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2 Kings 4:40

    2 Kings 4:40 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O thou man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat thereof.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O you man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat thereof.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat thereof.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then they gave the men soup from the pot. And while they were drinking the soup, they gave a cry, and said, O man of God, there is death in the pot; and they were not able to take any more food.

    Webster's Revision

    So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat thereof.

    World English Bible

    So they poured out for the men to eat. It happened, as they were eating of the stew, that they cried out, and said, "Man of God, there is death in the pot!" They could not eat of it.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat thereof.

    Definitions for 2 Kings 4:40

    Pottage - Any boiled dish or food.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 4:40

    There is death in the pot - As if they had said, "We have here a deadly mixture; if we eat of it, we shall all die."

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Kings 4:40

    4:40 Death - That is, some deadly thing.