2 Kings 6:18

“And when they came down to him, Elisha prayed unto the LORD, and said, Smite this people, I pray thee, with blindness. And he smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when they came downe to him, Elisha prayed vnto the Lord, and said, Smite this people, I pray thee, with blindnesse. And hee smote them with blindnesse, according to the word of Elisha.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they came down to him, Elisha prayed to the LORD and said, "Strike this people with blindness, I pray. So He struck them with blindness according to the word of Elisha."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they came down to him, Elisha prayed unto Jehovah, and said, Smite this people, I pray thee, with blindness. And he smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now when the Aramaeans came down to Elisha, he made a prayer to the Lord saying, Lord, make this people blind. And he made them blind at Elisha's request.
- Basic English Bible

And they came down to him; and Elisha prayed to Jehovah and said, Smite this nation, I pray thee, with blindness. And he smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.
- Darby Bible

And when they came down to him, Elisha prayed to the LORD, and said, Smite this people, I pray thee, with blindness. And he smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.
- Webster's Bible

When they came down to him, Elisha prayed to Yahweh, and said, "Please strike this people with blindness." He struck them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.
- World English Bible

And they come down unto it, and Elisha prayeth unto Jehovah, and saith, `Smite, I pray Thee, this nation with blindness;' and He smiteth them with blindness, according to the word of Elisha.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when they came down to him, Elisha prayed unto the LORD, and said: 'Smite this people, I pray Thee, with blindness.' And He smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for 2 Kings 6

  • Peter A. Okebukola
    God is working wonders through Elisha. He truly has double portion of his master's (Elijah) spirit.
  • Skha
    This is a powerful chapter that reveals God as our present help in times of need and ever present in our journey of life. David says the Lord sets a table for him before his enemies. This chapter illustrates victory for those who call upon the Lord against their enemies. Powerful chapter and how so perfect the bible goes in harmony from Genesis to Revelation.
  • Etim Okon Akadu
    2-KINGS CHAPTER 6 remains an extraordinary passage of the manifestation of Omnipresence in our faith .And that devine presence envelopes the entire universe at any given point in time and space .
  • Brother Stephens
    That was agreat wonderful chapter on the power of Faith, trust,holy spirit in all Trusting in the LORD.
  • Prophet John for verse 27
    Without divine breaking point from the Lord God, there is no breakthrough.....Genesis 38:28
  • P.stephen
    i wanna preach about 6:16 verse can u suggest bible verses which r support to my selected verse

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