2 Kings 4:17
New International Version
But the woman became pregnant, and the next year about that same time she gave birth to a son, just as Elisha had told her.

New Living Translation
But sure enough, the woman soon became pregnant. And at that time the following year she had a son, just as Elisha had said.

English Standard Version
But the woman conceived, and she bore a son about that time the following spring, as Elisha had said to her.

Berean Study Bible
But the woman did conceive, and at that time the next year she gave birth to a son, just as Elisha had told her.

King James Bible
And the woman conceived, and bare a son at that season that Elisha had said unto her, according to the time of life.

New King James Version
But the woman conceived, and bore a son when the appointed time had come, of which Elisha had told her.

New American Standard Bible
Now the woman conceived and gave birth to a son at that season the next year, as Elisha had told her.

NASB 1995
The woman conceived and bore a son at that season the next year, as Elisha had said to her.

NASB 1977
And the woman conceived and bore a son at that season the next year, as Elisha had said to her.

Amplified Bible
But the woman conceived and gave birth to a son at that season the next year, just as Elisha had said to her.

Christian Standard Bible
The woman conceived and gave birth to a son at the same time the following year, as Elisha had promised her.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The woman conceived and gave birth to a son at the same time the following year, as Elisha had promised her.

American Standard Version
And the woman conceived, and bare a son at that season, when the time came round, as Elisha had said unto her.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the woman conceived and she bore a son at this time, as she lived, just as Elisha said to her.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the woman conceived, and bore a son at the very time, as the season was, being alive, as Elisaie said to her.

Contemporary English Version
But a few months later, the woman got pregnant. She gave birth to a son, just as Elisha had promised.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the woman conceived, and brought forth a son in the time, and at the same hour, that Eliseus had said.

English Revised Version
And the woman conceived, and bare a son at that season, when the time came round, as Elisha had said unto her.

Good News Translation
But, as Elisha had said, at about that time the following year she gave birth to a son.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But the woman became pregnant and had a son at that time next year, as Elisha had told her.

International Standard Version
But the woman did conceive and did bear a son at that very same time the next year, just as Elisha had told her.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the woman conceived, and bore a son at that season, when the time came round, as Elisha had said unto her.

Literal Standard Version
And the woman conceives and bears a son, at this season, according to the time of life that Elisha spoke of to her.

NET Bible
The woman did conceive, and at the specified time the next year she gave birth to a son, just as Elisha had told her.

New Heart English Bible
The woman conceived, and bore a son at that season, when the time came around, as Elisha had said to her.

World English Bible
The woman conceived, and bore a son at that season, when the time came around, as Elisha had said to her.

Young's Literal Translation
And the woman conceiveth and beareth a son, at this season, according to the time of life, that Elisha spake of unto her.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Shunammite Woman
16And Elisha declared, “At this time next year, you will hold a son in your arms.” “No, my lord,” she said. “Do not lie to your maidservant, O man of God.” 17But the woman did conceive, and at that time the next year she gave birth to a son, just as Elisha had told her.

Cross References
2 Kings 4:16
And Elisha declared, "At this time next year, you will hold a son in your arms." "No, my lord," she said. "Do not lie to your maidservant, O man of God."

2 Kings 4:18
And the child grew, and one day he went out to his father, who was with the harvesters.


Treasury of Scripture

And the woman conceived, and bore a son at that season that Elisha had said to her, according to the time of life.

Genesis 21:1
And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.

1 Samuel 1:19,20
And they rose up in the morning early, and worshipped before the LORD, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah: and Elkanah knew Hannah his wife; and the LORD remembered her…

Psalm 113:9
He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.









(17) And the woman conceived.--Comp. with this verse Genesis 21:2.

Said.--Promised.

According to the time of life.--See Note on 2Kings 4:16.

Verse 17. - And the woman conceived, and bare a son at that season that Elisha had said unto her, according to the time of life; rather, as the Revised Version gives the passage, the woman conceived, and bare a son at that season, when the time came round, as Elisha had said unto her. The event was exactly as predicted; the child was born at the same season of the ensuing year.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

did conceive,
וַתַּ֥הַר (wat·ta·har)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 2029: To conceive, become pregnant

and at that
הַזֶּה֙ (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

time
לַמּוֹעֵ֤ד (lam·mō·w·‘êḏ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4150: Appointed time, place, or meeting

the next year
כָּעֵ֣ת (kā·‘êṯ)
Preposition-k, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 6256: Time, now, when

she gave birth to
וַתֵּ֣לֶד (wat·tê·leḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

a son,
בֵּ֑ן (bên)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

just as
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

Elisha
אֱלִישָֽׁע׃ (’ĕ·lî·šā‘)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 477: Elisha -- 'God is salvation', a well-known Israelite prophet

had told
דִּבֶּ֥ר (dib·ber)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

her.
אֵלֶ֖יהָ (’ê·le·hā)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to


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