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The widow's oil multiplied.
The Shunammite's son dieth.
left the stones thereof in
tch. 8. 20.
son to the good Shunammite.
18 lle restoreth her
e Gen. 18. 10, 14.
B. C. 895. smiting the Moabites, even in their as he passed by, he turned in thither B. C. 895. country.
to eat bread.
they stopped all the wells of water, us continually.
in 'Kir-haraseth left they the stones pray thee, on the wall; and let us set
a stool, and a candlestick: and it shall
12 And he said to Gehazi his servant, * Am. 2. 1. 27 Then she took his eldest son that Call this Shunammite. And when he
should have reigned in his stead, and had called her, she stood before him.
spoken for to the king, or to the cap-
tain of the host? And she answered, Elisha multiplieth the widou's oil. 8 He promiseth a
I dwell among mine own people.
14 And he said, What then is to be
Verily she hath no child, and her hus-
of the wives of a the sons of the 15 And he said, Call her. And when prophets unto Elisha, saying, Thy he had called her, she stood in the servant my husband is dead; and thou door.
knowest that thy servant did fear the 16 And he said, “ About this season, tleb.set time • See Lov. 25. Lord: and the creditor is come b to according to the time of life, thou
take unto him my two sons to be shalt embrace a son. And she said,
Nay, my lord, thou man of God, do I ver. 28.
3 Then he said, Go, borrow thee ves- 18 | And when the child was grown, • See ch. 3. 16. sels abroad of all thy neighbours, even it fell on a day, that he went out to || Or,scant not. empty vessels ; ell borrow not a few.
his father to the reapers.
and brought him to his mother, he
on the bed of the man of God, and
of the young men, and one of the
of God. And he said, Go, sell the oil, God, and come again. || Or, creditor. and pay thy debt, and live thou and 23 And he said, Wherefore wilt thou thy children of the rest.
go to him to day? it is neither new Heh. there 81 And tit fell on a day, that Elisha moon, nor sabbath. And she said, It is a day. passed to d Shunem, where was a great shall be twell.
+ Heb. pxece woman; and she + constrained him to 24 Then she saddled an ass, and said eat bread. And so it was, that, as oft to her servant, Drive, and go forward ;
39. Matt. 18. 25.
d Josh. 19. 18. + Heb. laid hold on him.
Elisha raiseth him to life.
The deadly pottage healed.
1 strain not for
me to ride
23. Heb. 11. 35.
uch. 2. 1.
Luke 10. 39.
+ Heb. bitter, 1 Sam 1. 10.
z Ex. 10. 17.
25. ch. 2. 21. & 5.10, John 9. 6.
i1 Kings 1&
ch. 9. 1.
b1 Sam. 9. 4.
1 Cor. 9. 11. Gal. 6. 6.
scrip, or, gar. ment
B.C. 895. + slack not thy riding for me, except I ground, and took up her son, and B. C. 895. bid thee.
went out. + Heb. re 25 So she went, and came unto the 38 [ And Elisha came again to + 1 Kings 17.,
man of God 6 to mount Carmel. And Gilgal : and there was a * dearth in Beh 2 25. it came to pass, when the man of God the land; and the sons of the proph- about 891.
saw her afar off, that he said to Ge- ets were y sitting before him: and he
pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of
lap full, and came and shred them into
And the man to eat. And it came to pass, as they of God said, Let her alone ; for her were eating of the pottage, that they soul is + vexed within her: and the cried out, and said, O thou man of Lord hath hid it from me, and hath God, there is a death in the pot. And not told me.
they could not eat thereof. 28 Then she said, Did I desire a 41 But he said, Then bring meal. son of my lord ? " did I not say, Do And “he cast it into the pot; and he a See Ex. 15. not deceive me?
said, Pour out for the people, that 29 Then he said to Gehazi, 'Gird up they may eat. And there was no
+ Heb. eril thy loins, and take my staff in thine tharm in the pot.
salute thee, answer him not again: of God bread of the firstfruits, twenty 1 Sam. 9.7. 1 3er E47.19 and 'lay my staff upon the face of loaves of barley, and full ears of á 14. 16. ch. the child.
corn ll in the husk thereof. And he || Or, in his 30 And the mother of the child said, said, Give unto the people, that they m As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul may eat. liveth, I will not leave thee. And he 43 And his servitor said, "What, a Luke 9. 13. arose, and followed her.
should I set this before a hundred 31 And Gehazi passed on before men ? He said again, Give the peothem, and laid the staff upon the face ple, that they may eat: for thus saith
of the child; but there was neither the Lord, • They shall eat, and shall e Luke 9. 17. + Pleb, atten
voice, nor thearing. Wherefore he leave thereof.
ing to the word of the Lord.
