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2 Kings 1:4

    2 Kings 1:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Now therefore thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Now therefore thus said the LORD, You shall not come down from that bed on which you are gone up, but shall surely die. And Elijah departed.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Now therefore thus saith Jehovah, Thou shalt not come down from the bed whither thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give ear then to the words of the Lord: You will never again get down from the bed on to which you have gone up, but death will certainly come to you. Then Elijah went away.

    Webster's Revision

    Now therefore thus saith Jehovah, Thou shalt not come down from the bed whither thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.

    World English Bible

    Now therefore thus says Yahweh, "You shall not come down from the bed where you have gone up, but shall surely die."'" Elijah departed.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Now therefore thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt not come down from the bed whither thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.

    Definitions for 2 Kings 1:4

    Art - "Are"; second person singular.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 1:4

    But shalt surely die - The true God tells you this; he in whose hands are both life and death, who can kill and make alive. Baal-zebub can do nothing; God has determined that your master shall die.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 1:4

    Therefore ... - As a punishment for this insult to Yahweh.