2 Kings 4:21
New International Version
She went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, then shut the door and went out.

New Living Translation
She carried him up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, then shut the door and left him there.

English Standard Version
And she went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God and shut the door behind him and went out.

Berean Study Bible
And she went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God. Then she shut the door and went out.

New American Standard Bible
She went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door behind him and went out.

New King James Version
And she went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, shut the door upon him, and went out.

King James Bible
And she went up, and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door upon him, and went out.

Christian Standard Bible
She went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, shut him in, and left.

Contemporary English Version
She carried him upstairs to Elisha's room and laid him across the bed. Then she walked out and shut the door behind her.

Good News Translation
She carried him up to Elisha's room, put him on the bed and left, closing the door behind her.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then she went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, shut him in, and left.

International Standard Version
The woman went upstairs, laid him on the bed belonging to the man of God, and shut the door, leaving him behind as she left.

NET Bible
She went up and laid him down on the prophet's bed. She shut the door behind her and left.

New Heart English Bible
She went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door on him, and went out.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
She took him upstairs and laid him on the bed of the man of God, left [the room], and shut the door behind her.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And she went up, and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door upon him, and went out.

New American Standard 1977
And she went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door behind him, and went out.

King James 2000 Bible
And she went up, and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door upon him, and went out.

American King James Version
And she went up, and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door on him, and went out.

American Standard Version
And she went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door upon him, and went out.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And she carried him up and laid him on the bed of the man of god; and she shut the door upon him, and went out.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And she went up and laid him upon the bed of the man of God, and shut the door: and going out,

Darby Bible Translation
And she went up, and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut [the door] upon him, and went out.

English Revised Version
And she went up, and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door upon him, and went out.

Webster's Bible Translation
And she went up, and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door upon him, and went out.

World English Bible
She went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door on him, and went out.

Young's Literal Translation
And she goeth up, and layeth him on the bed of the man of God, and shutteth the door upon him, and goeth out,
Study Bible
Elisha Raises the Shunammite's Son
20After the servant had picked him up and carried him to his mother, the boy sat on her lap until noon, and then he died. 21And she went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God. Then she shut the door and went out. 22And the woman called her husband and said, “Please send me one of the servants and one of the donkeys, that I may go quickly to the man of God and return.”…
Cross References
2 Kings 4:7
She went and told the man of God, and he said, "Go, sell the oil and pay your debt, and you and your sons can live on the remainder."

2 Kings 4:20
After the servant had picked him up and carried him to his mother, the boy sat on her lap until noon, and then he died.

2 Kings 4:22
And the woman called her husband and said, "Please send me one of the servants and one of the donkeys, that I may go quickly to the man of God and return."

2 Kings 4:32
When Elisha reached the house, there was the boy lying dead on his bed.

Treasury of Scripture

And she went up, and laid him on the bed of the man of God, and shut the door on him, and went out.

the bed

2 Kings 4:10
Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on the wall; and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a stool, and a candlestick: and it shall be, when he cometh to us, that he shall turn in thither.

1 Kings 17:19
And he said unto her, Give me thy son. And he took him out of her bosom, and carried him up into a loft, where he abode, and laid him upon his own bed.









Lexicon
And she went up
וַתַּ֙עַל֙ (wat·ta·‘al)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5927: To ascend, in, actively

and laid
וַתַּשְׁכִּבֵ֔הוּ (wat·taš·ki·ḇê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7901: To lie down

him on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the bed
מִטַּ֖ת (miṭ·ṭaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4296: A bed, for, sleeping, eating, a sofa, litter, bier

of the man
אִ֣ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

of God.
הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים (hā·’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

Then she shut [the door]
וַתִּסְגֹּ֥ר (wat·tis·gōr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5462: To shut up, to surrender

and went out.
וַתֵּצֵֽא׃ (wat·tê·ṣê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim
(21) Laid him on the bed of the man of God.--She wished to keep the death secret, and the corpse inviolate, during her intended absence.

Verse 21. - And she went up, and laid him on the bed of the man of God. One cannot be certain what thoughts were working in the poor bereaved mother's heart; but probably she entertained some vague notion that the prophet might be able to resuscitate her child, and thought that, until his presence could be obtained, the next best thing was to place the child where the prophet's presence had lately been. Elijah had placed on his own bed the child whom he restored to life (1 Kings 17:19); and the fact may have been known to the Shunammite. She certainly did not expect mere contact with the bed to resuscitate her child. And shut the door upon him. Either that the body should not be disturbed, or rather that the death should not be known. It is clear that, from whatever motive, the woman wished to conceal the death of the child until she had seen what Elisha could do for her. She neither told her husband nor the servant who accompanied her. And went out; i.e. quitted the prophet's apartment, closing the door as she quitted it.
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