2 Kings 6:29

“So we boiled my son, and did eat him: and I said unto her on the next day, Give thy son, that we may eat him: and she hath hid her son.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So we boyled my sonne, and did eate him: and I saide vnto her on the next day, Giue thy sonne, that we may eate him: and she hath hid her sonne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So we boiled my son and ate him; and I said to her on the next day, 'Give your son, that we may eat him'; but she has hidden her son."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So we boiled my son, and did eat him: and I said unto her on the next day, Give thy son, that we may eat him; and she hath hid her son.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So, boiling my son, we had a meal of him; and on the day after I said to her, Now give your son for our food; but she has put her son in a secret place.
- Basic English Bible

And we boiled my son, and ate him: and I said to her on the next day, Give thy son, that we may eat him; and she has hidden her son.
- Darby Bible

So we boiled my son, and ate him: and I said to her on the next day, Give thy son, that we may eat him: and she hath hid her son.
- Webster's Bible

So we boiled my son, and ate him: and I said to her on the next day, 'Give your son, that we may eat him;' and she has hidden her son."
- World English Bible

and we boil my son and eat him, and I say unto her on the next day, Give thy son, and we eat him; and she hideth her son.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

So we boiled my son, and did eat him; and I said unto her on the next day: Give thy son, that we may eat him; and she hath hid her son.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 6:29


6:29 We boiled - A dreadful judgment threatened to them in case of their apostacy, #Deut 28:56|,57, in which they were now deeply plunged.


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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