2 Kings 1:14
Modern Translations
New International Version
See, fire has fallen from heaven and consumed the first two captains and all their men. But now have respect for my life!"

New Living Translation
See how the fire from heaven came down and destroyed the first two groups. But now please spare my life!”

English Standard Version
Behold, fire came down from heaven and consumed the two former captains of fifty men with their fifties, but now let my life be precious in your sight.”

Berean Study Bible
Behold, fire has come down from heaven and consumed the first two captains of fifty, with all their men. But now may my life be precious in your sight.”

New American Standard Bible
Behold, fire came down from heaven and consumed the first two captains of fifty with their fifties; but now let my life be precious in your sight.”

NASB 1995
"Behold fire came down from heaven and consumed the first two captains of fifty with their fifties; but now let my life be precious in your sight."

NASB 1977
“Behold fire came down from heaven, and consumed the first two captains of fifty with their fifties; but now let my life be precious in your sight.”

Amplified Bible
Behold, fire came down from heaven and consumed the first two captains of fifty with their fifties; but now let my life be precious in your sight.”

Christian Standard Bible
Already fire has come down from heaven and consumed the first two captains with their companies, but this time let my life be precious to you.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Already fire has come down from heaven and consumed the first two captains of 50 with their fifties, but this time let my life be precious in your sight."

Contemporary English Version
Fire has already wiped out the other officers and their soldiers. Please don't let it happen to me."

Good News Translation
The two other officers and their men were killed by fire from heaven; but please be merciful to me!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Fire has come from heaven and burned up the first two officers and their 100 men. But treat my life as something precious."

International Standard Version
Look how fire fell from heaven and devoured the two other companies of 50 soldiers, along with their captains, but now please treat me as if my life were precious!"

NET Bible
Indeed, fire came down from the sky and consumed the two captains who came before me, along with their men. So now, please have respect for my life."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and burnt up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties: therefore let my life now be precious in thy sight.

New King James Version
Look, fire has come down from heaven and burned up the first two captains of fifties with their fifties. But let my life now be precious in your sight.”

King James 2000 Bible
Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and burnt up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties: therefore let my life now be precious in your sight.

New Heart English Bible
Look, fire came down from the sky, and consumed the two former captains of fifty with their fifties. But now let my life be precious in your sight."

World English Bible
Behold, fire came down from the sky, and consumed the two former captains of fifty with their fifties. But now let my life be precious in your sight."

American King James Version
Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and burnt up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties: therefore let my life now be precious in your sight.

American Standard Version
Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and consumed the two former captains of fifty with their fifties; but now let my life be precious in thy sight.

A Faithful Version
Behold, fire has come down from the heavens and burned up the first two commanders of fifty with their fifties. Therefore now let my life be precious in your sight."

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, there came down fire from the heavens, and consumed the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties; but now, let my life be precious in thy sight.

English Revised Version
Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and consumed the two former captains of fifty with their fifties: but now let my life be precious in thy sight.

Webster's Bible Translation
Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and burnt up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties: therefore let my life now be precious in thy sight.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Beholde, there came fire downe from the heauen and deuoured the two former captaines ouer fiftie with their fifties: therefore let my life nowe be precious in thy sight.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Beholde, there came fyre downe from heauen, and burnt vp the two fore captaines ouer fiftie with their fifties: therfore let my lyfe now be precious in thy sight.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Beholde, the fyre fell downe from heauen, and hath consumed the fyrst two captaynes ouer fyftye wt their fyftyes. But now let my soule be somwhat worth in thy sighte.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Behold, fire has come down from the heavens and consumes the two heads of the former fifties and their fifties; and now, let my soul be precious in your eyes.”

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, come down hath fire from the heavens, and consumeth the two heads of the former fifties and their fifties; and, now, let my soul be precious in thine eyes.'

Smith's Literal Translation
Behold, fire will come down from heaven and consume the two first captains and their fifties: and now shall my soul be precious in thine eyes?

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold fire came down from heaven, and consumed the two first captains of fifty men, and the fifties that were with them: but now I beseech thee to spare my life.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Behold, fire from heaven descended and devoured the two previous leaders of fifty and the fifties who were with them. But now I beg you to take pity on my life.”

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Behold, fire came down from Heaven and consumed two Captains of fifty and the fifty each that were with them, and now, let my life be precious in your eyes!”

Lamsa Bible
For behold, there came fire down from heaven and consumed the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties; therefore let now my life be precious in your sight.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and consumed the two former captains of fifty with their fifties; but now let my life be precious in thy sight'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Behold, fire came down from heaven, and devoured the two first captains of fifty: and now, I pray, let my life be precious in thine eyes.








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