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2 Kings 8:3

    2 Kings 8:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass at the seven years' end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines: and she went forth to cry unto the king for her house and for her land.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass at the seven years' end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines: and she went forth to cry to the king for her house and for her land.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass at the seven years end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines: and she went forth to cry unto the king for her house and for her land.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when the seven years were ended, the woman came back from the land of the Philistines and went to the king with a request for her house and her land.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass at the seven years end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines: and she went forth to cry unto the king for her house and for her land.

    World English Bible

    It happened at the seven years' end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines. Then she went forth to cry to the king for her house and for her land.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass at the seven years' end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines: and she went forth to cry unto the king for her house and for her land.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 8:3

    During the Shunammite's absence in Philistia, her dwelling and her grain-fields had been appropriated by some one who refused to restore them. She therefore determined to appeal to the king. Such direct appeals are common in Oriental countries. Compare 2 Kings 6:26; 2 Samuel 14:4; 1 Kings 3:16.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Kings 8:3

    8:3 Her house - Which having been forsaken by her, were possessed by her kindred.