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 2 Kings 5:19 - 27
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   Book of 2 Kings
   Chapter 5
5:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Go in peace," Elisha said. After Naaman had traveled some distance,
 
5:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said to himself, "My master was too easy on Naaman, this Aramean, by not accepting from him what he brought. As surely as the LORD lives, I will run after him and get something from him."
 
5:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Gehazi hurried after Naaman. When Naaman saw him running toward him, he got down from the chariot to meet him. "Is everything all right?" he asked.
 
5:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Everything is all right," Gehazi answered. "My master sent me to say, 'Two young men from the company of the prophets have just come to me from the hill country of Ephraim. Please give them a talent F7 of silver and two sets of clothing.'"
 
5:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"By all means, take two talents," said Naaman. He urged Gehazi to accept them, and then tied up the two talents of silver in two bags, with two sets of clothing. He gave them to two of his servants, and they carried them ahead of Gehazi.
 
5:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Gehazi came to the hill, he took the things from the servants and put them away in the house. He sent the men away and they left.
 
5:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then he went in and stood before his master Elisha. "Where have you been, Gehazi?" Elisha asked. "Your servant didn't go anywhere," Gehazi answered.
 
5:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But Elisha said to him, "Was not my spirit with you when the man got down from his chariot to meet you? Is this the time to take money, or to accept clothes, olive groves, vineyards, flocks, herds, or menservants and maidservants?
 
5:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Naaman's leprosy will cling to you and to your descendants forever." Then Gehazi went from Elisha's presence and he was leprous, as white as snow.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F7 That is, about 75 pounds (about 34 kilograms)

 
 

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