New International Version
The king replied, "If the LORD does not help you, where can I get help for you? From the threshing floor? From the winepress?"
King James Bible
And he said, If the LORD do not help thee, whence shall I help thee? out of the barnfloor, or out of the winepress?
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, If Jehovah do not help thee, whence should I help thee? Out of the threshing-floor, or out of the winepress?
World English Bible
He said, "If Yahweh doesn't help you, from where could I help you? From of the threshing floor, or from the winepress?"
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'Jehovah doth not save thee -- whence do I save thee? out of the threshing-floor, or out of the wine-vat?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If the Lord do not help thee - Some read this as an imprecation, May God save thee not! how can I save thee?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If the lord, etc. or, Let not the Lord save thee.
LibraryYoung Man! a Prayer for You
THIS YOUNG MAN waited upon a prophet: he could not have had a more instructive occupation; yet his eyes needed to be opened. He was well disposed towards good things, for the tone of his language to his master shows that he was heartily at one with him; but his eyes were not yet half opened. Being in great alarm for his master's safety, he ran to him to warn him: good servants should be their master's best friends. In return, his believing master prays for him. If we desire the good of our servants, …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 37: 1891
The Absolute Godhood of God is Seen in Administration
Meditations for the Morning.
Letter xix (A. D. 1127) to Suger, Abbot of S. Denis
When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, near the Jordan, they lamented loudly and bitterly; and there Joseph observed a seven-day period of mourning for his father.
2 Kings 6:26
As the king of Israel was passing by on the wall, a woman cried to him, "Help me, my lord the king!"
2 Kings 6:28
Then he asked her, "What's the matter?" She answered, "This woman said to me, 'Give up your son so we may eat him today, and tomorrow we'll eat my son.'
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