2 Kings 4:17
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New American Standard Bible
The woman conceived and bore a son at that season the next year, as Elisha had said to her.

King James Bible
And the woman conceived, and bare a son at that season that Elisha had said unto her, according to the time of life.

Darby Bible Translation
And the woman conceived, and bore a son at that appointed time in the next year as Elisha had said to her.

World English Bible
The woman conceived, and bore a son at that season, when the time came around, as Elisha had said to her.

Young's Literal Translation
And the woman conceiveth and beareth a son, at this season, according to the time of life, that Elisha spake of unto her.

2 Kings 4:17 Parallel
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Infant Salvation
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

Abram's Horror of Great Darkness.
"And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him." If we consider the sketch, given us in scripture, of the life of this patriarch, we shall find that few have had equal manifestations of the divine favor. But the light did not at all times shine on him. He had his dark hours while dwelling in this strange land. Here we find an horror of great darkness to have fallen upon him. The language used to describe his state, on this occasion,
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects

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