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CHAPTER 1.

Jehoshaphat's good reign. Before and smote the king of Israel between the joints of high places were not taken away; for the people before

the harness : wherefore he said unto the driver of his offered and burnt incense yet in the high places.
chariot, Turn thine hand, and carry me out of the 44 And Jehoshaphat made peace with the king of
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45 Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, and lieb":2 14. was a stayed up in his chariot against the Syrians, and his might that he shewed, and how he warred, are * Kings 1,2. died at even: and the blood ran out of the wound into they not written in the book of the Chronicles of the och 14, 23. 2.2 Clu "R, the midst of the chariot.

kings of Judah ? 36 And there went "a proclamation throughout the 46 And the remnant of the P Sodomites, which re- D ch.15, 12 12 Sam.18, host about the going down of the sun, saying, Everymained in the days of his father Asa, he took out of cch. 12. 16. man to his city, and every man to his own country. the land.

37 So the kingdied, and was brought to Samaria; 47 There was then no king in Edom: a deputy and they buried the king e in Samaria.

was king. ch. 16, 24. 38 And one washed the chariot in the pool of Sa- 48 Jehoshaphat made' ships of Tharshish to go to samo 1.4

2 Kings , maria, and the dogs licked up his blood, (and they Ophir for gold; but they went not: for the ships 20. washed his armour,) according' unto the word of the were broken at Ezion-geber. LORD which he spake.

49 Then said Ahaziah the son of Ahab unto Je-56. 39 Now the rest of the acts of Ahab, and all that hoshaphat, Let my servants go with thy servants in house of the he did, and the t ivory house which he made, and all the ships : but Jehoshaphat would not. ch.11 , 41.de the cities that he built, ose they not written in the 50 And Jehoshaphat "slept with his fathers, and 35, 37.

book of the Chronicles of the kings of Israel ? was buried with his fathers in the city of David his

40 So Ahab 6 slept with his fathers; and Ahaziah father : and Jehoram his son reigned in his stead. h 2 Chr 20, his son reigned in his stead.

51 1 Ahaziah the son of Ahal) began to reign over 41 1 And Jehoshaphat the son of Asa began to Israel in Samaria the seventeenth year of Jehoshareign over Judah in the fourth year of Ahab king of phat king of Judah, and reigned two years over Kings' };

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Israel. 42 Jehoshaphat was thirty and five years old when 52 And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, and iz he began to reign; and he reigned 'twenty and five walked in the way of his father, and in the way of y ca. 16, 28

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years in Jerusalem. And * his mother's name was his mother, and in the way of Jeroboam the son of
Azubah, the daughter of Shilhi.

Nebat, who made Israel to sin: 43 And he walked in all the ways of Asa his 53 For be served? Baal, and worshipped him, and love mig 10. & 17, s. father ; he turned not aside from it, doing that which provoked to anger the Lord God of Israel, according 17 m Lev. 2o, was right in the eyes of the LORD: nevertheless "the to all that his father had done.

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1 The SECOND Book of the KINGS, commonly called

The FOURTH Book of the KINGS.
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was he which came up to meet you, and told you these Mat. 3, 4
Elijah bringeth fire from heaven upon them whom Ahaziah words?
sent to apprehend him.
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said, Elijah the 2 And Ahaziah fell down through a lattice in his 9 Then the king sent unto him 'a captain of ", upper chamber that was in Samaria, and" was sick : fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him; (and, it.

n Judg. 15 ech. 3, 5, and he sent messengers, and said unto them, Go, in- į behold, he sat on the top of a hill;) and he spake . Mm. 27,

Kings quire of Baal-zebub, the god of e Ekron, whether I unto him, Thou man of God, the king hath said,
Chr. 3, 3 shall recover of this disease.

