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2 Kings 6:27 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he said, If Jehovah do not help thee, whence shall I help thee? out of the threshing-floor, or out of the winepress?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he said, If the LORD do not help thee, whence shall I help thee? out of the barnfloor, or out of the winepress?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He said, “If the LORD does not help you, from where shall I help you? From the threshing floor, or from the wine press?”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he said, If the LORD doth not help thee, whence shall I help thee? out of the barn-floor, or out of the wine-press?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he said, If Jehovah do not help thee, whence should I help thee? Out of the threshing-floor, or out of the winepress?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he said—If Yahweh do not save thee, whence should I save thee? out of the threshing-floor or out of the wine-press?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he saith, 'Jehovah doth not save thee—whence do I save thee? out of the threshing-floor, or out of the wine-vat?'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he said: If the Lord doth not save thee, how can I save thee? out of the barnfloor, or out of the winepress? And the king said to her: What aileth thee? And she answered:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he said, If the LORD do not helpe thee, whence shall I helpe thee? out of the barne floore, or out of the wine presse?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he said to her, Unless the Lord help thee, whence shall I help thee? from the corn-floor, or from the wine-press?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he said, If Yahweh do not help thee, whence shall I help thee? out of the barnfloor, or out of the winepress?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
If Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
do not x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
help 3467
{3467} Prime
יָשַׁע
yasha`
{yaw-shah'}
A primitive root; properly to be open, wide or free, that is, (by implication) to be safe; causatively to free or succor.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
thee, whence 370
{0370} Prime
אַיִן
'aiyn
{ah-yin'}
Probably identical with H0369 in the sense of query (compare H0336); where? (only in connection with prepositional prefix, whence).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
shall I help 3467
{3467} Prime
יָשַׁע
yasha`
{yaw-shah'}
A primitive root; properly to be open, wide or free, that is, (by implication) to be safe; causatively to free or succor.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
thee? out of x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the barnfloor, 1637
{1637} Prime
גֹּרֶן
goren
{go'-ren}
From an unused root meaning to smooth; a threshing floor (as made even); by analogy any open area.
or x176
(0176) Complement
אוֹ
'ow
{o}
The first form is presumed to be the 'constructive' or genitival form of the second form which is short for H0185; desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if.
out of x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the winepress? 3342
{3342} Prime
יֶקֶב
yeqeb
{yeh'-keb}
From unused root meaning to excavate; a trough (as dug out); specifically a wine vat (whether the lower one, into which the juice drains; or the upper, in which the grapes are crushed).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Kings 6:24-33.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Kings 6:27

Whence shall I help thee — Dost thou ask of me corn or wine, which I want for myself? If God does not, I cannot help thee. Creatures are helpless things without God. Every creature is all that, and only that which God makes it to be.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Kings 6:27

And he said, If the LORD do not help thee, whence shall I help thee? out of the (o) barnfloor, or out of the winepress?

(o) Meaning, any kind of food as corn and wine.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
If the LORD[YHWH]:
etc. or, Let not the Lord save thee

whence:

Psalms 60:11 Give us help from trouble: for vain [is] the help of man.
Psalms 62:8 Trust in him at all times; [ye] people, pour out your heart before him: God [is] a refuge for us. Selah.
Psalms 118:8-9 [It is] better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man. ... [It is] better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes.
Psalms 124:1-3 [[A Song of degrees of David.]] If [it had not been] the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say; ... Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us:
Psalms 127:1 [[A Song of degrees for Solomon.]] Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh [but] in vain.
Psalms 146:3 Put not your trust in princes, [nor] in the son of man, in whom [there is] no help.
Isaiah 2:2 And it shall come to pass in the last days, [that] the mountain of the LORD'S house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it.
Jeremiah 17:5 Thus saith the LORD; Cursed [be] the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.
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