New Living Translation
After the famine ended she returned from the land of the Philistines, and she went to see the king about getting back her house and land.
King James Bible
And it came to pass at the seven years' end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines: and she went forth to cry unto the king for her house and for her land.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass at the seven years' end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines; and she went forth to cry to the king for her house and for her land.
World English Bible
It happened at the seven years' end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines. Then she went forth to cry to the king for her house and for her land.
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, at the end of seven years, that the woman turneth back from the land of the Philistines, and goeth out to cry unto the king, for her house, and for her field.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:3 Her house - Which having been forsaken by her, were possessed by her kindred.
LibraryThe Prophet Joel.
PRELIMINARY REMARKS. The position which has been assigned to Joel in the collection of the Minor Prophets, furnishes an external argument for the determination of the time at which Joel wrote. There cannot be any doubt that the Collectors were guided by a consideration of the chronology. The circumstance, that they placed the prophecies of Joel just between the two prophets who, according to the inscriptions and contents of their prophecies, belonged to the time of Jeroboam and Uzziah, is …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
Christ's Prophetic Office
Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
2 Kings 8:2
So the woman did as the man of God instructed. She took her family and settled in the land of the Philistines for seven years.
2 Kings 8:4
As she came in, the king was talking with Gehazi, the servant of the man of God. The king had just said, "Tell me some stories about the great things Elisha has done."
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