Come down. 3 But the angel of the LORD said to 'Elijah the 10 And Elijah answered and said to the captain of Acts 5, 6 lost. 15. Tishbite, & Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the fifty, If I be a man of God, then Plet fire come down 1Sam.5,10. king of Samaria, and say unto them, Is it not because froin heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And 1 Kings there is not a God in Israel, that ye go to inquire of there' came down tire from heaven, and consumed sa Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron ?

him and his fifty. 4 Now, therefore, thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt 11 t Again also he sent unto him another captain James 5, 17

not come down from that bed on which thou art gone of fifty with his fifty. And he answered and said un- Heb. He her Kings up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed. to him, O man of God, thus hath the king said, Come

5 And when the messengers turned backuntn him,down' quickly. he said unto them, Why are ye now turned back? 12 And Elijah answered and said unto them, If I be verse 13.

6 And they said unto him, There came a man up a man of God, let fire come down from heaven, and 2 Tim. 3,15 to meet us, and said unto us, Go, turn again unto the consume thee and thy fifty. And the fire of Godiame 1 Kings king that sent you, and say unto hiin, Thus saith the down from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty. LORD, Is it not because there is not a God in Israel, 13 And he sent again a captain of the third fifty that thou sendest to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, Jer. , s. Ekron ? therefore thou shalt not come down from and came and * fc!l on his knees before Elijah, and Acts 10, that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt curely besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I iness

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pray thee, let my † life, and the life of these fifty thy 7 And he said unto them, What manner of man servants, be precious in thy sight.

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II. KINGS.

is translated from the earth. 14 Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and 12 And Elisha saw it, and he cried, My father, Before

the two captains of the former fifties with ny father! the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen their fifties: therefore let my life now be precious in thereof. And he saw him no more : and he took thy sight.

hold of his own clothes, and rent them in two pieces. 22, 52. 15 And the angel of the Lord said unto Elijah, 13 He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell

Go ? down with him; be not afraid of him. And he from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of 1.4 29, 3. Ezek. 1, 6. arose, and went down with him unto the kiny.

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16' And he said unto bim, Thus saith a the LORD, 14 And he took the mantle of Elijah that fell from
Forasmuch as thou hast sent messengers to inquire of him, and ? smote the waters, and said, Where is the
Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, (isit not because there LORD God of Elijah? And when he also had smitten
is no God in Israel to inquire of his word ?) therefore the waters, they parted hither and thither: and Elisha
thou shalt not come down off that bed on which thou went over.
art gone up, but shalt surely die.

15 And when the sons of the prophets, which were 17 So he died, according to the word of the Lord, to view at Jericho, saw him, they said, The spirit of ocha1.8" which Elijah had spoken: and " Jehoram reigned in Elijah doth rest on Elisha, And they came to meet

b 22. Kinesi. his stead, in the second year of Jehoram the son of him, and bowed themselves to the ground before him: nch. 4,57

Jehostaphat, king of Judah; because he had no son. 16 And they said unto him, Behold now, there be 17.

18 Now the rest of the acts of Ahaziah which he with thy servants fifty strong men ; let them go, we did, are they not written in the book of the “Chroni-pray thee, and seek thy master; lest peradventure the cles of the kings of Israel ?

Spirit of the Lord hath taken bim up, and cast him 1 Kings
CHAPTER II.

upon some mountain, or into some valley. And he
9 Elijah is taken up by a fiery chariot into heaven....23 Bears said, Ye shall not send.
destroy the children that mocked Elisha.

17 And when they urged him till he twas ashamed, 1 Cor. 9, A up Elijah · into heaven by a whirlwind, that they sought three days, but found him not.

, , men ; and finis, Elijah went with 'Elisha from Gilga).

18 And when they came again to him, (for he tar2 And Elijah said unto Elisha, Tarry' here, I pray zried at Jericho,) he said unto them, Did I not say unto

I d Luke 24, thee; for the Lord hath sent me to e Beth-el. And you, Go not ?

Elisha said unto him, As the LORD liveth, and 8 as 19 And the men of the city said unto Elisha, Be1 Kings thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. So they went hold, I pray thee, the situation of this city is pleasant, .. down to Beth-el.

as my lord seeth : but the water is naught, and the 3 And the sons of the prophets that were at Beth-el ground e barren.

came forth to Elisha, and said unto him, Knowest 20 And he said, Bring me a new cruse, and put Mars, ie. thou that the LORD will take away thy master from salt therein. And they brought it to him. w Kings thy' head to-day? And he said, Yea, I know it; hold 21 And he went forth unto the spring of the waters, 1 Jer. ?t 18, 4. & 20, you your peace.

and cast the salt in there, and said, Thus saith the llosen 4 And Elijah said unto him, Elisha, tarry here, I Lord, I have 3 healed these waters; there shall not pray thee; for the LORD hath sent me to Jericho.be from thence any more death or barren land.

