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1. KINGS.

of the Shunammits in Kirharaseth left they, the stones, unto her, Bebold, thou hast beeg thereof; how beit be slingers wens careful for us with all this care ; what about it, and snote it.

is to be done for thee? wouldest thou 26 And when the king of Moab be spoken for to the king, or to the saw that the battle was too sore for captain of the host ) And she annim, he took with him seven bundred swered, I dwell among mine own men that drew swords to break through people. cien unto tba king of Edoro : but they 14 And he said, What then is to be could not.

done for her? And Gehazi answered, 27 Then be took bis eldest son that Verily she hath no child, and her husbould have reigned in his stead, and band is old. offered him for a burnt-offering upon 15 And he said, Call her. And when the wall. And there was great indig. he had called her, she stood in the nation against Israel: and they de door. parted from him, and returned to 16 And be said, About this season, their own land.

according to the time of life, thoti CHAP. IV.

shalt embrace a son. And she said, Now there cried a certain woman Nay, my lord, thou man of God, do

of not prophets unto Elisha, saying, Thy ser 17 And the woman conceived, and

my husband is dead and tbou bare a son at that season that Élisha knowest that thy servant diu fear the had said unto her, according to the LORD: and the creditor is come to time of life. take unto him my two sons to be 19 And when the child was bond men.

grown, it fell on a day, that he went ? And Elisha said unto her, What out to his father to the reapers. shall I do for thee? tell me, what hast 19 And he said unto his father, My thou in the bouse? And she said, head, my head. And he said to a lad, Thine bandmaid hath not any thing Carry him to bis mother. in the house, save a pot of oil.

20 And when he had taken bim, and 3 Then be said, Go, borrow thee brought him to his mother, be sat on vessels abroad of all thy neighbours, ber kneestill noon, and then died. coon empty vessels ; borrow not a few. 21 And she went up, and laid him on

4 And when tbou art come in, thou the bed of the man of God, and shut sbalt shut the door upon thee and the door upon him, and went out. upon thy sons, and shall pour out into 22 And she called unto her husband, all those vessels, and thou shalt set and said, Send me, I pray tbec, one or aside that which is full.

the young men, and one of the asses, 5 So she went from him, and shut that I may run to the man or God, and the door upon her and upon her sons, come again. who brought the vessels to her, and 23 And he said, Wherefore wilt thou she poured out.

go to bim to-day ? it is neither new6. And it came to pass, when the inoon, nor sabbath. And she said, it vessels were full, that she said unto shall be well. ber son, Bring me yet a vessel. And 94 Then she saddled an ass, and said he said unto her, There is coi a vessel to her servant, Drive, and go forward, more. And the oil stayed.

slack not thy'riding for me, except i 7 Then she came and told the mat. bid thee. of God. And he said, Go, sell the oil, 25 So she went and came into the and pay thy debt, and live thou and man of God to mount Carmel. And thy children of the rest.

it came to pass, when the man of God 8 $ And it fell on a day, that Elisha saw her afar of, that he said to Gepassed to Sbunem, where was a great hazi his servant, Behold, yonder 19 woman; and she constrained him to that shunammite: eat bread. And so it was, that as oft 26 Run now, I pray thee, to meet as he passed by, he targed in thither her, and say unto her, Is it well with to eat bread.

thee? Is it well with thy husband ? 9 And she said unto her husband, it well with the child? And she an. Behold dow, 1 perceive that this is an swered, It is well. hol, man of God, which passeth by us 27 And when she came to the man continually.

of God to the bill, she caught him by 10 Let us make a little chamber, 1 the fect. but Gehazi came near to pray thee, on the wall; and let us set thrust her away. And the man of God for him there a bed, and a table, and said, let her alone; for her soul ir a stool, and a candlestick : and it sball vexed within her: and the LORD be, when he cometh to us, that he hath bid u from me, and bath not sball turn in thither.

told me. 11 And it fell on a day, that he came 28 Then she said, Did I desire a son thitber, and he turned into the cham- of my lord? did not say, Do not oer, and lay there.

deceive me. 12 And he said to Gebazi bis ser 29 Then be said to Gehazi, Gird up vant, Call this Shunammite. Atal thy loins. aud cake my staff in thine when he had called her, she stood band, and go thy way : ti thou meet refore him.

any man, salute him not ; and if any de said uoto him, Say now saluce thee, answer him out agains

The deadly pottage healed. CHAP. V. Nasman's leprosy cleansed. and lay my staff upon the face of the

CHAP. V. child.

NOW Naaman, captain of the bost 30 And the mother of the child said, of the king of Syria, was a great As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul man with his master, and honourable, liseth, I will not leave thee. And be because by him the LORD had given arose, and followed ber.

deliverance unto Syria: he was also a 31 And Gebazi passed on before mighty man in valour, but he was a them, and laid the staff upon the face leper. of the child: but there was neither 2 And the Syrians had gone out by voice, nor hearing. Wherefore he went companies, and bad brought away again to meet him, and told him, say- captive out of the land of Israel a littio ing. The child is not awaked.

maidd, and she waited on Naaman's 32 And when Elisha was come into wife. the house, behold, the child was dead, 3 And she said unto her mistress, and laid upon his bed.

