2 Kings 4:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֨י
way-hî
And it came to passConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3117 [e]הַיּ֜וֹם
hay-yō-wm
one dayArt | N-ms
5674 [e]וַיַּעֲבֹ֧ר
way-ya-‘ă-ḇōr
that wentConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
477 [e]אֱלִישָׁ֣ע
’ĕ-lî-šā‘
ElishaN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
7766 [e]שׁוּנֵ֗ם
šū-nêm,
ShunemN-proper-fs
8033 [e]וְשָׁם֙
wə-šām
and where thereConj-w | Adv
802 [e]אִשָּׁ֣ה
’iš-šāh
[was] a womanN-fs
1419 [e]גְדוֹלָ֔ה
ḡə-ḏō-w-lāh,
notableAdj-fs
2388 [e]וַתַּחֲזֶק־
wat-ta-ḥă-zeq-
and she persuadedConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3fs
  בּ֖וֹ
bōw
himPrep | 3ms
398 [e]לֶאֱכָל־
le-’ĕ-ḵāl-
to eatPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
3899 [e]לָ֑חֶם
lā-ḥem;
some foodN-ms
1961 [e]וַֽיְהִי֙
way-hî
So it wasConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
1767 [e]מִדֵּ֣י
mid-dê
as often asPrep-m | N-msc
5674 [e]עָבְר֔וֹ
‘ā-ḇə-rōw,
he passed byV-Qal-Inf | 3ms
5493 [e]יָסֻ֥ר
yā-sur
he would turn inV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
8033 [e]שָׁ֖מָּה
šām-māh
thereAdv | 3fs
398 [e]לֶאֱכָל־
le-’ĕ-ḵāl-
to eatPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
3899 [e]לָֽחֶם׃
lā-ḥem.
some foodN-ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 4:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֨י הַיֹּ֜ום וַיַּעֲבֹ֧ר אֱלִישָׁ֣ע אֶל־שׁוּנֵ֗ם וְשָׁם֙ אִשָּׁ֣ה גְדֹולָ֔ה וַתַּחֲזֶק־בֹּ֖ו לֶאֱכָל־לָ֑חֶם וַֽיְהִי֙ מִדֵּ֣י עָבְרֹ֔ו יָסֻ֥ר שָׁ֖מָּה לֶאֱכָל־לָֽחֶם׃

מלכים ב 4:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי היום ויעבר אלישע אל־שונם ושם אשה גדולה ותחזק־בו לאכל־לחם ויהי מדי עברו יסר שמה לאכל־לחם׃

מלכים ב 4:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי היום ויעבר אלישע אל־שונם ושם אשה גדולה ותחזק־בו לאכל־לחם ויהי מדי עברו יסר שמה לאכל־לחם׃

מלכים ב 4:8 Hebrew Bible
ויהי היום ויעבר אלישע אל שונם ושם אשה גדולה ותחזק בו לאכל לחם ויהי מדי עברו יסר שמה לאכל לחם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now there came a day when Elisha passed over to Shunem, where there was a prominent woman, and she persuaded him to eat food. And so it was, as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat food.

King James Bible
And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a great woman; and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was, that as oft as he passed by, he turned in thither to eat bread.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
One day Elisha went to Shunem. A prominent woman who lived there persuaded him to eat some food. So whenever he passed by, he stopped there to eat.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

it fell on [heb] there was

2 Kings 4:11,18 And it fell on a day, that he came thither, and he turned into the …

Shunem This city was situated in the tribe of Issachar, five miles south from mount Tabor, according to Eusebius; and is probably the place which he calls {sanim}, in Acrabatene, in the neighbourhood of Samaria or Sebaste.

2 Kings 4:12 And he said to Gehazi his servant, Call this Shunammite. And when …

Joshua 19:18 And their border was toward Jezreel, and Chesulloth, and Shunem,

1 Samuel 28:4 And the Philistines gathered themselves together, and came and pitched …

1 Kings 1:3 So they sought for a fair damsel throughout all the coasts of Israel, …

a great woman

2 Samuel 19:32 Now Barzillai was a very aged man, even fourscore years old: and …

Job 1:3 His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, …

Job 32:9 Great men are not always wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.

Luke 1:15 For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither …

she constrained him [heb] she laid hold on him

Genesis 19:3 And he pressed on them greatly; and they turned in to him, and entered …

Judges 19:20 And the old man said, Peace be with you; howsoever let all your wants …

Proverbs 7:21 With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering …

Luke 14:23 And the lord said to the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, …

Luke 24:29 But they constrained him, saying, Abide with us: for it is toward …

Acts 16:15 And when she was baptized, and her household, she sought us, saying, …

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