And he said, As the Lord livetli, and as thy soul liv- 22 So the waters were healed unto this day, accorActs 22, 3. eth, I will not leave thee. So they came to k Jericho. {ding to the saying of Elisha which he spake.

5 And the sons of the prophets that were at Jeri- 23 And he went up from thence unto Beth-el : ca. 4,29 cho came to Elisha, and said unto him, Knowest thou and as he was going up by the way, there came forth that the LORD will take away thy master from thy little children out of the city, and mocked him, and ii

. Chu: 14, head to-day? And he answered, Yea, I know it'; said unto him, Go up, thou bald-head ; go up, thou hold you you: peace.

bald-head. 6 And Elijah said unto him, 'Tarry, I pray thee, 24 And he turned back, and looked on them, and it here ; for the Lord hath sent me to Jordan. And he cursed them in the name of the Lord.

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LORD said, As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will there came forth two she-bears out of the wood, and or % not leave thee. And they two went on.

tare forty and two children of thein. 7 And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went, and 25 And he went from thence to mount" Carmel ; m 1 Kings stood to view afar cff; and they two stood by Jordan. and from thence be returned to Samaria. 8 And Elijah took his " mantle, and wrapped it

CHAPTER III. n Ex. 14,21. together, and smote the waters, and they were divi

1 Jehoran's reign...,4 Mesha rebelleth, tem ded bither awd, thither ; so that they two went over NOW.Jehoram, the son of a bab besar toreign :* O Fix. 14, 22.

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Israel in Samaria the eighteenth year of ", 9 And it came to pass, when they were gone over, Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned twelve years. * Kn that Elijah said unto Elisha, ” Ask what I shall 9 do 2 And he wrought evil in the sight of the LORD ; 21, 25.

9 9 Acts £, 17. for thee', before I be taken away from thee. And but not like his father, and like his mother; for he Kings

Elisha said, I pray thee, let a double portion of thy } put away the image of Baal that his father had cap. 9,22 spirit be upon me.

made. 10 And he said, Thou hast asked a hard thing :: 3. Nevertheless he cleaved unto the sins' of Jero- 16, 92. A 1s 10, nevertheless, 'if thou see me when I am taken from boam the son of Nebat, which made Israel to sin; he c.10.31. thee, it shall be so unto thee; but if not, it shall not departed not therefrom.

4 1 And Mesha king of Moab was a 8 sheep-mas: s1 Kings, 11 And it came to pass, as they still went on, and {ter, and "rendered unto the king of Israel a bundred 12.28. & 18 talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, thousand lambs, and a hundred ihousand rams, with and horses of tire, and parted them both asunder; the wool. and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into leaven. 5 But it came to pass, when Ahab was dead, that we

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CHAPTER IV.

Elisha multiplieth the widow's oil. the king of Moab 'rebelled against the king of} fled before them: but they went forward smiting the Israel.

Moabites, even in their country. 6 And king Jehoram went out of Samaria the same 25 And they beat down the cities, and on every I cbap. 1, 1. time, and numbered all Israel.

good piece of land cast every man his stone, and fillA2 Sam. 24,

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Judah, saying, The king of Moah hath rebelled { felled all the good trees : only in 'Kir-haraseth left (Isa. 10, , 1 Kings 22, against me : wilt thou go with me against Moab to {they the stones thereof; howbeit, the slingers went

battle ? And he said, I will go up: I am as thou art, about it, and smote it. m! Kings my people as thy people, and my horses as thy horses. 26 And when the king of Moab saw that the battle

8 And he said, which way shall we go up. And he was too sore for him, he took with bim seven hundred Judg.

answered, The way through the wilderness of Edom.men that 6 drew swords, to break through even unto Judg. 17,

