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2 Kings 6:28

    2 Kings 6:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to day, and we will eat my son to morrow.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the king said to her, What ails you? And she answered, This woman said to me, Give your son, that we may eat him to day, and we will eat my son to morrow.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the king said to her, What is troubling you? And she said in answer, This woman said to me, Give your son to be our food today, and we will have my son tomorrow.

    Webster's Revision

    And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.

    World English Bible

    The king said to her, "What ails you?" She answered, "This woman said to me, 'Give your son, that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.'

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.

    Definitions for 2 Kings 6:28

    Morrow - Next day; tomorrow.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 6:28

    The king had assumed that the cry of the woman was for food. Her manner indicated that it was not so. He therefore proceeded to inquire what she wanted of him.

    This woman - Both women, it would seem, were present; and the aggrieved one pointed to the other.