2 Kings 6:4
New International Version
And he went with them. They went to the Jordan and began to cut down trees.

New Living Translation
So he went with them. When they arrived at the Jordan, they began cutting down trees.

English Standard Version
So he went with them. And when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees.

Berean Study Bible
So Elisha went with them, and when they came to the Jordan, they began to cut down some trees.

King James Bible
So he went with them. And when they came to Jordan, they cut down wood.

New King James Version
So he went with them. And when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees.

New American Standard Bible
So he went with them; and when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees.

NASB 1995
So he went with them; and when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees.

NASB 1977
So he went with them; and when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees.

Amplified Bible
So he went with them; and when they came to the Jordan, they cut down [some of] the trees.

Christian Standard Bible
So he went with them, and when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So he went with them, and when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees.

American Standard Version
So he went with them. And when they came to the Jordan, they cut down wood.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he went on with them, and they came to the Jordan and they cut trees.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he went with them, and they came to Jordan, and began to cut down wood.

Contemporary English Version
and he left with them. They went to the Jordan River and began chopping down trees.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So he went with them. And when they were come to the Jordan they cut down wood.

English Revised Version
So he went with them. And when they came to Jordan, they cut down wood.

Good News Translation
and they set out together. When they arrived at the Jordan, they began to work.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So he went with them. They came to the Jordan River and began to cut down trees.

International Standard Version
So he accompanied them, and when they came to the Jordan River, they cut down some trees.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So he went with them. And when they came to the Jordan, they cut down wood.

Literal Standard Version
And he goes with them, and they come to the Jordan, and cut down the trees,

NET Bible
So he went with them. When they arrived at the Jordan, they started cutting down trees.

New Heart English Bible
So he went with them. When they came to the Jordan, they cut down wood.

World English Bible
So he went with them. When they came to the Jordan, they cut down wood.

Young's Literal Translation
And he goeth with them, and they come in to the Jordan, and cut down the trees,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Axhead Floats
3Then one of them said, “Please come with your servants.” “I will come,” he replied. 4So Elisha went with them, and when they came to the Jordan, they began to cut down some trees. 5As one of them was cutting down a tree, the iron axe head fell into the water. “Oh, my master,” he cried out, “it was borrowed!”…

Cross References
2 Kings 6:3
Then one of them said, "Please come with your servants." "I will come," he replied.

2 Kings 6:5
As one of them was cutting down a tree, the iron axe head fell into the water. "Oh, my master," he cried out, "it was borrowed!"


Treasury of Scripture

So he went with them. And when they came to Jordan, they cut down wood.

they cut down wood

Deuteronomy 19:5
As when a man goeth into the wood with his neighbour to hew wood, and his hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head slippeth from the helve, and lighteth upon his neighbour, that he die; he shall flee unto one of those cities, and live:

Deuteronomy 29:11
Your little ones, your wives, and thy stranger that is in thy camp, from the hewer of thy wood unto the drawer of thy water:









(4) Wood.--Heb., the timber: scil., which they required.

Verse 4. - So he went with them. And when they came to Jordan - i.e. to the river-bank - they cut down wood. They set to work, each felling his tree, and fashioning it into a rough beam.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So [Elisha] went
וַיֵּ֖לֶךְ (way·yê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

with them,
אִתָּ֑ם (’it·tām)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

and when they came
וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ (way·yā·ḇō·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to the Jordan,
הַיַּרְדֵּ֔נָה (hay·yar·dê·nāh)
Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3383: Jordan -- the principal river of Palestine

they began to cut down
וַֽיִּגְזְר֖וּ (way·yiḡ·zə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1504: To cut down, off, to destroy, divide, exclude, decide

some trees.
הָעֵצִֽים׃ (hā·‘ê·ṣîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 6086: Tree, trees, wood


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