King James Version
Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbours, even empty vessels; borrow not a few.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Go, borrow for thyself vessels abroad from all thy neighbours, empty vessels; let it not be few;
World English Bible
Then he said, "Go, borrow containers from of all your neighbors, even empty containers. Don't borrow just a few.
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'Go, ask for thee vessels from without, from all thy neighbours -- empty vessels -- let them not be few;
2 Kings 4:3 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
borrow not...: or, scant not
Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbors, even empty vessels; borrow not a few.2 Kings 4:3 Parallel Commentaries
Now, let every mother and father here present know assuredly that it is well with the child, if God hath taken it away from you in its infant days. You never heard its declaration of faith--it was not capable of such a thing--it was not baptized into the Lord Jesus Christ, not buried with him in baptism; it was not capable of giving that "answer of a good conscience towards God;" nevertheless, you may rest assured that it is well with the child, well in a higher and a better sense than it is well …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 7: 1861
That the Grace of Devotion is Acquired by Humility and Self-Denial
Extracts No. Ix.
Synagogues: their Origin, Structure and Outward Arrangements
2 Kings 4:2
And Elisha said unto her, What shall I do for thee? tell me, what hast thou in the house? And she said, Thine handmaid hath not any thing in the house, save a pot of oil.
2 Kings 4:4
And when thou art come in, thou shalt shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and shalt pour out into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that which is full.
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