2 Kings 2:13
New International Version
Elisha then picked up Elijah’s cloak that had fallen from him and went back and stood on the bank of the Jordan.

New Living Translation
Elisha picked up Elijah’s cloak, which had fallen when he was taken up. Then Elisha returned to the bank of the Jordan River.

English Standard Version
And he took up the cloak of Elijah that had fallen from him and went back and stood on the bank of the Jordan.

Berean Study Bible
Elisha also picked up the cloak that had fallen from Elijah, and he went back and stood on the bank of the Jordan.

King James Bible
He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of Jordan;

New King James Version
He also took up the mantle of Elijah that had fallen from him, and went back and stood by the bank of the Jordan.

New American Standard Bible
He also took up the coat of Elijah that had fallen from him, and he went back and stood by the bank of the Jordan.

NASB 1995
He also took up the mantle of Elijah that fell from him and returned and stood by the bank of the Jordan.

NASB 1977
He also took up the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and returned and stood by the bank of the Jordan.

Amplified Bible
He picked up the mantle of Elijah that fell off him, and went back and stood by the bank of the Jordan.

Christian Standard Bible
picked up the mantle that had fallen off Elijah, and went back and stood on the bank of the Jordan.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Elisha picked up the mantle that had fallen off Elijah and went back and stood on the bank of the Jordan.

American Standard Version
He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of the Jordan.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he picked up the cloak of Elyah that fell from him, and he returned and stood himself on the edge of Jordan.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Elisaie took up the mantle of Eliu, which fell from off him upon Elisaie; and Elisaie returned, and stood upon the brink of Jordan;

Contemporary English Version
Elijah's coat had fallen off, so Elisha picked it up and walked back to the Jordan River.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he took up the mantle of Elias, that fell from him: and going back, he stood upon the bank of the Jordan,

English Revised Version
He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of Jordan.

Good News Translation
Then he picked up Elijah's cloak that had fallen from him, and went back and stood on the bank of the Jordan.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then he picked up Elijah's coat (which had fallen off Elijah), went back, and stood on the bank of the Jordan River.

International Standard Version
picked up Elijah's ornamented cloak that had fallen from him, and went back to stand on the bank of the Jordan River.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of the Jordan.

Literal Standard Version
And he takes up the robe of Elijah that fell from off him, and turns back and stands on the edge of the Jordan,

NET Bible
He picked up Elijah's cloak, which had fallen off him, and went back and stood on the shore of the Jordan.

New Heart English Bible
And he picked up the cloak of Elijah that fell from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of the Jordan.

World English Bible
He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of the Jordan.

Young's Literal Translation
And he taketh up the robe of Elijah, that fell from off him, and turneth back and standeth on the edge of the Jordan,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elijah Taken to Heaven
12As Elisha watched, he cried out, “My father, my father, the chariots and horsemen of Israel!” And he saw Elijah no more. So taking hold of his own clothes, he tore them in two. 13Elisha also picked up the cloak that had fallen from Elijah, and he went back and stood on the bank of the Jordan. 14Then he took the cloak of Elijah that had fallen from him and struck the waters. “Where now is the LORD, the God of Elijah?” he asked. And when he had struck the waters, they parted to the right and to the left, and Elisha crossed over.…

Cross References
Hebrews 11:37
They were stoned, they were sawed in two, they were put to death by the sword. They went around in sheepskins and goatskins, destitute, oppressed, and mistreated.

1 Kings 19:19
So Elijah departed and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with twelve teams of oxen, and he was with the twelfth team. Elijah passed by him and threw his cloak around him.

2 Kings 2:12
As Elisha watched, he cried out, "My father, my father, the chariots and horsemen of Israel!" And he saw Elijah no more. So taking hold of his own clothes, he tore them in two.

2 Kings 2:14
Then he took the cloak of Elijah that had fallen from him and struck the waters. "Where now is the LORD, the God of Elijah?" he asked. And when he had struck the waters, they parted to the right and to the left, and Elisha crossed over.


Treasury of Scripture

He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of Jordan;

the mantle

2 Kings 2:8
And Elijah took his mantle, and wrapped it together, and smote the waters, and they were divided hither and thither, so that they two went over on dry ground.

1 Kings 19:19
So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.

bank [heb] lip

1 Kings 9:26
And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Eziongeber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom.









(13) The mantle of Elijah.--See 2Kings 2:8, and comp. 1Kings 19:19. The badge of the prophet's office was naturally transferred to his successor.

The bank.--Literally, lip. So ????? is used in Greek (Herod. ii. 70).

Verse 13. - He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell from him; and went back, and stood by the bank of Jordan; literally, the lip of the Jordan; that is, the brink of the stream, at the point, probably, where he and his master had crossed it.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Elisha also picked up
וַיָּ֙רֶם֙ (way·yā·rem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7311: To be high actively, to rise, raise

the cloak
אַדֶּ֣רֶת (’ad·de·reṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 155: Something ample

that
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

had fallen
נָפְלָ֖ה (nā·p̄ə·lāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

from
מֵעָלָ֑יו (mê·‘ā·lāw)
Preposition-m | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

Elijah,
אֵלִיָּ֔הוּ (’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 he went back
וַיָּ֥שָׁב (way·yā·šāḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

and stood
וַֽיַּעֲמֹ֖ד (way·ya·‘ă·mōḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5975: To stand, in various relations

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

the bank
שְׂפַ֥ת (śə·p̄aṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 8193: The lip, language, a margin

of the Jordan.
הַיַּרְדֵּֽן׃ (hay·yar·dên)
Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3383: Jordan -- the principal river of Palestine


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