Would God my lord were with the 33 He went in therefore, and shut prophet that is in Samaria! for he the door upon them twain, and prayed would recover bim of his leprosy. unto the LORD.

4 And one went in, and told bis lord, 34 And he went up, and lay upon saying, Thus and thus said the naid the child, and put his mouth upon his that is of the land of Israel. mouth, and his eyes upon his eyes, 5 And the king of Syria said. Go to, and his hands upon his hands: and go, and I will send a letter unto the he stretched himself upon the child, king of Israel. And he departed, and and the flesh of the child waxed warm. took with bim ten talents of silver,

35 i hen he returned, and walked in and six thousand pieces of gold, and the house to and fro; and went up, ten changes of raiment. and streiched hiinself upon him; and 6 And be brought the letter to the tbe child sneezed seven times, and king of Israel, saying, Now when this the child opened his eyes.

letter is conie unto thee, behold, I 36 And he called Gehazı, and said, have thereuiti sent Naaman my serCall this Shunanimite. So be called sant to thee, that thou mayest recover her. And when she was come in unto him of his leprosy. him, he said, Take up thy son.

7 And it came to pass, when the 37 Then she went in, and fell at his king of Israel bad read the letter, that feet, and bowed herself to the ground, be rent his clothes, and said, am I and took up her son, and went out. God, to kill and to inake alive, that

38 And Elisba came again to Gil- this man doth send unto ine to recover gal: and there was a dearth in the land : a inan of his leprosy? wherefore conand the sons of the prophets were sic- sider,,' pray you, and see how be ting before him: and he said unto seeketh a quarrel against me. his servant, Set on tee great pot, and 8 9 And it was so, when Elisha the seethe pottage for the sons of the man of God bad beard that the king prophets.

of Israel bad rent his clothes, that he 39 And one went out into the field sent to the king, saying, wherefore to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, bast thou rent by clotes? let him and gathered thereof wild gourds his come now to me, and he sball know lap full, and came and shred them that there is a propbet in Israel. into the pot of pottage : for they knew 9 So Naaman came with his horses them not.

and with his chariot, and siood at the 40 So they poured out for tbe men door of tbe house of Elisha. to eat. And it came to pass, as they 10 And Elisha sent a messenger unto were eating of the pottage, that the bim, saying, Go and wash in Jordan cried out, and said, thou man of seven times, and thy flesh shall come God, there is death in the pot. And again unto thee, and ihou shalt he clean they could not eat thereof.

11 But Naaman was wroth, and went 41 But he said, Then bring meal. away, and said, Behold, I though:, He And he cast it into the pot; and he will surely come out to me, and stand, said, Pour out for the people, that and call on the name of the LORD his they may eat. And there was no barm God, and strike his hand over the in the pot.

place, and recover the leper. 42 And there came a man íron 12 Are not Abana and Pharpar, riBaal-sbalisha, and brought the inan of vers of Damascus, better than all the God bread of the first-fruits, twenty waters of Israel? may I not wash in loaves of barley, and full ears of corn them, and be clean? So he turtied, the husk thereof. And he said, Give and went away in a rage. unto the people, that they may eat. 13 And bis servants came near, and

43 And big servitor said, what, spake unto him, and said, My father, should I set this before an hundred if the prophet had bid thee do some men He svd again, Give the people, great thing, wouldest thou not lave that they may eat: for thus saith the done it? how much rather then, when 1ORD, They shall eat, and shall leave he saith to thce, Wash, and be clean? shereof,

14 Then went he down, and dipped 44 So he set it before them, and himself seven times in Jordan, ac they did eat, and left shercof, according cording to the saying of the man of so the word of the LORD

God: and his flesh came again like

The widow's oth.

11. KINGS.

of the Shunammits in Kirharaseth left they the stones, unto her, Bebold, thou hast beca thereof; howbeit the slingers went careful for us with all this care ; what about it, and snote it.

is to be done for thee? wouldest thou 26 And when the king of Moabbe spoken for to the king, or to the saw that the battle was too sore for captain of the host' And she an him, he took with him seven bundred swered, I dwell among mine own men that drew swords to break through people. cien unto the king of Edoro : but they 14 And be said, What then is to be could not.

done for her? And Gehazi answered, 27 Then be took bis eldest son that Verily she hath no child, and her busshould have reigned in bis stead, and band is old. offered bim for a burnt-offering upon 15 And he said, Call her. And when the wall. And there was great indig. he had called her, she stood in the nation against Israel: and they de door. parted from him, and returned to 16 And he said, About this season, their own land.

according to the time of life, thod CHAP. IV.

shalt embrace a son. And sbe said, Now there cried a certain woman Nay, my lord, chou man of God, dó

of not lie prophets unto Elisha, saying, Thy ser 17 And the woman conceived, and vant my husband is dead : and iboubare a son at that season that Elisha knowest that thy servant did fear the had said unto her, according to the LORD: and the creditor is come to time of life. take unto him my two sons to be 18 And when the child was bond men.

grown, it fell on a day, that he wept 2 And Elisha said unto her, What out to his father to the reapers. shall I do for thee? tell me, what bast 19 And he said unto his father, My thou in the bouse? And she said, head, my head. And he said to a lad, Thine bandmaid hath not any thing Carry him to bis mother. in the bouse, save a pot of oil.

