2 Kings 6:28
Good News Translation
What's your trouble?" She answered, "The other day this woman here suggested that we eat my child, and then eat her child the next day.

Contemporary English Version
Then he asked, "What's the matter anyway?" The woman answered, "Another woman and I were so hungry that we agreed to eat our sons. She said if we ate my son one day, we could eat hers the next day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
This woman said to me: Give thy son, that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

This woman said to me: Give thy son, that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.

What aileth thee

Genesis 21:17 And God heard the voice of the boy: and an angel of God called to Agar from heaven, saying: What art thou doing, Agar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the boy, from the place wherein he is.

Judges 18:23 And began to shout out after them. They looked back, and said to Michas: What aileth thee? Why dost thou cry?

1 Samuel 1:8 Then Elcana, her husband, said to her: Anna, why weepest thou? and why dost thou not eat? and why dost thou afflict thy heart? Am not I better to thee than ten children?

2 Samuel 14:5 And the king said to her: What is the matter with thee? She answered: Alas, I am a widow woman: for my husband is dead.

Psalm 114:5 What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou didst flee: and thou, O Jordan, that thou wast turned back?

Isaiah 22:1 The burden of the valley of vision. What aileth thee also, that thou too art wholly gone up to the housetops?

Give thy son

Leviticus 26:29 So that you shall eat the flesh of your sons and of your daughters.

Deuteronomy 28:53-57 And thou shalt eat the fruit of thy womb, and the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the Lord thy God shall give thee, in the distress and extremity wherewith thy enemy shall oppress thee. . . .

Isaiah 9:20,21 And he shall turn to the right hand, and shall be hungry: and shall eat on the left hand, and shall not be filled: every one shall eat the flesh of his own arm: Manasses Ephraim, and Ephraim Manasses, and they together shall be against Juda. . . .

Isaiah 49:15 Can a woman forget her infant, so as not to have pity on the son of her womb? and if she should forget, yet will not I forget thee.

Lamentations 4:10 Jod. The hands of the pitiful women have sodden their own children: they were their meat in the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Ezekiel 5:10 Therefore the fathers shall eat the sons in the midst of thee, and the sons shall eat their fathers: and I will execute judgments in thee, and I will scatter thy whole remnant into every wind.

Matthew 24:18-21 And he that is in the field, let him not go back to take his coat. . . .

Luke 23:29 For behold, the days shall come, wherein they will say: Blessed are the barren and the wombs that have not borne and the paps that have not given suck.

Context
The Siege and Famine of Samaria
27And he said: If the Lord doth not save thee, how can I save thee? out of the barnfloor, or out of the winepress? And the king said to her: What aileth thee? And she answered: 28This woman said to me: Give thy son, that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.29So we boiled my son, and ate him. And I said to her on the next day: Give thy son, that we may eat him. And she hath hid her son.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:53
And thou shalt eat the fruit of thy womb, and the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the Lord thy God shall give thee, in the distress and extremity wherewith thy enemy shall oppress thee.

Deuteronomy 28:57
And the filth of the afterbirths, that come forth from between her thighs, and the children that are born the same hour. For they shall eat them secretly for the want of all things, in the siege and distress, wherewith thy enemy shall oppress thee within thy gates.

Judges 18:23
And began to shout out after them. They looked back, and said to Michas: What aileth thee? Why dost thou cry?

2 Kings 6:27
And he said: If the Lord doth not save thee, how can I save thee? out of the barnfloor, or out of the winepress? And the king said to her: What aileth thee? And she answered:

Additional Translations
Then the king asked her, “What is the matter?” And she answered, “This woman said to me, ‘Give up your son, and we will eat him today, and tomorrow we will eat my son.’And the king said to her, What ails you? And she answered, This woman said to me, Give your son, that we may eat him to day, and we will eat my son to morrow.

And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.

And the king said to her, What is the matter with thee? And the woman said to him, This woman said to me, Give thy son, and we will eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.

And the king said to her, What aileth thee? And she said, This woman said to me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.

And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.

And the king said to her, What aileth thee? and she answered, This woman said to me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.

The king said to her, "What ails you?" She answered, "This woman said to me, 'Give your son, that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.'

And the king saith to her, 'What -- to thee?' and she saith, 'This woman said unto me, Give thy son, and we eat him to-day, and my son we eat to-morrow;
Jump to Previous
Aileth Ails Eat Give Matter Morrow Today To-Day Tomorrow To-Morrow Trouble Troubling What's
Jump to Next
Aileth Ails Eat Give Matter Morrow Today To-Day Tomorrow To-Morrow Trouble Troubling What's
Links
2 Kings 6:28 NIV
2 Kings 6:28 NLT
2 Kings 6:28 ESV
2 Kings 6:28 NASB
2 Kings 6:28 KJV

2 Kings 6:28 Bible Apps
2 Kings 6:28 Biblia Paralela
2 Kings 6:28 Chinese Bible
2 Kings 6:28 French Bible
2 Kings 6:28 German Bible

Alphabetical: and answered asked eat Give he her him is king matter may me my said She so son son' that the Then This to today tomorrow tomorrow' up we we'll What What's will with woman you your

OT History: 2 Kings 6:28 The king said to her What ails (2Ki iiKi ii ki 2 kg 2kg) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

2 Kings 6:27
Top of Page
Top of Page