New International Version
One day when Elisha came, he went up to his room and lay down there.
King James Bible
And it fell on a day, that he came thither, and he turned into the chamber, and lay there.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass on a day, that he came thither, and he turned into the upper chamber, and lay there.
World English Bible
One day he came there, and he turned into the room and lay there.
Young's Literal Translation
And the day cometh, that he cometh in thither, and turneth aside unto the upper chamber, and lieth there,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let us make a little chamber - See the note upon Judges 3:20 (note). As the woman was convinced that Elisha was a prophet, she knew that he must have need of more privacy than the general state of her house could afford; and therefore she proposes what she knew would be a great acquisition to him, as he could live in this little chamber in as much privacy as if he were in his own house. The bed, the table, the stool, and the candlestick, were really every thing he could need, by way of accommodation, in such circumstances.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Kings 4:10 "Please, let us make a little walled upper chamber and let us set a bed for him there, and a table and a chair and a lampstand; and it shall be, when he comes to us, that he can turn in there."
LibraryWhen the Oil Flows
'And it came to pass, when the vessels were full, that she said unto her son, Bring me yet a vessel. And he said unto her, There is not a vessel more. And the oil stayed.'--2 KINGS iv. 6. The series of miracles ascribed to Elisha are very unlike most of the wonderful works of even the Old Testament, and still more unlike those of the New. For about a great many of them there seems to have been no special purpose, either doctrinal or otherwise, but simply the relief of trivial and transient distresses. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
That the Grace of Devotion is Acquired by Humility and Self-Denial
2 Kings 4:10
Let's make a small room on the roof and put in it a bed and a table, a chair and a lamp for him. Then he can stay there whenever he comes to us."
2 Kings 4:12
He said to his servant Gehazi, "Call the Shunammite." So he called her, and she stood before him.
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