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 2 Kings 1:9 - 15
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   Book of 2 Kings
   Chapter 1
1:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then he sent to Elijah a captain with his company of fifty men. The captain went up to Elijah, who was sitting on the top of a hill, and said to him, "Man of God, the king says, 'Come down!'"
 
1:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Elijah answered the captain, "If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty men!" Then fire fell from heaven and consumed the captain and his men.
 
1:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
At this the king sent to Elijah another captain with his fifty men. The captain said to him, "Man of God, this is what the king says, 'Come down at once!'"
 
1:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"If I am a man of God," Elijah replied, "may fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty men!" Then the fire of God fell from heaven and consumed him and his fifty men.
 
1:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So the king sent a third captain with his fifty men. This third captain went up and fell on his knees before Elijah. "Man of God," he begged, "please have respect for my life and the lives of these fifty men, your servants!
 
1:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
See, fire has fallen from heaven and consumed the first two captains and all their men. But now have respect for my life!"
 
1:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The angel of the LORD said to Elijah, "Go down with him; do not be afraid of him." So Elijah got up and went down with him to the king.
 
 

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