2 Kings 6:5

“But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas, master! for it was borrowed.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But as one was felling a beame, the axe head fell into the water: and hee cryed, and sayd, Alas master, for it was borrowed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water; and he cried out and said, "Alas, my master! For it was borrowed."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But as one was felling a beam, the axe-head fell into the water; and he cried, and said, Alas, my master! for it was borrowed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But one of them, while cutting a board, let the head of his axe go into the water; and he gave a cry, and said, This is a bad business, my master, for it is another's.
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass as one was felling a beam, that the iron fell into the water; and he cried and said, Alas, master, and it was borrowed!
- Darby Bible

But as one was felling a beam, the ax head fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas, master! for it was borrowed.
- Webster's Bible

But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water. Then he cried, and said, "Alas, my master! For it was borrowed."
- World English Bible

and it cometh to pass, the one is felling the beam, and the iron hath fallen into the water, and he crieth and saith, `Alas! my lord, and it asked!'
- Youngs Literal Bible

But as one was felling a beam, the axe-head fell into the water; and he cried, and said: 'Alas, my master! for it was borrowed.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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