1 Kings 17:23
New International Version
Elijah picked up the child and carried him down from the room into the house. He gave him to his mother and said, “Look, your son is alive!”

New Living Translation
Then Elijah brought him down from the upper room and gave him to his mother. “Look!” he said. “Your son is alive!”

English Standard Version
And Elijah took the child and brought him down from the upper chamber into the house and delivered him to his mother. And Elijah said, “See, your son lives.”

Berean Study Bible
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.

King James Bible
And Elijah took the child, and brought him down out of the chamber into the house, and delivered him unto his mother: and Elijah said, See, thy son liveth.

New King James Version
And Elijah took the child and brought him down from the upper room into the house, and gave him to his mother. And Elijah said, “See, your son lives!”

New American Standard Bible
Elijah then took the boy and brought him down from the upstairs room into the house and gave him to his mother; and Elijah said, “See, your son is alive.”

NASB 1995
Elijah took the child and brought him down from the upper room into the house and gave him to his mother; and Elijah said, “See, your son is alive.”

NASB 1977
And Elijah took the child, and brought him down from the upper room into the house and gave him to his mother; and Elijah said, “See, your son is alive.”

Amplified Bible
Elijah took the child and brought him down from the upper room into the [lower part of the] house and gave him to his mother; and Elijah said, “See, your son is alive.”

Christian Standard Bible
Then Elijah took the boy, brought him down from the upstairs room into the house, and gave him to his mother. Elijah said, “Look, your son is alive.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Elijah took the boy, brought him down from the upper room into the house, and gave him to his mother. Elijah said, “Look, your son is alive.”

American Standard Version
And Elijah took the child, and brought him down out of the chamber into the house, and delivered him unto his mother; and Elijah said, See, thy son liveth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Elyah took the boy and he brought him down from the upper room of the house, and he gave him to his mother, and Elyah said to her: “See that your son is alive.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and he brought him down from the upper chamber into the house, and gave him to his mother; and Eliu said, See, thy son lives.

Contemporary English Version
Elijah picked him up and carried him downstairs. He gave the boy to his mother and said, "Look, your son is alive."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Elias took the child, and brought him down from the upper chamber to the house below, and delivered him to his mother, and said to her: Behold thy son liveth.

English Revised Version
And Elijah took the child, and brought him down out of the chamber into the house, and delivered him unto his mother: and Elijah said, See, thy son liveth.

Good News Translation
Elijah took the boy back downstairs to his mother and said to her, "Look, your son is alive!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Elijah took the child, brought him down from the upstairs room of the house, and gave him to his mother. He said, "Look! Your son is alive."

International Standard Version
Then Elijah took the little boy downstairs from the upper chamber back into the main house and delivered him to his mother. "Look," Elijah told her, "your son is alive."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Elijah took the child, and brought him down out of the upper chamber into the house, and delivered him unto his mother; and Elijah said: 'See, thy son liveth.'

Literal Standard Version
And Elijah takes the boy, and brings him down from the upper chamber of the house, and gives him to his mother, and Elijah says, “See, your son lives!”

NET Bible
Elijah took the boy, brought him down from the upper room to the house, and handed him to his mother. Elijah then said, "See, your son is alive!"

New Heart English Bible
And Elijah took the child and brought him down out of the room into the house and gave him to his mother. And Elijah said, "See, your son lives."

World English Bible
Elijah took the child, and brought him down out of the room into the house, and delivered him to his mother; and Elijah said, "Behold, your son lives."

Young's Literal Translation
And Elijah taketh the lad, and bringeth him down from the upper chamber of the house, and giveth him to his mother, and Elijah saith, 'See, thy son liveth!'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elijah Raises the Widow's Son
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. 24Then the woman said to Elijah, “Now I know that you are a man of God and that the word of the LORD from your mouth is truth.”…

Cross References
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 17:22
And the LORD listened to the voice of Elijah, and the child's life returned to him, and he lived.

1 Kings 17:24
Then the woman said to Elijah, "Now I know that you are a man of God and that the word of the LORD from your mouth is truth."


Treasury of Scripture

And Elijah took the child, and brought him down out of the chamber into the house, and delivered him to his mother: and Elijah said, See, your son lives.

See, thy son liveth

2 Kings 4:36,37
And he called Gehazi, and said, Call this Shunammite. So he called her. And when she was come in unto him, he said, Take up thy son…

Luke 7:15
And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And he delivered him to his mother.

Acts 9:41
And he gave her his hand, and lifted her up, and when he had called the saints and widows, presented her alive.









Verse 23. - And Elijah took the child, and brought him down out of the chamber into the house [Probably the עֲלִיָּה. was reached by an outside staircase, and did not directly communicate with the lower rooms. Cf. Matthew 24:17; Mark 2:4; 2 Kings 9:13] and delivered him unto his mother: and Elijah said, See, thy son liveth.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then Elijah
אֵלִיָּ֜הוּ (’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

took
וַיִּקַּ֨ח (way·yiq·qaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

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

brought him down
וַיֹּרִדֵ֤הוּ (way·yō·ri·ḏê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

from
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

the upper room
הָעֲלִיָּה֙ (hā·‘ă·lî·yāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5944: Something lofty, a stair-way, a second-story room, the sky

into the house,
הַבַּ֔יְתָה (hab·bay·ṯāh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

and gave him
וַֽיִּתְּנֵ֖הוּ (way·yit·tə·nê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

to his mother.
לְאִמּ֑וֹ (lə·’im·mōw)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 517: A mother, )

“Look,
רְאִ֖י (rə·’î)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - feminine singular
Strong's 7200: To see

your son
בְּנֵֽךְ׃ (bə·nêḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

is alive,”
חַ֥י (ḥay)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

Elijah
אֵ֣לִיָּ֔הוּ (’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

declared.
וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say


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