2 Kings 1:4
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English Standard Version
Now therefore thus says the LORD, You shall not come down from the bed to which you have gone up, but you shall surely die.’” So Elijah went.

King James Bible
Now therefore thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.

American Standard Version
Now therefore thus saith Jehovah, Thou shalt not come down from the bed whither thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore thus saith the Lord: From the bed, on which thou art gone up, thou shalt not come down, but thou shalt surely die. And Elias went away.

English Revised Version
Now therefore thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt not come down from the bed whither thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Reign of Ahaziah of Israel. - 1 Kings 22:51. For the datum "in the seventeenth year of Jehoshaphat," see at 2 Kings 1:17.

2 Kings 1:4 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou shalt, etc. [heb] The bed whither thou art gone up, thou shalt not come down from it.

but shalt

Genesis 2:17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat of it: for in the day that you eat thereof you shall surely die.

Genesis 3:4 And the serpent said to the woman, You shall not surely die:

Numbers 26:65 For the LORD had said of them, They shall surely die in the wilderness. And there was not left a man of them...

1 Samuel 28:19 Moreover the LORD will also deliver Israel with you into the hand of the Philistines: and to morrow shall you and your sons be with me...

1 Kings 14:12 Arise you therefore, get you to your own house: and when your feet enter into the city, the child shall die.

Proverbs 11:19 As righteousness tends to life: so he that pursues evil pursues it to his own death.

Proverbs 14:32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous has hope in his death.

Ezekiel 18:4 Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sins, it shall die.

Cross References
2 Kings 1:5
The messengers returned to the king, and he said to them, "Why have you returned?"

2 Kings 1:6
And they said to him, "There came a man to meet us, and said to us, 'Go back to the king who sent you, and say to him, Thus says the LORD, Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are sending to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron? Therefore you shall not come down from the bed to which you have gone up, but you shall surely die.'"

2 Kings 1:16
and said to him, "Thus says the LORD, 'Because you have sent messengers to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron--is it because there is no God in Israel to inquire of his word?--therefore you shall not come down from the bed to which you have gone up, but you shall surely die.'"

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