1 Kings 17:17
New International Version
Some time later the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. He grew worse and worse, and finally stopped breathing.

New Living Translation
Some time later the woman’s son became sick. He grew worse and worse, and finally he died.

English Standard Version
After this the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became ill. And his illness was so severe that there was no breath left in him.

Berean Study Bible
Later, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill, and his sickness grew worse and worse, until no breath remained in him.

King James Bible
And it came to pass after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; and his sickness was so sore, that there was no breath left in him.

New King James Version
Now it happened after these things that the son of the woman who owned the house became sick. And his sickness was so serious that there was no breath left in him.

New American Standard Bible
Now it happened after these things that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became sick; and his condition became very grave, until at the end he was no longer breathing.

NASB 1995
Now it came about after these things that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became sick; and his sickness was so severe that there was no breath left in him.

NASB 1977
Now it came about after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became sick; and his sickness was so severe, that there was no breath left in him.

Amplified Bible
It happened after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became sick; and his illness was so severe that there was no breath left in him.

Christian Standard Bible
After this, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. His illness got worse until he stopped breathing.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After this, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. His illness became very severe until no breath remained in him.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; and his sickness was so sore, that there was no breath left in him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And after these matters the son of the woman, the Mistress of the house, became ill and his illness was very severe, until no breath was left in him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass afterward, that the son of the woman the mistress of the house was sick; and his sickness was very severe, until there was no breath left in him.

Contemporary English Version
Several days later, the son of the woman who owned the house got sick, and he kept getting worse, until finally he died.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it came to pass after this that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick, and the sickness was very grievous, so that there was no breath left in him.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; and his sickness was so sore, that there was no breath left in him.

Good News Translation
Some time later the widow's son got sick; he got worse and worse, and finally he died.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Afterwards, the son of the woman who owned the house got sick. He got so sick that finally no life was left in him.

International Standard Version
Sometime later, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. In fact, his illness became so severe that he died.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; and his sickness was so sore, that there was no breath left in him.

Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass, after these things, the son of the woman, mistress of the house, has been sick, and his sickness is very severe until no breath has been left in him.

NET Bible
After this the son of the woman who owned the house got sick. His illness was so severe he could no longer breathe.

New Heart English Bible
It happened after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick. And his illness was so severe that there was no breath left in him.

World English Bible
It happened after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; and his sickness was so severe, that there was no breath left in him.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, after these things, the son of the woman, mistress of the house, hath been sick, and his sickness is very severe till that no breath hath been left in him.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elijah Raises the Widow's Son
17 Later, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill, and his sickness grew worse and worse, until no breath remained in him. 18“O man of God,” said the woman to Elijah, “what have you done to me? Have you come to remind me of my iniquity and cause the death of my son?”…

Cross References
1 Kings 17:16
The jar of flour was not exhausted and the jug of oil did not run dry, according to the word that the LORD had spoken through Elijah.

1 Kings 17:18
"O man of God," said the woman to Elijah, "what have you done to me? Have you come to remind me of my iniquity and cause the death of my son?"


Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; and his sickness was so sore, that there was no breath left in him.

A.

Genesis 22:1,2
And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am

2 Kings 4:18-20
And when the child was grown, it fell on a day, that he went out to his father to the reapers…

Zechariah 12:10
And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.

that there was

Job 12:10
In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.

Job 34:14
If he set his heart upon man, if he gather unto himself his spirit and his breath;

Psalm 104:29
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.









Verse 17. - And it came to pass after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; and his sickness was so sore, that there was no breath left in him. [Does this mean that he was dead? Keil thinks it perfectly clear that it does. Bahr is as firmly persuaded that it does not. He justly remarks

(1) that the same expression occurs in Daniel 10:17 (cf. 1 Kings 10:5) where it does not imply death.

(2) That as the text does not say, "and he died," we must conclude that it did not mean to say it.

(3) Verses 18, 20 do not necessitate the belief that he was dead (see below). . . .

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Later,
אַחַר֙ (’a·ḥar)
Adverb
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

the son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of the woman
הָאִשָּׁ֖ה (hā·’iš·šāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

who owned
בַּעֲלַ֣ת (ba·‘ă·laṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 1172: A mistress

the house
הַבָּ֑יִת (hab·bā·yiṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

became ill,
חָלָ֕ה (ḥā·lāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2470: To be weak or sick

and his sickness
חָלְיוֹ֙ (ḥā·lə·yōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2483: Malady, anxiety, calamity

grew
וַיְהִ֗י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

severe,
חָזָ֣ק (ḥā·zāq)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2389: Strong, stout, mighty

until
עַ֛ד (‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

no
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

breath
נְשָׁמָֽה׃ (nə·šā·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5397: A puff, wind, angry, vital breath, divine inspiration, intellect, an animal

remained
נֽוֹתְרָה־ (nō·wṯ·rāh-)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3498: To jut over, exceed, to excel, to remain, be left, to leave, cause to abound, preserve

in him.
בּ֖וֹ (bōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew


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