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2 Kings 5:3

    2 Kings 5:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And she said unto her mistress, Would God my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And she said to her mistress, Would God my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And she said unto her mistress, Would that my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! then would he recover him of his leprosy.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And she said to her master's wife, If only my lord would go to the prophet in Samaria, he would make him well.

    Webster's Revision

    And she said unto her mistress, Would that my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! then would he recover him of his leprosy.

    World English Bible

    She said to her mistress, "I wish that my lord were with the prophet who is in Samaria! Then he would heal him of his leprosy."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And she said unto her mistress, Would God my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! then would he recover him of his leprosy.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 5:3

    Would God my lord - אחלי achaley, I wish; or, as the Chaldee, Syrian, and Arabic have, "Happy would it be for my master if he were with the prophet," etc.

    Here the mystery of the Divine providence begins to develop itself. By the captivity of this little maid, one Syrian family at least, and that one of the most considerable in the Syrian empire, is brought to the knowledge of the true God.