9 So the king of Israel went, and the king of Ju-the king of Edom; but they could not. dah, and the king of Edom: and they fetched a com- 27 Then he took || his cldest son, that should have tive his may pass of seven days' journey: and there was no water reigned in his stead, and offered him for a burnt-offer-ence to the for the host, anð for the cattle † that followed them. {ing upon the wall. And there was great indignation Moab; or

10 And the king of Israel said, Alas! that the against Israel: and they departed from him, and re- of Eslom
‘LORD hath called these three kings together, to deliv- turned to their own land.
er them into the hand of Moab!

CHAPTER IV.
11 But Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a proph-1 Elisha multiplieth the widow's oil....18 He raiseth again ber
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the 'sons of the prophets unto Elisha, saying, P. 73,4 which poured water on the hands of Elijah. Thy servant my husband is dead; and thou knowest r chap. 1,6 12 And Jehoshaphat said, "The word of the LORD that thy servant "did fear the LORD: and the creditor Mat

. 18, is with him. So the king of Israel, and Jehoshaphat, is come to take unto him my two sons to be bondmen. • Ps. 78, 34. and the king of Edom, went down to him.

2 And Elisha said unto her, . What shall I do for 13 And Elisha said unto the king of Israel, † What thee?

tell me: what hast thou in the house? And she thee and we have I to do with thee ? get thee to the prophets of said, Thine handmaid hath not any thing in the house John *** thy father, and to the prophets of thy mother. And save'a pot of oil.

the king of Israel said unto bim, Nay: for the LORD 3 Then he said, Go, borrow thee . vessels abroad
hath called these three kings together, to deliver them of all thy neighbours, even empty vessels; borrow not

h Mat. 6, ! 1 Kings into the land of Moab.

a few. 14 And Elisha said, * As the Lord of hosts liveth, 4 And when thou art come in, thou shalt "shut the " Mark 5,40 3. & 19 5:2014:27 before whom I stand, surely, were it not that " I re- door upon thee and upon thy sons, and shalt pour out

i | Heb.ir! gard the presence of Jehoshaphat the king of Judah, into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that anuld look FI would not look toward thee, nor sce thee. which is full.

15 But now bring me sa minstrel. And it came 5 So she went from him, and shut the door upon 11 Kings 17,
to pass, when the minstrel played, that the hand of her and upon her sons, who brought the vessels to her,
the Lord came upon him.

and she poured out.
16 And he said, Thus saith the LORD, Make this 6 And it came to pass, when the vessels were "full,
valley + full of ditches.

that she said unto her son, Bring me yet a vessel.
17 Forthus saith the LORD, Ye shall not see 'wind, And he said unto her, There is not a vessel more. "John6, 12
neither shall ye see rain ; yet that valley shall be filled } And the oil stayed.
with water, that ye may drink, both ye, and your * cat- 7 Then she came and told the man of God : and
tle, and your beasts.

he said, Go, sell the oil, and pay thy debt, and live Ps. 37, 24. 18 And this is but a light thing in the sight of the thou and thy children of the rest. 1, 35, LORD: he will deliver the Moabites also into your

81 And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to hand.

Shunem, where was a great woman; and she con19 And ye shall'smite every fenced city, and every strained him to eat bread. And so it was, that, as oft slov.si, choice city, and shall“ fell every good tree, and stop as he passed by, he turned in thither to eat bread.

all wells of water, and mar every good piece of land 9 And she said unto her husband, Behold, now, I ' 1 Pet.3, 1 e Deut.20, with stones.

perceive that this is " a holy man of God which pass- Hinn.no 20 1 And it came to pass in the morning, when the eth by us continually. Exod. 29, 4 meat-offering was offered, that, behold, there came 10 Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on x Jos...2,15. Kings 18, water by the way of Edom; and the country was the wall; and let us set for laim there a bed, and a y Rom. 12.

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table, and a stool, and a candlestick : and it shall be, lieto 13, 1.
21 And when all the Moabites heard that the kings when he cometh to us, that he shall turn in thither.
were come up to fight against them, they gathered all 11 And it fell on a day that he came thither, and
that were able to put on armour, and upward, and she turned into the chamber, and lay there.
stood in the border.

