Oh, would that my lord were before the prophet that is in Samaria! then he would cure him of his leprosy.
- Darby Bible

And she said to her mistress, I would that my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy.
- Webster's Bible

She said to her mistress, "I wish that my lord were with the prophet who is in Samaria! Then he would heal him of his leprosy."
- World English Bible

and she saith unto her mistress, `O that my lord [were] before the prophet who [is] in Samaria; then he doth recover him from his leprosy.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And she said unto her mistress: 'Would that my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! then would he recover him of his leprosy.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 2 Kings 5:3

  • I really admire the courage this little girl had to stand up and express her faith in Jehovah. She must have heard about all the past miracles of Jehovah and this helped to strengthen her faith.
  • Gray Mnunkha for verse 3
    Faith of the young girl and courage though in foreign land she could not keep quit of Her God of Israel

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