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2 Kings 2:18-19

New American Standard Bible

Chapter 2

18 They returned to him while he was staying in Jericho; and he said to them, 'Did I not say to you, ‘Do not go’?'
19 Then the men of the city said to Elisha, 'Behold now, the site of the city is pleasant, as my lord sees; but the water is bad and the land is unfruitful.'
King James Version

Chapter 2

18 And when they came again to him, (for he tarried at Jericho,) he said unto them, Did I not say unto you, Go not?
19 And the men of the city said unto Elisha, Behold, I pray thee, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord seeth: but the water is naught, and the ground barren.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 2

18 When they returned to him in Jericho where he was staying, he said to them, "Didn't I tell you not to go? "
19 The men of the city said to Elisha, "My lord can see that even though the city's location is good, the water is bad and the land unfruitful."
New Living Translation

Chapter 2

18 Elisha was still at Jericho when they returned. 'Didn't I tell you not to go?' he asked.
19 One day the leaders of the town of Jericho visited Elisha. 'We have a problem, my lord,' they told him. 'This town is located in pleasant surroundings, as you can see. But the water is bad, and the land is unproductive.'
English Standard Version

Chapter 2

18 And they came back to him while he was staying at Jericho, and he said to them, “Did I not say to you, ‘Do not go’?”
19 Now the men of the city said to Elisha, “Behold, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees, but the water is bad, and the land is unfruitful.”
New International Version

Chapter 2

18 When they returned to Elisha, who was staying in Jericho, he said to them, 'Didn't I tell you not to go?'
19 The people of the city said to Elisha, 'Look, our lord, this town is well situated, as you can see, but the water is bad and the land is unproductive.'