12 And he said to Gehazi bis servant, Call this
22 And they rose up early in the morning and the Shunammite. And when he had called her, she stood
sun shone upon the water, and the Moabites saw the before him.
water on the other side as red as blood :

13 And he said unto him, Say now unto her, Be- Luke 10, 23 And they said, This is blood: the kings are { bold, thou hast been ? careful for us with all this care; 1 Thess. 5. surely slain, and they have smitten one another: now what is to be done for thee? wouldest thou be spoken therefore, Moab, to the spoil.

for “ to the king, or to the captain of the host ? And -ch. 3, 16. 24. And when they came to the camp of Israel, the she answered, "I dwell among mine own people. Israelites rose up and smote the Moabites, so that they 14 And he said, What then is to be done for her ?

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The deadly pottage healed. And Gehazi answered, Verily she hath no child, and { 35 Then he returned, and walked in the house to CHRIST her husband is old.

and tro; and went up, and stretched himself upon 15 And he said, Call her. And when he had called him: and the child sneezed seven times, and the child Gen. 18, her, she stood in the door.

opened his eyes. 16 And he said, About this season, according to 36 And he called Gehazi, and said, Call this Shu- kom. 12,11. the time of life, thou shalt embrace a son. And she nammite. So he called her. And when she was come said, Nay, my lord, thou man of God, do not lie unto in unto him, he said, 'Take up thy son. thine handmaid.

37 Then she went in, and & feil at his feet, and 8 ch. 2, 15. 17 And the woman'conceived, and bare a son at bowed herself to the ground, and took up her son, and 11 Sam. 1, that season that Elisha had said unto her, according went out. Mat. 10, 41. to the time of life.

38 1 And Elisha came again to Gilgal, and there cir. €91. 18 1 And when the child was grown, it fell on a wasi a dearth in the land, and the sons of the prophets b chap: 21 day that he went out to his father to the reapers. were sitting before him: and he said unto his servant,

19 And he said unto his father, My head, my head! Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons And he said to a lad, Carry him to his mother. of the prophets.

k chap. 2, 3 20 And when he had taken him, and brought him 39 And one went out into the field to gather herbs, Luke je 59. to his mother, he sat on her knees till noon, and then and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild died.

gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the 21 And she went up, and laid him on the bed of pot of pottage : for they'knew them not. the man of God, and "shut the door upon him, and 40 So they poured out for the men to eat: and it 52 & 15, 14. went out.

came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that 2 Tim. 3,13. 22 And she called unto her husband, and said, they cried out, and said, O thou man of God, there is Send me, I pray thee, one of the young men, and one death in the pot; and they could not eat thereof.

m of the asses, that I may run to the man of God, and 41 But he said, Then bring meal. And he cast n Exod. 15, come again.

it into the pot; and he said, Pour out for the people, 25. 23 And he said, Wherefore wilt thou go to him to that they may eat. And there was no harm in the pot. 1 Sam.3.4 mehr.23

, day ? it is neither new moon nor sabbath. And she 42 And there came a man from Baal-shalisha, said, † It shall be well.

and P brought the man of God bread of the first-fruits, 1 Cor.9, 11. 24 Then she saddled an ass, and said to her ser- twenty loaves of barley, and full ears of corn in the Gal

. & 6. vant, Drive, and go forward ; slack not thy riding for husk thereof. And he said, Give unto the people, Exod. 25, me, except I bid thee.

that they may eat. 25 So she went, and came unto the man of God to 43 And his servitor said, "What, should I set this Fluke 9,13.

mount Carmel. And it came to pass, when the before a hundred men ? He said again, Give the peoo 1 Kingsman of God saw her afar off, that he said to Gehazi įple, that they may eat: for thus saith the LORD, They

his servant, Behold, yonder is that Shunammite: shall " eat, and shall leave thereof.

26 Run now, I pray thee, to meet her; and say 44 So he set it before them, and they did eat, and 20. unto her, Is it well with thee? is it well with thy hus i left thereof, according to the word of the LORD. band ? is it well with the child ? And she answered, It

CHAPTER V. is well.

