2 Kings 7:2
Text Analysis
6030 [e]וַיַּ֣עַן
So answeredConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
7991 [e]הַשָּׁלִ֡ישׁ
an officerArt | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
4428 [e]לַמֶּלֶךְ֩
the kingPrep-l, Art | N-ms
8172 [e]נִשְׁעָ֨ן
5921 [e]עַל־
3027 [e]יָד֜וֹ
whose handN-fsc | 3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
376 [e]אִ֣ישׁ
the manN-msc
430 [e]הָאֱלֹהִים֮
of GodArt | N-mp
559 [e]וַיֹּאמַר֒
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
2009 [e]הִנֵּ֣ה
3068 [e]יְהוָ֗ה
6213 [e]עֹשֶׂ֤ה
[if] would makeV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
699 [e]אֲרֻבּוֹת֙
8064 [e]בַּשָּׁמַ֔יִם
in heavenPrep-b, Art | N-mp
1961 [e]הֲיִהְיֶ֖ה
could beV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
1697 [e]הַדָּבָ֣ר
thingArt | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּ֑ה
thisArt | Pro-ms
559 [e]וַיֹּ֗אמֶר
and he saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
2005 [e]הִנְּכָ֤ה
in factInterjection | 2ms
7200 [e]רֹאֶה֙
you shall see [it]V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
5869 [e]בְּעֵינֶ֔יךָ
with your eyesPrep-b | N-cdc | 2ms
8033 [e]וּמִשָּׁ֖ם
but of itConj-w, Prep-m | Adv
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
398 [e]תֹאכֵֽל׃
you shall eatV-Qal-Imperf-2ms

Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 7:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּ֣עַן הַשָּׁלִ֡ישׁ אֲשֶׁר־לַמֶּלֶךְ֩ נִשְׁעָ֨ן עַל־יָדֹ֜ו אֶת־אִ֣ישׁ הָאֱלֹהִים֮ וַיֹּאמַר֒ הִנֵּ֣ה יְהוָ֗ה עֹשֶׂ֤ה אֲרֻבֹּות֙ בַּשָּׁמַ֔יִם הֲיִהְיֶ֖ה הַדָּבָ֣ר הַזֶּ֑ה וַיֹּ֗אמֶר הִנְּכָ֤ה רֹאֶה֙ בְּעֵינֶ֔יךָ וּמִשָּׁ֖ם לֹ֥א תֹאכֵֽל׃ ס

מלכים ב 7:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויען השליש אשר־למלך נשען על־ידו את־איש האלהים ויאמר הנה יהוה עשה ארבות בשמים היהיה הדבר הזה ויאמר הנכה ראה בעיניך ומשם לא תאכל׃ ס

מלכים ב 7:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויען השליש אשר־למלך נשען על־ידו את־איש האלהים ויאמר הנה יהוה עשה ארבות בשמים היהיה הדבר הזה ויאמר הנכה ראה בעיניך ומשם לא תאכל׃ ס

מלכים ב 7:2 Hebrew Bible
ויען השליש אשר למלך נשען על ידו את איש האלהים ויאמר הנה יהוה עשה ארבות בשמים היהיה הדבר הזה ויאמר הנכה ראה בעיניך ומשם לא תאכל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The royal officer on whose hand the king was leaning answered the man of God and said, "Behold, if the LORD should make windows in heaven, could this thing be?" Then he said, "Behold, you will see it with your own eyes, but you will not eat of it."

King James Bible
Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat thereof.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the captain, the king's right-hand man, responded to the man of God, "Look, even if the LORD were to make windows in heaven, could this really happen?" Elisha announced, "You will in fact see it with your own eyes, but you won't eat any of it."
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