2 Kings 2:16
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
They saidוַיֹּאמְר֣וּ
(vai·yo·me·ru)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
to him, "Beholdהִנֵּה־
(hin·neh-)
2009: lo! behold!prol. of hen
now,נָ֣א
(na)
4994: I (we) pray, nowa prim. particle of entreaty or exhortation
thereיֵֽשׁ־
(yesh-)
3426: being, substance, existence, isof uncertain derivation
are with your servantsעֲבָדֶיךָ֩
(a·va·dei·cha)
5650: slave, servantfrom abad
fiftyחֲמִשִּׁ֨ים
(cha·mi·shim)
2572: fiftymultiple of chamesh
strongחַ֗יִל
(cha·yil)
2428: strength, efficiency, wealth, armyfrom chul
men,אֲנָשִׁ֜ים
(a·na·shim)
376: manfrom an unused word
pleaseנָא֮
(na)
4994: I (we) pray, nowa prim. particle of entreaty or exhortation
let them goיֵ֣לְכוּ
(ye·le·chu)
1980: to go, come, walka prim. root
and searchוִיבַקְשׁ֣וּ
(vi·vak·shu)
1245: to seeka prim. root
for your master;אֲדֹנֶיךָ֒
(a·do·nei·cha)
113: lordfrom an unused word
perhapsפֶּן־
(pen-)
6435: lestof uncertain derivation
the Spiritר֣וּחַ
(ru·ach)
7307: breath, wind, spiritfrom an unused word
of the LORDיְהוָ֔ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
has takenנְשָׂאֹו֙
(ne·sa·'ov)
5375: to lift, carry, takea prim. root
him up and castוַיַּשְׁלִכֵ֙הוּ֙
(vai·yash·li·che·hu)
7993: to throw, fling, casta prim. root
him on someבְּאַחַ֣ד
(be·'a·chad)
259: onea prim. card. number
mountainהֶהָרִ֔ים
(he·ha·rim,)
2022: mountain, hill, hill countryof uncertain derivation
orאֹ֖ו
(ov)
176: ora prim. root
into someבְּאַחַ֣ת
(be·'a·chat)
259: onea prim. card. number
valley."(הַגֵּאָיֹ֑ות
(hag·ge·'a·yo·vt;)
1516: a valleyof uncertain derivation
And he said,וַיֹּ֖אמֶר
(vai·yo·mer)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
"You shall not send."תִשְׁלָֽחוּ׃
(tish·la·chu.)
7971: to senda prim. root









KJV Lexicon
And they said
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
unto him Behold now there be
yesh  (yaysh)
entity; used adverbially or as a copula for the substantive verb; there is or are
with thy servants
`ebed  (eh'-bed)
a servant -- bondage, bondman, (bond-)servant, (man-)servant.
fifty
chamishshiym  (kham-ish-sheem')
fifty -- fifty.
strong
chayil  (khah'-yil)
probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength
men
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
'enowsh  (en-oshe')
a mortal; hence, a man in general (singly or collectively)English versions, especially when used in apposition with another word.
let them go
yalak  (yaw-lak')
to walk; causatively, to carry (in various senses)
we pray thee and seek
baqash  (baw-kash')
to search out (by any method, specifically in worship or prayer); by implication, to strive after
thy master
'adown  (aw-done')
from an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, i.e. controller (human or divine) -- lord, master, owner. Compare also names beginning with Adoni-.
lest peradventure the Spirit
ruwach  (roo'-akh)
wind; by resemblance breath, i.e. a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively, life, anger, unsubstantiality; by extension, a region of the sky; by resemblance spirit, but only of a rational being
of the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
hath taken him up
nasa'  (naw-saw')
to lift, in a great variety of applications, literal and figurative, absol. and rel. (as follows)
and cast
shalak  (shaw-lak)
to throw out, down or away -- adventure, cast (away, down, forth, off, out), hurl, pluck, throw.
him upon some
'echad  (ekh-awd')
united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first
mountain
har  (har)
a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) -- hill (country), mount(-ain), promotion.
or into some
'echad  (ekh-awd')
united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first
valley
gay'  (gah'-ee)
a gorge (from its lofty sides; hence, narrow, but not a gully or winter-torrent) -- valley.
And he said
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
Ye shall not send
shalach  (shaw-lakh')
to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications)
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
They said to him, "Behold now, there are with your servants fifty strong men, please let them go and search for your master; perhaps the Spirit of the LORD has taken him up and cast him on some mountain or into some valley." And he said, "You shall not send."

King James Bible
And they said unto him, Behold now, there be with thy servants fifty strong men; let them go, we pray thee, and seek thy master: lest peradventure the Spirit of the LORD hath taken him up, and cast him upon some mountain, or into some valley. And he said, Ye shall not send.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, "Since there are 50 strong men here with your servants, please let them go and search for your master. Maybe the Spirit of the LORD has carried him away and put him on one of the mountains or into one of the valleys." He answered, "Don't send them."

International Standard Version
Then they asked Elisha, "Look! We have 50 valiant men here with your servant! Please let them go out and search for your master Elijah. Perhaps the Spirit of the LORD has taken him up on a mountain or into a valley." Elisha responded, "Don't bother searching."

NET Bible
They said to him, "Look, there are fifty capable men with your servants. Let them go and look for your master, for the wind sent from the LORD may have carried him away and dropped him on one of the hills or in one of the valleys." But Elisha replied, "Don't send them out."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They said to him, "There are 50 strong men here with us. Please let them go and search for your master. Maybe the LORD's Spirit lifted him up and dropped him on one of the hills or in one of the valleys." Elisha answered, "Don't send them [to look]."

King James 2000 Bible
And they said unto him, Behold now, there are with your servants fifty strong men; let them go, we pray you, and seek your master: lest peradventure the spirit of the LORD has taken him up, and cast him upon some mountain, or into some valley. And he said, You shall not send them.
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