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Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 2 Kings 4:18 - 37
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   Book of 2 Kings
   Chapter 4
4:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The child grew, and one day he went out to his father, who was with the reapers.
 
4:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"My head! My head!" he said to his father. His father told a servant, "Carry him to his mother."
 
4:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
After the servant had lifted him up and carried him to his mother, the boy sat on her lap until noon, and then he died.
 
4:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, then shut the door and went out.
 
4:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She called her husband and said, "Please send me one of the servants and a donkey so I can go to the man of God quickly and return."
 
4:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Why go to him today?" he asked. "It's not the New Moon or the Sabbath." "It's all right," she said.
 
4:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She saddled the donkey and said to her servant, "Lead on; don't slow down for me unless I tell you."
 
4:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So she set out and came to the man of God at Mount Carmel. When he saw her in the distance, the man of God said to his servant Gehazi, "Look! There's the Shunammite!
 
4:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Run to meet her and ask her, 'Are you all right? Is your husband all right? Is your child all right?'" "Everything is all right," she said.
 
4:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When she reached the man of God at the mountain, she took hold of his feet. Gehazi came over to push her away, but the man of God said, "Leave her alone! She is in bitter distress, but the LORD has hidden it from me and has not told me why."
 
4:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Did I ask you for a son, my lord?" she said. "Didn't I tell you, 'Don't raise my hopes'?"
 
4:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Elisha said to Gehazi, "Tuck your cloak into your belt, take my staff in your hand and run. If you meet anyone, do not greet him, and if anyone greets you, do not answer. Lay my staff on the boy's face."
 
4:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But the child's mother said, "As surely as the LORD lives and as you live, I will not leave you." So he got up and followed her.
 
4:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Gehazi went on ahead and laid the staff on the boy's face, but there was no sound or response. So Gehazi went back to meet Elisha and told him, "The boy has not awakened."
 
4:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Elisha reached the house, there was the boy lying dead on his couch.
 
4:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He went in, shut the door on the two of them and prayed to the LORD.
 
4:34 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then he got on the bed and lay upon the boy, mouth to mouth, eyes to eyes, hands to hands. As he stretched himself out upon him, the boy's body grew warm.
 
4:35 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Elisha turned away and walked back and forth in the room and then got on the bed and stretched out upon him once more. The boy sneezed seven times and opened his eyes.
 
4:36 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Elisha summoned Gehazi and said, "Call the Shunammite." And he did. When she came, he said, "Take your son."
 
4:37 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She came in, fell at his feet and bowed to the ground. Then she took her son and went out.
 
 

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