2 Kings 6:1
Good News Translation
One day the group of prophets that Elisha was in charge of complained to him, "The place where we live is too small!

Contemporary English Version
One day the prophets said to Elisha, "The place where we meet with you is too small.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the sons of the prophets said to Eliseus: Behold, the place where we dwell with thee is too strait for us.

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And the sons of the prophets said to Eliseus: Behold, the place where we dwell with thee is too strait for us.

the sons

2 Kings 2:3 The sons of the prophets, that were at Bethel, came forth to Eliseus, and said to him: Dost thou know that, this day, the Lord will take away thy master from thee? And he answered: I also know it: hold your peace.

1 Kings 20:35 Then a certain man of the sons of the prophets, said to his companion, in the word of the Lord: Strike me. But he would not strike.

the place

2 Kings 4:38 And Eliseus returned to Galgal, and there was a famine in the land, and the sons of the prophets dwelt before him: And he said to one of his servants: Set on the great pot, and boil pottage for the sons of the prophets.

1 Samuel 19:20 So Saul sent officers to take David: and when they saw a company of prophets prophesying, and Samuel presiding over them, the Spirit of the Lord came also upon them, and they likewise began to prophesy.

too strait for us

Joshua 17:14 And the children of Joseph spoke to Joshua, and said: Why hast thou given me but one lot and one portion to possess, whereas I am of so great a multitude, and the Lord hath blessed me?

Joshua 19:47 And is terminated there. And the children of Dan went up and fought against Lesem, and took it: and they put it to the sword, and possessed it, and dwelt in it, calling the name of it Lesem Dan, by the name of Dan their father.

Job 36:16 Therefore he shall set thee at large out of the narrow mouth, and which hath no foundation under it: and the rest of thy table shall be full of fatness.

Isaiah 49:19,20 For thy deserts, and thy desolate places, and the land of thy destruction shall now be too narrow by reason of the inhabitants, and they that swallowed thee up shall be chased far away. . . .

Isaiah 54:2,3 Enlarge the place of thy tent, and stretch out the skins of thy tabernacles, spare not: lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes. . . .

Context
The Axhead Floats
1And the sons of the prophets said to Eliseus: Behold, the place where we dwell with thee is too strait for us.2Let us go as far as the Jordan, and take out of the wood every man a piece of timber, that we may build us there a place to dwell in. And he said: Go.…
Cross References
Hebrews 11:34
Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, recovered strength from weakness, became valiant in battle, put to flight the armies of foreigners.

2 Kings 2:3
The sons of the prophets, that were at Bethel, came forth to Eliseus, and said to him: Dost thou know that, this day, the Lord will take away thy master from thee? And he answered: I also know it: hold your peace.

2 Kings 6:2
Let us go as far as the Jordan, and take out of the wood every man a piece of timber, that we may build us there a place to dwell in. And he said: Go.

Additional Translations
Now the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, “Please take note that the place where we meet with you is too small for us.And the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, Behold now, the place where we dwell with you is too strait for us.

And the sons of the prophets said unto Elisha, Behold now, the place where we dwell before thee is too strait for us.

And the sons of the prophets said to Elisaie, Behold now, the place wherein we dwell before thee is too narrow for us.

And the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, Behold now, the place where we dwell before thee is too strait for us.

And the sons of the prophets said unto Elisha, Behold now, the place where we dwell before thee is too strait for us.

And the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, Behold now, the place where we dwell with thee is too narrow for us.

The sons of the prophets said to Elisha, "See now, the place where we dwell before you is too small for us.

And sons of the prophet say unto Elisha, 'Lo, we pray thee, the place where we are dwelling before thee is too strait for us;
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