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2 Kings 8:2

    2 Kings 8:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the woman arose, and did after the saying of the man of God: and she went with her household, and sojourned in the land of the Philistines seven years.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the woman arose, and did after the saying of the man of God: and she went with her household, and sojourned in the land of the Philistines seven years.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the woman arose, and did according to the word of the man of God; and she went with her household, and sojourned in the land of the Philistines seven years.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So the woman got up and did as the man of God said; and she and the people of her house were living in the land of the Philistines for seven years.

    Webster's Revision

    And the woman arose, and did according to the word of the man of God; and she went with her household, and sojourned in the land of the Philistines seven years.

    World English Bible

    The woman arose, and did according to the word of the man of God. She went with her household, and lived in the land of the Philistines seven years.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the woman arose, and did according to the word of the man of God: and she went with her household, and sojourned in the land of the Philistines seven years.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 8:2

    The country of the Philistines - the rich low grain-growing plain along the seacoast of Judah - was always a land of plenty compared with the highlands of Palestine. Moreover, if food failed there, it was easily imported by sea from the neighboring Egypt.