2 Kings 4:5
New International Version
She left him and shut the door behind her and her sons. They brought the jars to her and she kept pouring.

New Living Translation
So she did as she was told. Her sons kept bringing jars to her, and she filled one after another.

English Standard Version
So she went from him and shut the door behind herself and her sons. And as she poured they brought the vessels to her.

Berean Study Bible
So she left him, and after she had shut the door behind her and her sons, they kept bringing jars to her, and she kept pouring.

King James Bible
So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons, who brought the vessels to her; and she poured out.

New King James Version
So she went from him and shut the door behind her and her sons, who brought the vessels to her; and she poured it out.

New American Standard Bible
So she left him and shut the door behind her and her sons; they began bringing the containers to her, and she poured the oil.

NASB 1995
So she went from him and shut the door behind her and her sons; they were bringing the vessels to her and she poured.

NASB 1977
So she went from him and shut the door behind her and her sons; they were bringing the vessels to her and she poured.

Amplified Bible
So she left him and shut the door behind her and her sons; they were bringing her the containers as she poured [the oil].

Christian Standard Bible
So she left. After she had shut the door behind her and her sons, they kept bringing her containers, and she kept pouring.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So she left. After she had shut the door behind her and her sons, they kept bringing her containers, and she kept pouring.

American Standard Version
So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons; they brought the vessels to her, and she poured out.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And she went from his presence and she entered and she shut the door on her person and on the persons of her sons who had been bringing those things to her, and she poured it out.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And she departed from him, and shut the door upon herself and upon her sons: they brought the vessels near to her, and she poured in until the vessels were filled.

Contemporary English Version
The woman left. Later, when she and her sons were back inside their house, the two sons brought her the jars, and she began filling them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So the woman went, and shut the door upon her, and upon her sons: they brought her the vessels, and she poured in.

English Revised Version
So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons; they brought the vessels to her, and she poured out.

Good News Translation
So the woman went into her house with her sons, closed the door, took the small jar of olive oil, and poured oil into the jars as her sons brought them to her.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So she left him and closed the door behind her and her children. The children kept bringing containers to her, and she kept pouring.

International Standard Version
So she left Elisha, shut the door behind her and her children, and while they kept on bringing vessels to her, she kept on pouring oil.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons; they brought the vessels to her, and she poured out.

Literal Standard Version
And she goes from him, and shuts the door on her, and on her sons; they are bringing [them] near to her, and she is pouring [it] out,

NET Bible
So she left him and closed the door behind her and her sons. As they were bringing the containers to her, she was pouring the olive oil.

New Heart English Bible
So she went from him, and shut the door on her and on her sons; they brought the containers to her, and she poured out.

World English Bible
So she went from him, and shut the door on her and on her sons; they brought the containers to her, and she poured out.

Young's Literal Translation
And she goeth from him, and shutteth the door upon her, and upon her sons; they are bringing nigh unto her, and she is pouring out,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Widow's Oil
4Then go inside, shut the door behind you and your sons, and pour oil into all these jars, setting the full ones aside.” 5So she left him, and after she had shut the door behind her and her sons, they kept bringing jars to her, and she kept pouring. 6When all the jars were full, she said to her son, “Bring me another.” But he replied, “There are no more jars.” Then the oil stopped flowing.…

Cross References
2 Kings 4:4
Then go inside, shut the door behind you and your sons, and pour oil into all these jars, setting the full ones aside."

2 Kings 4:6
When all the jars were full, she said to her son, "Bring me another." But he replied, "There are no more jars." Then the oil stopped flowing.


Treasury of Scripture

So she went from him, and shut the door on her and on her sons, who brought the vessels to her; and she poured out.

she went

2 Kings 5:11
But Naaman was wroth, and went away, and said, Behold, I thought, He will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of the LORD his God, and strike his hand over the place, and recover the leper.

1 Kings 17:15,16
And she went and did according to the saying of Elijah: and she, and he, and her house, did eat many days…

Luke 1:45
And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord.









(5) From him.--M?'itto, the correct form. (Comp. 2Kings 3:11.)

Who brought . . . poured out.--There should be a semicolon at "sons." The rest is literally, They were bringing to her, and she was pouring continually (m?yacceqeth, only here). She did not leave her pouring. The story is evidently abridged in this verse.

Verse 5. - So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons - i.e. obeyed exactly the prophet's orders - who brought the vessels to her; and she poured out; literally, they bringing the vessels to her, and she pouring out. The modus operandi had been left to the woman and her sons, and was thus arranged and ordered, so that there was no confusion nor hurry.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So she left
וַתֵּ֙לֶךְ֙ (wat·tê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

him,
מֵֽאִתּ֔וֹ (mê·’it·tōw)
Preposition-m | Direct object marker | third person masculine singular
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

and after she had shut
וַתִּסְגֹּ֣ר (wat·tis·gōr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5462: To shut up, to surrender

the door
הַדֶּ֔לֶת (had·de·leṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1817: Something swinging, the valve of a, door

behind her
בַּעֲדָ֖הּ (ba·‘ă·ḏāh)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's 1157: In up to, over against, at, beside, among, behind, for

and
וּבְעַ֣ד (ū·ḇə·‘aḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 1157: In up to, over against, at, beside, among, behind, for

her sons,
בָּנֶ֑יהָ (bā·ne·hā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

they
הֵ֛ם (hêm)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

kept bringing [jars]
מַגִּשִׁ֥ים (mag·gi·šîm)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 5066: To draw near, approach

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

and she
וְהִ֥יא (wə·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

kept pouring.
מוֹצָֽקֶת׃ (mō·w·ṣā·qeṯ)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - feminine singular
Strong's 3332: To pour out, to melt, cast as metal, to place firmly, to stiffen, grow hard


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