2 Kings 4:32
New International Version
When Elisha reached the house, there was the boy lying dead on his couch.

New Living Translation
When Elisha arrived, the child was indeed dead, lying there on the prophet’s bed.

English Standard Version
When Elisha came into the house, he saw the child lying dead on his bed.

Berean Study Bible
When Elisha reached the house, there was the boy lying dead on his bed.

King James Bible
And when Elisha was come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and laid upon his bed.

New King James Version
When Elisha came into the house, there was the child, lying dead on his bed.

New American Standard Bible
When Elisha entered the house, behold the boy was dead, laid on his bed.

NASB 1995
When Elisha came into the house, behold the lad was dead and laid on his bed.

NASB 1977
When Elisha came into the house, behold the lad was dead and laid on his bed.

Amplified Bible
When Elisha came into the house, the child was dead and lying on his bed.

Christian Standard Bible
When Elisha got to the house, he discovered the boy lying dead on his bed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Elisha got to the house, he discovered the boy lying dead on his bed.

American Standard Version
And when Elisha was come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and laid upon his bed.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Elisha came to the house and he saw, and behold, the boy was dead and lying on his bed.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Elisaie went into the house, and, behold, the dead child was laid upon his bed.

Contemporary English Version
Elisha arrived at the woman's house and went straight to his room, where he saw the boy's body on his bed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Eliseus therefore went into the house, and behold the child lay dead on his bed.

English Revised Version
And when Elisha was come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and laid upon his bed.

Good News Translation
When Elisha arrived, he went alone into the room and saw the boy lying dead on the bed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When Elisha came to the house, the dead boy was lying on Elisha's bed.

International Standard Version
When Elisha entered the house, there was the youngster, dead and laid out on Elisha's bed!

JPS Tanakh 1917
And when Elisha was come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and laid upon his bed.

Literal Standard Version
And Elisha comes into the house, and behold, the youth is dead, laid on his bed,

NET Bible
When Elisha arrived at the house, there was the child lying dead on his bed.

New Heart English Bible
When Elisha had come into the house, look, the child was dead, and lay on his bed.

World English Bible
When Elisha had come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and laid on his bed.

Young's Literal Translation
And Elisha cometh in to the house, and lo, the youth is dead, laid on his bed,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elisha Raises the Shunammite's Son
31Gehazi went on ahead of them and laid the staff on the boy’s face, but there was no sound or response. So he went back to meet Elisha and told him, “The boy has not awakened.” 32When Elisha reached the house, there was the boy lying dead on his bed. 33So he went in, closed the door behind the two of them, and prayed to the LORD.…

Cross References
2 Kings 4:21
And she went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God. Then she shut the door and went out.

2 Kings 4:31
Gehazi went on ahead of them and laid the staff on the boy's face, but there was no sound or response. So he went back to meet Elisha and told him, "The boy has not awakened."

2 Kings 4:33
So he went in, closed the door behind the two of them, and prayed to the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

And when Elisha was come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and laid on his bed.

the child

1 Kings 17:17
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.

Luke 8:52,53
And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth…

John 11:17
Then when Jesus came, he found that he had lain in the grave four days already.









Verse 32. - And when Elisha was come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and laid upon his bed (comp. ver. 21). The child remained where his mother had laid him.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

reached
וַיָּבֹ֥א (way·yā·ḇō)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

the house,
הַבָּ֑יְתָה (hab·bā·yə·ṯāh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

there was
וְהִנֵּ֤ה (wə·hin·nêh)
Conjunctive waw | Interjection
Strong's 2009: Lo! behold!

the boy
הַנַּ֙עַר֙ (han·na·‘ar)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

lying
מֻשְׁכָּ֖ב (muš·kāḇ)
Verb - Hofal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7901: To lie down

dead
מֵ֔ת (mêṯ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill

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

his bed.
מִטָּתֽוֹ׃ (miṭ·ṭā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4296: A bed, for, sleeping, eating, a sofa, litter, bier


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