33 He went in therefore, and shut Naaman's leprosy: 8 Elisha sendeth him to Jordan, Ma 6.6
and he is healed. 15 He refuseth Naaman's gifts.
smitten with leprosy.
about 894. the , his
host of the king of his mouth, and his eyes upon his a great man t with his master, and + Heb. before.
eyes, and his hands upon his hands : " honourable, because by him the Or, gracious. 91 Kings 17 and " he stretched himself upon the Lord had given !! deliverance unto child; and the flesh of the child Syria : he was also a mighty man in
cepted waxed warm. valour, but he was a leper.
|| Or, victory. 35 Then he returned, and walked in 2 And the Syrians had gone out by the house t to and fro; and went up, companies, and had brought away
Tand stretched himself upon him: and captive out of the land of Israel a !! Kings 17.
*the child sneezed seven times, and little maid; and she t waited on Naa- + Heb. was 11 & 1,5. the child opened his eyes. man's wife.
before. 36 And he called Gehazi, and said, 3 And she said unto her mistress, Call this Shunammite. So he called Would God my lord were + with the + Heb. before. her. And when she was come in unto prophet that is in Samaria! for he him, he said, Take up thy son. would t recover him of his leprosy. + Feb. gather
37 Then she went in, and fell at 4 And one went in, and told his his feet, and bowed herself to the lord, saying, Thus and thus said
Naaman's leprosy cured.
Gehazi smitten with it.
i Gen. 33. IL
¢1 Sam. 9. 8.
ch. 8. 8, 9. + Heb, in his እ hand.
See Matt 10 8. Acts
d Gen. 30. 2. Deut. 32. 39. 1 Sani. 2. 6.
mch. 7.2 17.
B. C. the maid that is of the land of Is-came, and stood before him: and he B. C. about 894. rael.
said, Behold, now I know that there about 81. 5 And the king of Syria said, Go to, is " no God in all the earth, but in Isgo, and I will send a letter unto the rael: now therefore, I pray thee, take by Dan 247.0 king of Israel. And he departed, and a blessing of thy servant. Ctook twith him ten talents of silver, 16 But he said, " As the Lord liveth, ch. 3. 14. and six thousand pieces of gold, and before whom I stand, 'I will receive Gen. 14. 2. ten changes of raiment.
And he urged him to take it; 6 And he brought the letter to the but he refused.
18, 20. king of Israel, saying, Now when 17 And Naaman said, Shall there not this letter is come unto thee, behold, then, I pray thee, be given to thy I have therewith sent Naaman my servant two mules' burden of earth? servant to thee, that thou mayest re- for thy servant will henceforth offer cover him of his leprosy.
neither burnt offering nor sacrifice 7 And it came to pass, when the unto other gods, but unto the Lord. king of Israel had read the letter, 18 In this thing the Lord pardon that he rent his clothes, and said, thy servant, that when my master Am I God, to kill and to make goeth into the house of Rimmon to alive, that this man doth send unto worship there, and mhe leaneth on me to recover a man of his leprosy? my hand, and I bow myself in the Wherefore consider, I pray you, and house of Rimmon: when I bow down see how he seeketh a quarrel against myself in the house of Rimmon, the
LORD pardon thy servant in this 8 | And it was so, when Elisha the thing. man of God had heard that the king 19 And he said unto him, Go in of Israel had rent his clothes, that peace. So he departed from him ta + Heb, a little
piere of he sent to the king, saying, Where- little way. fore hast thou rent thy clothes ? let 20 | But Gehazi, the servant of Gen. x 16. him come now to me, and he shall Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, know that there is a prophet in Is- my master hath spared Naaman this rael.
Syrian, in not receiving at his hands 9 So Naaman came with his horses that which he brought: but, as the and with his chariot, and stood at the Lord liveth, I will run after him, door of the house of Elisha.
and take somewhat of him. 10 And Elisha sent a messenger un
21 So Gehazi followed after Naae Seech. 4.41. to him, saying, Go and wash in Jor- man. And when Naaman saw him
dan seven times, and thy flesh shall running after him, he lighted down
+ Heb. Is there 11 But Naaman was wroth, and 22 And he said, All is well. My
went away, and said, Behold, I master hath sent me, saying, Behold, Heroill surely thought, He will surely come out to even now there be come to me from come out, c. me, and stand, and call on the name mount Ephraim two young men of Heb. I said + Heh, more
of the Lord his God, and + strike his the sons of the prophets : give them, up and down. hand over the place, and recover the I pray thee, a talent of silver, and leper.
two changes of garments.
rivers of Damascus, better than all take two talents. And he urged him,
and laid them upon two of his serv-
his master. And Elisha said unto 14 Then went he down, and dipped him, Whence comest thou, Gehazi? himself seven times in Jordan, ac- And he said, Thy servant went t no + Heb. not cording to the saying of the man of whither.
thither. I Job 33. 25. God: and his flesh came again like 26 And he said unto him, Went
unto the flesh of a little child, and not mine heart with thee, when the
man turned again from his chariot
John 9. 7.
11 Or, I said
g Luke 4. 27.
Iron is caused to swim.
The Syrians struck blind.
