2 Kings 2:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
And it cameוַיְהִ֗י
(vay·hi)
1961: to fall out, come to pass, become, bea prim. root
about when the LORDיְהוָה֙
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
was about to takeבְּהַעֲלֹ֤ות
(be·ha·'a·lo·vt)
5927: to go up, ascend, climba prim. root
up Elijahאֵ֣לִיָּ֔הוּ
(e·li·ya·hu,)
452: "Yah is God," a well-known prophet of Isr., also three other Isr.from el and Yah
by a whirlwindבַּֽסְעָרָ֖ה
(bas·'a·rah)
5591b: a tempest, storm windfrom saar
to heaven,הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם
(ha·sha·ma·yim;)
8064: heaven, skyfrom an unused word
that Elijahאֵלִיָּ֛הוּ
(e·li·ya·hu)
452: "Yah is God," a well-known prophet of Isr., also three other Isr.from el and Yah
wentוַיֵּ֧לֶךְ
(vai·ye·lech)
1980: to go, come, walka prim. root
with Elishaוֶאֱלִישָׁ֖ע
(ve·'e·li·sha)
477: "God is salvation," a well-known Isr. prophetcontr. from Elishua
from Gilgal.הַגִּלְגָּֽל׃
(hag·gil·gal.)
1537: "circle (of stones)," the name of several places in Pal.from the same as gilgal









KJV Lexicon
And it came to pass when the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
would take up
`alah  (aw-law')
to ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative (as follow)
Elijah
'Eliyah  (ay-lee-yaw')
God of Jehovah; Elijah, the name of the famous prophet and of two other Israelites -- Elijah, Eliah.
into heaven
shamayim  (shaw-mah'-yim)
air, astrologer, heaven(-s).
by a whirlwind
ca`ar  (sah'-ar)
a hurricane -- storm(-y), tempest, whirlwind.
that Elijah
'Eliyah  (ay-lee-yaw')
God of Jehovah; Elijah, the name of the famous prophet and of two other Israelites -- Elijah, Eliah.
went
yalak  (yaw-lak')
to walk; causatively, to carry (in various senses)
with Elisha
'Eliysha`  (el-ee-shaw')
Elisha, the famous prophet -- Elisha.
from Gilgal
Gilgal  (ghil-gawl')
Gilgal, the name of three places in Palestine -- Gilgal.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
And it came about when the LORD was about to take up Elijah by a whirlwind to heaven, that Elijah went with Elisha from Gilgal.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when the LORD would take up Elijah into heaven by a whirlwind, that Elijah went with Elisha from Gilgal.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The time had come for the LORD to take Elijah up to heaven in a whirlwind. Elijah and Elisha were traveling from Gilgal,

International Standard Version
As the time drew near when the LORD was about to take Elijah to heaven in a wind storm, Elijah and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal.

NET Bible
Just before the LORD took Elijah up to heaven in a windstorm, Elijah and Elisha were traveling from Gilgal.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the LORD was going to take Elijah to heaven in a windstorm, Elijah and Elisha left Gilgal.

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass, when the LORD would take up Elijah into heaven by a whirlwind, that Elijah went with Elisha from Gilgal.
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