Naạman is sent to Samaria to be cured of his leprosy. 27 And when she came to the man of God to the NO

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near 9 to thrust her away. And the man of God said, honourable'; because by him the LORD had given

Let her alone; for her soult is vexed within her : and deliverance unto Syria : he was also a mighty man Isan, 1:10: the Lord hath bid it from me, and hath not told me. in valour, but he was a leper.

28 Then she said, Did I desire a son of my lord ? 2 And the Syrians had gone out by companies, and did I not say, Do not deceive me?

had brought away captive out of the land of Israel a 29 Then he said to Gehazi, Gird up thy loins, and little maid ; and she waited on Naaman's wife.

; feise 20. take" my staff in thine hand, and go thy way: if thou 3 And she said unto her mistress, Would God my e 1 Cor. 1,

meet any man, 'salute him not; and if any salute lord were with the prophet that is'in Samaria! for he 27, 28.

thee, answer him pot again : and lay my staff upon would recover him of his leprosy, Acts 18, 12. the face of the child.

4 And one went in and told his lord, saying, Thus 30 And the mother of the child said, As the LORD and thus said the maid that is of the lard of Israel. &Job 51,18 liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. 5 And the king of Syria said, Go to, go, and I will And he arose, and y followed' her.

send a letter bunto the king of Israel. And he de31 And Gebazi passed on before them, and laid parted, and took † with him ten talents of silver, and the staff upon the face of the child ; but there was six thousand pieces of gold, and 'ten changes of rai- his hand,

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to meet him, and told him, saying, The child is not 6 And he brought the letter to the king of Israel, i.udg. 14 awaked.

saying, Now, when this letter is come unto thee, be32 And when Elisha was come into the house, be-hold, I have therewith sent Naaman my scrvant to hold, the child was dead, and laid upon his bed. thee, that thou mayest recover him of his leprosy.

33 He went in therefore, and "shut the door upon 7 And it came to pass, when the king of Israel had them twain, and prayed unto the LORD.

read the letter, that he rent his clothes, and said, Am 34. And he went up, and lay upon the child, and I God, '10 kill and to make alive, that this man doth

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CHAPTER VI.

Elisha causeth iron to swim. Before heard that the king of Israel had rent his clothes, that from their hand, and bestowed them in the house: and Before

he sent to the king, saying, "Wherefore hast thou rent he let the men go, and they departed.

thy clothes ? let him come now to me, and he shall 25 But he went in, and stood before his master. P. 25, 17, know that there is a 'prophet in Israel.

And Elisha said unto him, Whence comest thou, Ge9 So Naaman came with his horses and with his hazi ? And he said, Thy servant went no whither. .I uke 4,27. chariot, and P stood at the door of the house of Elisha. 26 And he said unto him, Went not mine heart with Jer. 20,

10 And Elisha sento a messenger unto him, say- thee, when the man turned again from his chariot to Mat. 5,4 ch. 18, 19 ing, Go and 'wash in Jordan seven times, and thy meet thee? e Is it a time to receive money, and to re- 1 Cor. 9, 12. Yolun 4,5. flesh shall come again to thee, and thou shalt beceive garments, and olive-yards, and vineyards, and iz Johu 3, 7. s clean.

sheep,andoxen,and menservants, and maid-servants? (2 Sam. 35 11 But Naaman was wroth, and went away, and 27 The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave 29. said, Behold, I thought, Ile will surely come out to {unto thee, and unto thy seed' for ever. And he went Num. 12

me, and stand and call on the name of the LORD his out from his presence a leper as white as snow. Cor. 3,7. God, and strike his hand over the place, and recover

CHAPTER VI. !! Cor ļ the leper.

