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 2 Kings 8:1 - 6
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   Book of 2 Kings
   Chapter 8
8:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now Elisha had said to the woman whose son he had restored to life, "Go away with your family and stay for a while wherever you can, because the LORD has decreed a famine in the land that will last seven years."
 
8:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The woman proceeded to do as the man of God said. She and her family went away and stayed in the land of the Philistines seven years.
 
8:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
At the end of the seven years she came back from the land of the Philistines and went to the king to beg for her house and land.
 
8:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The king was talking to Gehazi, the servant of the man of God, and had said, "Tell me about all the great things Elisha has done."
 
8:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Just as Gehazi was telling the king how Elisha had restored the dead to life, the woman whose son Elisha had brought back to life came to beg the king for her house and land. Gehazi said, "This is the woman, my lord the king, and this is her son whom Elisha restored to life."
 
8:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The king asked the woman about it, and she told him. Then he assigned an official to her case and said to him, "Give back everything that belonged to her, including all the income from her land from the day she left the country until now."
 
 

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