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2 Kings 7:2

The officer on whose arm the king was leaningl said to the man of God, “Look, even if the Lord should open the floodgatesm of the heavens, could this happen?”

“You will see it with your own eyes,” answered Elisha, “but you will not eatn any of it!”

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2 Kings 7:2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Then the captain on whose hand the king leaned said to the man of God, “If the Lord himself should make windows in heaven, could this thing be?” But he said, “You shall see it with your own eyes, but you shall not eat of it.”

2 Kings 7:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the Lord would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat thereof.

2 Kings 7:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The officer assisting the king said to the man of God, “That couldn’t happen even if the Lord opened the windows of heaven!”

But Elisha replied, “You will see it happen with your own eyes, but you won’t be able to eat any of it!”

2 Kings 7:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

So an officer on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God and said, “Look, if the Lord would make windows in heaven, could this thing be?”

And he said, “In fact, you shall see it with your eyes, but you shall not eat of it.”

2 Kings 7:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

Then the officer who was close to the king answered Elisha, “Even if the Lord opened windows in the sky, that couldn’t happen.”

Elisha said, “You will see it with your eyes, but you will not eat any of it.”

2 Kings 7:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Then the captain on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if Jehovah should make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat thereof.

2 Kings 7:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And the captain on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God and said, Behold, if Jehovah should make windows in the heavens, would this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat thereof.

2 Kings 7:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The servant on whose arm the king was leaning answered the man of God, “Could this happen even if the Lord poured rain through windows in the sky?”

Elisha replied, “You will see it with your own eyes, but you won’t eat any of it.”

2 Kings 7:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Then the captain, the king’s right-hand man, responded to the man of God, “Look, even if the Lord were to make windows in heaven, could this really happen?”

Elisha announced, “You will in fact see it with your own eyes, but you won’t eat any of it.”

2 Kings 7:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Then the captain on whose hand the king leaned said to the man of God, “Even if the Lord were to make windows in the sky, could such a thing happen?” But he said, “You shall see it with your own eyes, but you shall not eat from it.”

2 Kings 7:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Then the officer on whom the king relied answered the man of God and said, “Look, even if Yahweh is making windows in heaven, could this thing happen?” And he said, “Look, you will be seeing it with your eyes, but you shall not eat from it there.”

2 Kings 7:2 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

The king was leaning on an officer’s arm. The officer spoke to the man of God. He said, “Suppose the Lord opens the windows of the skies. Suppose he pours food down on us. Even if he does, could what you are saying really happen?”

“You will see it with your own eyes,” answered Elisha. “But you won’t eat any of it!”

2 Kings 7:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The royal officer on whose hand the king was leaning answered the man of God and said, “Behold, if the Lord should make windows in heaven, could this thing be?” Then he said, “Behold, you will see it with your own eyes, but you will not eat of it.”