1 Kings 17:22
New International Version
The LORD heard Elijah’s cry, and the boy’s life returned to him, and he lived.

New Living Translation
The LORD heard Elijah’s prayer, and the life of the child returned, and he revived!

English Standard Version
And the LORD listened to the voice of Elijah. And the life of the child came into him again, and he revived.

Berean Study Bible
And the LORD listened to the voice of Elijah, and the child’s life returned to him, and he lived.

King James Bible
And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

New King James Version
Then the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came back to him, and he revived.

New American Standard Bible
And the LORD listened to the voice of Elijah, and the life of the boy returned to him and he revived.

NASB 1995
The LORD heard the voice of Elijah, and the life of the child returned to him and he revived.

NASB 1977
And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah, and the life of the child returned to him and he revived.

Amplified Bible
The LORD heard the voice of Elijah, and the life of the child returned to him and he revived.

Christian Standard Bible
So the LORD listened to Elijah, and the boy’s life came into him again, and he lived.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the LORD listened to Elijah’s voice, and the boy’s life returned to him, and he lived.

American Standard Version
And Jehovah hearkened unto the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And LORD JEHOVAH heard the voice of Elyah, and the soul of the boy returned within him and he was alive.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it was so, and the child cried out,

Contemporary English Version
The LORD answered Elijah's prayer, and the boy started breathing again.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord heard the voice of Elias: and the soul of the child returned into him, and he revived.

English Revised Version
And the LORD hearkened unto the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

Good News Translation
The LORD answered Elijah's prayer; the child started breathing again and revived.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD heard Elijah's request, and the child's life returned to him. He was alive again.

International Standard Version
The LORD listened to Elijah, and the soul of the little boy returned to him, and he revived.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the LORD hearkened unto the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came back into him, and he revived.

Literal Standard Version
and YHWH listens to the voice of Elijah, and the soul of the boy turns back into his midst, and he lives.

NET Bible
The LORD answered Elijah's prayer; the boy's breath returned to him and he lived.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD listened to the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

World English Bible
Yahweh listened to the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah hearkeneth to the voice of Elijah, and the soul of the lad turneth back into his midst, and he liveth.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elijah Raises the Widow's Son
21Then he stretched himself out over the child three times and cried out to the LORD, “O LORD my God, please let this boy’s life return to him!” 22And the LORD listened to the voice of Elijah, and the child’s life returned to him, and he lived. 23Then Elijah took the child, brought him down from the upper room into the house, and gave him to his mother. “Look, your son is alive,” Elijah declared.…

Cross References
Luke 7:14
Then He went up and touched the coffin, and those carrying it stood still. "Young man," He said, "I tell you, get up!"

Hebrews 11:35
Women received back their dead, raised to life again. Others were tortured and refused their release, so that they might gain a better resurrection.

1 Kings 17:23
Then Elijah took the child, brought him down from the upper room into the house, and gave him to his mother. "Look, your son is alive," Elijah declared.


Treasury of Scripture

And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

into him [heb] into his inward parts

Deuteronomy 32:39
See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.

1 Samuel 2:6
The LORD killeth, and maketh alive: he bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up.

2 Kings 13:21
And it came to pass, as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band of men; and they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha: and when the man was let down, and touched the bones of Elisha, he revived, and stood up on his feet.









Verse 22. - And the Lord heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again and he revived [or recovered. Cf. 2 Kings 1:2; 2 Kings 8:8].

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

listened
וַיִּשְׁמַ֥ע (way·yiš·ma‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

to the voice
בְּק֣וֹל (bə·qō·wl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6963: A voice, sound

of Elijah,
אֵלִיָּ֑הוּ (’ê·lî·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 452: Elijah -- 'Yah is God', a well-known prophet of Israel, also three other Israelites

and the child’s
הַיֶּ֛לֶד (hay·ye·leḏ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3206: Something born, a lad, offspring

life
נֶֽפֶשׁ־ (ne·p̄eš-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

returned
וַתָּ֧שָׁב (wat·tā·šāḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

to
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

him,
קִרְבּ֖וֹ (qir·bōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7130: The nearest part, the center

and he lived.
וַיֶּֽחִי׃ (way·ye·ḥî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2421: To live, to revive


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