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2 Kings 4:16

16 “About this timei next year,” Elisha said, “you will hold a son in your arms.”

“No, my lord!” she objected. “Please, man of God, don’t mislead your servant!”

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2 Kings 4:16 — English Standard Version (ESV)

16 And he said, “At this season, about this time next year, you shall embrace a son.” And she said, “No, my lord, O man of God; do not lie to your servant.”

2 Kings 4:16 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 And he said, About this season, according to the time of life, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, Nay, my lord, thou man of God, do not lie unto thine handmaid.

2 Kings 4:16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 “Next year at this time you will be holding a son in your arms!”

“No, my lord!” she cried. “O man of God, don’t deceive me and get my hopes up like that.”

2 Kings 4:16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 Then he said, “About this time next year you shall embrace a son.”

And she said, “No, my lord. Man of God, do not lie to your maidservant!”

2 Kings 4:16 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 Then Elisha said, “About this time next year, you will hold a son in your arms.”

The woman said, “No, master, man of God, don’t lie to me, your servant!”

2 Kings 4:16 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

16 And he said, At this season, when the time cometh round, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, Nay, my lord, thou man of God, do not lie unto thy handmaid.

2 Kings 4:16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 And he said, At this appointed time, when thy term is come, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, No, my lord, man of God, do not lie to thy handmaid.

2 Kings 4:16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 Elisha said, “At this time next spring, you will hold a baby boy in your arms.”

She answered, “Don’t say that, sir. Don’t lie to me. You’re a man of God.”

2 Kings 4:16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 Elisha said, “At this time next year you will have a son in your arms.”

Then she said, “No, my lord. Man of God, do not deceive your servant.”

2 Kings 4:16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 He said, “At this season, in due time, you shall embrace a son.” She replied, “No, my lord, O man of God; do not deceive your servant.”

2 Kings 4:16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 And he said, “At this time next spring, you will be embracing a son.” She said, “No, my lord, O man of God! You must not tell a lie to your servant!”

2 Kings 4:16 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

16 “You will hold a son in your arms,” Elisha said. “It will be about this time next year.”

“No, my master!” she objected. “You are a man of God. So don’t lie to me!”

2 Kings 4:16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 Then he said, “At this season next year you will embrace a son.” And she said, “No, my lord, O man of God, do not lie to your maidservant.”