2 Kings 6:6

“And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither; and the iron did swim.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the man of God said, Where fell it? and hee shewed him the place: and he cut downe a sticke, and cast it in thither, and the yron did swimme.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the man of God said, "Where did it fall? And when he showed him the place, he cut off a stick and threw {it} in there, and made the iron float."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he showed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither, and made the iron to swim.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the man of God said, Where did it go in? and when he saw the place where it had gone into the water, cutting a stick, he put it into the water, and the iron came up to the top of the water.
- Basic English Bible

And the man of God said, Where did it fall? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither, and made the iron to swim.
- Darby Bible

And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he showed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither; and the iron floated.
- Webster's Bible

The man of God asked, "Where did it fall?" He showed him the place. He cut down a stick, threw it in there, and made the iron float.
- World English Bible

And the man of God saith, `Whither hath it fallen?' and he sheweth him the place, and he cutteth a stick, and casteth thither, and causeth the iron to swim,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the man of God said: 'Where fell it?' And he showed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither, and made the iron to swim.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 2 Kings 6:6

  • Cyrus muchangi for verse 6
    This tells us that we should focus everything to the lord our God.
  • First of all the axhead was borrowed and it also was an expensive tool.So he would have felt very distreede over the matter knowing that it was his responsibilty to return the item.Elisha the prophet a man of God knew that prayer and the action the Lord would have given him therefore knew how to act upon the situation.A miracle came forth.So when one has faith and steps out in that faith they know that they are assured the promise of a Miracle.
  • ENEJO DANIEL for verse 6
    I thank God for his grace upon your life, for this mighty work you are doing. May God be with you all. Amen. Pls sir, I want to know more about the word of GOD. Thanks & remain bless.

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