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2 Kings 2:17

    2 Kings 2:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when they urged him till he was ashamed, he said, Send. They sent therefore fifty men; and they sought three days, but found him not.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when they urged him till he was ashamed, he said, Send. They sent therefore fifty men; and they sought three days, but found him not.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when they urged him till he was ashamed, he said, Send. They sent therefore fifty men; and they sought three days, but found him not.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But when they kept on requesting him, he was shamed and said, Send, then. So they sent fifty men; but after searching for three days, they came back without having seen him.

    Webster's Revision

    And when they urged him till he was ashamed, he said, Send. They sent therefore fifty men; and they sought three days, but found him not.

    World English Bible

    When they urged him until he was ashamed, he said, "Send them." They sent therefore fifty men; and they searched for three days, but didn't find him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when they urged him till he was ashamed, he said, Send. They sent therefore fifty men; and they sought three days, but found him not.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 2:17

    Till he was ashamed - He saw they would not be satisfied unless they made the proposed search; he felt therefore that he could not, with any good grace, resist their importunity any longer.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 2:17

    Till he was ashamed - i. e. to refuse them any longer.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Kings 2:17

    2:17 Was ashamed - That is, to deny them any longer, lest they should think his denial proceeded from a neglect of his master, or a contempt of them.