The army which was sent to Dothan, to apprehend Elisha, is
12 4re not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damas-

smitten with blindness.
cus, better than all the waters of Israelmay I not AND the sons of the prophets said unto Elisha;

? Mat 18, 22. , he , and went Behold , the 18,4 away in a rage.

thee is too straight for us. 13 And his servants ca ne near, and spake unto 2 Let us go, we pray thee, unto Jordan, and take afereely s lien. 41, him, and said, ' My father, if the prophet had bidthence every man a beam, and let us make us a chap: 2. cap. 2, 12 thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done place there, where we may dwell. And he answer

it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, ed, Go ye.
Wash, and be clean?

3 And one said, Be content, I pray thee, and go y Job 31, 13. 14 • Thun went he down, and dipped himself seven with thy servants. And he answered, I will go.

times in Jordan, according to the saying of the man 4 So he went with them. And when they came chap. 2 16.

of God : and his flesh came again like unto the flesh to Jordan, they cut down wood. 2 Chr. 20, of a little child, and he ? was clean.

5 But as one was felling a beam, the faxe head 15 And he returned to the man of God, he and all fell into the water : and he cried, and said, Alas, mas

his company, and came and stood before him: and ter! for it was e borrowed. • Dan. 2,47. he said, Behold, now, I know that there is a no God in 6 And the man of God said, Where fell it ? And he

all the earth but in Israel: now therefore, I pray thee, shewed him the place. And he cut down'a stick, Class bfen ss, 1. take ba blessing of thy servant.

and cast it in thither; and the iron did swim. 16 But he said, As the LORD liveth, before whom 7 Therefore said he, Take it up to thee. And he Gen. 14, I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to put out his hand, and took it. 1.Cor. 6, 12. take it ; but he refused.

8 1 Then the king of Syria warred against Israel, g Pr. 24, f. 17 And Naaman said, Shall there not then, I pray and took counsel with his servants, saying, † In such | Heb. Pelo thee, be given to thy servant two mules' burden of and such a place shall be my camp. earth? for thy servant will henceforth offer neither 9 And the man of God sent unto the king of Israel, burnt-offering nor sacrifice unto other gods, but unto saying, Beware that thou pass not such a place; for the Lord.

thither the Syrians are come down. 18 In this thing the Lord pardon thy servant, that 10 And the king of Israel sent to the place which ! he || when my master goeth into the house of Rimmon to the man of God told him and warned him of, and

worship there, and he leaneth on my hand, and I bow saved himself there, not once nor twice. van myself in the house of Rimmon; when I bow down 11 Therefore the heart of the king of Syria was

myself in the house of Rimmon, the LORD pardon thy || sore troubled for this thing; and he called Es ser-hi servant in this thing.

vants, and said unto them, Will ye not shew me which had 19 And he said unto him, Goin peace. So he de- of us is for the king of Israel ? parted from him a little way.

12 And one of his servants said, None, my lord, 20 But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of} O king: but Elisha, the prophet that is in Israel, tell

God, said, Behold, my master hath spared Naaman eth the king of Israel the words that thou speakest in : Ecel. 10 d'ouvw this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which thy'

bed-chamber. he brought : but, as the LORD liveih, I will run after 13 And he said, Go, and * spy where he is, that I 1 Sam. 22 him, and take somewhat of him.

may send and fetch him. And it was told him, say21 So Gehazi followed after Naaman. And when ing, Behold, ke is' in Dothan. verse 17. Naaman saw him running after him, he lighted down 14 Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, 1 Tim., from the chariot to meet him, and said, Is all well ? and a great host: and they came by night, and "9.

22 And he said, All is well. My master hath sent compassed the city about.
me, saying, Behold, even now there be come to me 15 And when the servant of the man of God was
from mount Ephraim two young men of the sons of risen early, and gone forth, behold, a host compassed
the prophets: give them, I pray thee, a talent of sil- the city, both with horses and chariots. And his scr-
ver, and two changes of garments.

vant said unto him, Alas, my master! how shal:
23 And Naaman said, Be content, take two talents. we do?
And he urged him, and bound two talents of silver in 16 And he answered, o Fear not; for they that be ?.? Chr. 52
two bags, with two changes of garments, and laid with us are more than they that be with them.
them upon two of his servants; and they bare them 17 And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray
before him.

thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD Is. 50,1 24. And when he came to the tower, he took them: opened the eyes of the young man : and he saw, and,

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