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2 Kings 4:33 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them twain, and prayed unto Jehovah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them twain, and prayed unto the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So he entered and shut the door behind them both and prayed to the LORD.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them both, and prayed to the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he went in and shut the door upon them both, and prayed to Jehovah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So he went in, and shut the door upon them two,—and prayed unto Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he goeth in and shutteth the door upon them both, and prayeth unto Jehovah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And going in, he shut the door upon him, and upon the child, and prayed to the Lord.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He went in therefore, and shut the doore vpon them twaine, and prayed vnto the LORD.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Elisha{gr.Elisaie} went into the house, and shut the door upon themselves, the two, and prayed to the Lord.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them twain, and prayed unto Yahweh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He went in 935
{0935} Prime
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
therefore, and shut 5462
{5462} Prime
A primitive root; to shut up; figuratively to surrender.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the door 1817
{1817} Prime
From H1802; something swinging, that is, the valve of a door.
upon x1157
(1157) Complement
From H5704 with prepositional prefix; in up to or over against; generally at, beside, among, behind, for, etc.
them twain, 8147
{8147} Prime
(The first form being dual of H8145; the second form being feminine); two; also (as ordinal) twofold.
and prayed 6419
{6419} Prime
A primitive root; to judge (officially or mentally); by extension to intercede, pray.
<8691> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 533
unto x413
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
Yhw יָהוֶה. 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Kings 4:18-37.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Kings 4:33

Shut the door — Upon himself and the dead child, that he might pray to God without distraction, and might more freely use those means which he thought fit.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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shut the door:

2 Kings 4:4 And when thou art come in, thou shalt shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and shalt pour out into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that which is full.
Matthew 6:6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.


2 Kings 5:11 But Naaman was wroth, and went away, and said, Behold, I thought, He will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of the LORD his God, and strike his hand over the place, and recover the leper.
2 Kings 6:17-18 And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain [was] full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha. ... And when they came down to him, Elisha prayed unto the LORD, and said, Smite this people, I pray thee, with blindness. And he smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.
2 Kings 6:20 And it came to pass, when they were come into Samaria, that Elisha said, LORD, open the eyes of these [men], that they may see. And the LORD opened their eyes, and they saw; and, behold, [they were] in the midst of Samaria.
1 Kings 17:20-21 And he cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, hast thou also brought evil upon the widow with whom I sojourn, by slaying her son? ... And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray thee, let this child's soul come into him again.
1 Kings 18:26-27 And they took the bullock which was given them, and they dressed [it], and called on the name of Baal from morning even until noon, saying, O Baal, hear us. But [there was] no voice, nor any that answered. And they leaped upon the altar which was made. ... And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he [is] a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, [or] peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.
John 11:41-42 Then they took away the stone [from the place] where the dead was laid. And Jesus lifted up [his] eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me. ... And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people which stand by I said [it], that they may believe that thou hast sent me.
Acts 9:40 But Peter put them all forth, and kneeled down, and prayed; and turning [him] to the body said, Tabitha, arise. And she opened her eyes: and when she saw Peter, she sat up.
James 5:13-18 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms. ... And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.
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1K 17:20; 18:26. 2K 4:4; 5:11; 6:17, 20. Mt 6:6. Jn 11:41. Ac 9:40. Jm 5:13.

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