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 2 Kings 4:1 - 7
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   Book of 2 Kings
   Chapter 4
4:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The wife of a man from the company of the prophets cried out to Elisha, "Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that he revered the LORD. But now his creditor is coming to take my two boys as his slaves."
 
4:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Elisha replied to her, "How can I help you? Tell me, what do you have in your house?" "Your servant has nothing there at all," she said, "except a little oil."
 
4:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Elisha said, "Go around and ask all your neighbors for empty jars. Don't ask for just a few.
 
4:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then go inside and shut the door behind you and your sons. Pour oil into all the jars, and as each is filled, put it to one side."
 
4:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She left him and afterward shut the door behind her and her sons. They brought the jars to her and she kept pouring.
 
4:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When all the jars were full, she said to her son, "Bring me another one." But he replied, "There is not a jar left." Then the oil stopped flowing.
 
4:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She went and told the man of God, and he said, "Go, sell the oil and pay your debts. You and your sons can live on what is left."
 
 

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