• 1 Tim. 6. 10.
EL 4.6. Nan 12 10. ch 15. 5.
Rom. 8. 31.
A Ninithe lights of the prophets, said
B.C. oliveyards, and vineyards, and sheep, And it was told him, saying, Behold, B. C. about 891. and oxen, and menservants, and maid he is in Dothan.
about 893. servants ?
14 Therefore sent he thither horses, 27 The leprosy therefore of Naa- and chariots, and a +great host: and + Heb. heavy. man "shall cleave unto thee, and un- they came by night, and compassed < Gen, 87. 17. to thy seed for ever. And he went the city about. out from his presence oa leper as white 15 And when the Il servant of the || Or, minister. as snow.
man of God was risen early, and gone
forth, behold, a host compassed the
city both with horses and chariots.
16 And he answered, Fear not: for
Ps. 55, 18.
they that be with them. about $3.
17 And Elisha prayed, and said, unto Elisha, Behold now, the Lord, I pray thee, open his eyes, that place where we dwell with thee is too he may see. And the Lord opened strait for us.
the eyes of the young man; and he 2 Let us go, we pray thee, unto saw: and, behold, the mountain was Jordan, and take thence every man full of horses and chariots of fire e ch. 2. 11. a beam, and let us make us a place round about Elisha.
Ps. 34. 7. & there, where we may dwell. And he 18 And when they came down to answered, Go ye.
him, Elisha prayed unto the Lord,
them with blindness according to the
This is not the way, neither is this
ye after me. cried, and said, Alas, master! for it he led them to Samaria. was borrowed.
20 And it came to pass, when they
7 Therefore said he, Take it up to saw; and, behold, they were in the
21 And the king of Israel said unto
his servants, saying, In such and such 22 And he answered, Thou shalt not 107, encamp a place shall be my l camp.
smite them: wouldest thou smite those
10 And the king of Israel sent to the their master.
and drunk, he sent them away, and
all his host, and went up, and besieged
fourscore pieces of silver, and the
ver. 8, 9.
Elisha's life threatened.
The flight of the Syrians.
the LORD sate thee,
+ Heb. other.
ch. 19. 7. Job 15. 21.
Prov. 25. 1.
m Ez. 8. 1. & 20. 1.
B. C. 26 And as the king of Israel was they said one to another, Why sit we B. C. about 892, passing by upon the wall, there cried here until we die ?
about 822 a woman unto him, saying, Help, my 4 If we say, We will enter into the lord, O king.
city, then the famine is in the city, | Or, Let not 27 And he said, " If the Lord do not and we shall die there: and if we sit
help thee, whence shall I help thee? still here, we die also. Now therefore
the Syrians: if they save us alive, we
that we may eat him to day, and we to go unto the camp of the Syrians: i Lev. 28. 29. will eat my son to morrow.
and when they were come to the Deut. 28. 53,
29 So i we boiled my son, and did eat uttermost part of the camp of Syria,
30 | And it came to pass, when the chariots, and a noise of horses, even
king heard the words of the woman, the noise of a great host: and they * 1 Kings 21. that he krent his clothes; and he said one to another, Lo, the king of
passed by upon the wall, and the peo- Israel hath hired against us 'the kings ' 1 Kings 10.
Egyptians, to come upon us. I Ruth 1. 17. 31 Then he said, 'God do so and 7 Wherefore they s arose and fled in Ps. 13.4,5,6. 1 Kings 19.2.
more also to me, if the head of Elisha the twilight, and left their tents, and
camp as it was, and fled for their life.
but ere the messenger came to him, drink, and carried thence silver, and o Luke 13. 82. he said to the elders, " See ye how gold, and raiment, and went and hid 01 Kings 18.4. this son of a murderer hath sent to it; and came again, and entered into
take away mine head? look, when another tent, and carried thence also,
good tidings, and we hold our peace:
porter of the city: and they told them, CHAPTER VII.
saying, We came to the camp of the
Syrians, and, behold, there was no man
11 And he called the porters ; and
word of the LORD; Thus saith 127 And the king arose in the night, a ver. 18, 19. the Lord, « To morrow about this and said unto his servants, I will now
time shall a measure of fine flour be shew you what the Syrians have done
of barley for a shekel, in che gate of gry; therefore are they gone out of b ver. 17, 19,20. Samaria.
the camp to hide themselves in the 2 Then ta lord on whose hand the field, saying, When they come out of ed to the king king leaned answered the man of God, the city, we shall catch them alive, leaning upon and said, Behold, if the Lord would and get into the city.
make windows in heaven, might this 13 And one of his servants answered
are left t in the city, (behold, they are + Heb, in it 35 And there were four leprous men as all the multitude of Israel that are Id Lev, 13. 46.
d at the entering in of the gate: and left in it: behold, I say, they are even
shall And punishsat
P Job 2. 9.
in the press.
+ Heb. a lord which beluiga
ch. 5. 18. c Mal. 3. 10.