20 And when he had taken him, and 3 Then be said, Go, borrow thee brought him to his mother, he sat on vessels abroad of all thy neighbours, her knees till noon, and shen died. cven empty vessels ; borrow not a few. 21 And she went up, and laid him on

4 And when thou art come in, thou the bed of the man of God, and shut sbalt shut the door upon tbee and the door upon him, and went out. upon thy sons, and shalt pour out into 22 And she called unto her husband, All those vessels, and thou shalt set and said, Send me, I pray thee, one of aside tbat which is ful.

the young men, and one of the asses, 5 So she went from him, and shut that I may run to the man of God, and ibe door upon her and upon ber sons, come again. who brought the vessels to her, and 23 And he said, Wherefore wilt tbon she poured out.

go to him to-day ? it is neither new 6 And it came to pass, when the inoon, nor sabbath. And she said, it vessels were full, that she said unto shall be well. ber son, Bring me yet a vessel. And 94 Then she saddled an ass, and said ae said unto her, There is cot a vessel to her servant, Drive, and go forward, piore. And the oil stayed.

slack not thy riding for me, except i 7 Then she came and told the mar. bid thee. of God. And he said, Go, sell the oil, 95 So she went and came unto the and pay thy debt, and live thou and man of God to mount Carmel. And thy children of the rest.

it came to pass, when the man of God 8 9 And it fell on a day, that Elisha saw her afar of, that he said to Gepassed to Shunem, where was a great hazi his servant, Behold, yonder 18 woman; and she constrained him to that Shunammite: eat bread. And so it was, that as oft 26 Run now, I pray thee, to meet as he passed by, he targed in thither her, and say unto her, Is it well with to eat hread.

thee? Is it well with thy husband ? lo 9 And sbe said unto her husband, it well with the child? And she an. Behold now, I perceive that this is an swered, It is well. hol, man of God, which passeth by us 27 And when she came to the man continually.

of God to the bill, she caught him by 10 Let us make a little chamber, 1 the fect. but Gehazi came near to pray thee, on the wall ; and let us set thrust her away. And the man of God for him there a bed, and a table, and said, Let her alone; for her soul is a stool, and a candlestick : and it shall vexed within her: and the LORD be, when be cometh to us, that he hath bid tt from me, and hath not shall turn in thither.

told me. 11 And it fell on a day, that he came 28 Then she said, Did I desire a son thither, and he turned into the cham- of my lord? did not say, Do nos oer, and lay there.

deceive me. 12 And he said to Gebazi bis ser 29 Then be said to Gehazi, Gird up vant, Call this Sbunamite. Atu! thy loins, and iako my staff in thide when he had called her, she stood band, and go thy way: tf thou meet efore him.

any man, salute him not ; and if any 3 And he said unto him, Say now salule thee, apswer him not again

The deadly pottage healed. CHAP. V. Naaman's leprosy cleansed and lay my staff upon the face of the

CHAP. V. child.

Now Naaman, captain of the bose 30 And the mother of the child said, of the king of Syria, was a great As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul man with his master, and honourable, lireth, I will not leave thee. And be because by him the LORD bad given arose, and followed ber.

deliverance unto Syria: he was also a 31 And Gebazi passed on before mighty man in valour, but he was a them, and laid the staff upon the face leper. of the child: but there was neither 2 And the Syrians had gone out by voice, nor hearing. Wherefore he went companies, and bad brought away again to meet him, and told him, say-captive out of the land of Israel a little ing. The child is not awaked.

maid, and she wasted on Naamaa's 32 And wben Elisha was come into wise. the house, bebold, the child was dead, 3 And she said unto her mistress, and laid upon his bed.

Would God my lord were with the 33 He went in therefore, and shut prophet that is in Samaria! for he the door upon them twain, and prayed would recover him of his leprosy. unto the LORD.

4. And one went in, and told his lord, 34 And he went up, and lay upon saying, Thus and thus said the naid the child, and put his mouth upon his that is of the land of Israel. mouth, and his eyes upon his eyes, 5 And the king of Syria said. Go to, and his hands upon his hands: and go, and I will send a letter 'unto the he stretched himself upon the child, king of Israel. And he departed, and and the flesh of the child waxed warm. took with bim ten talents of silver,

35 then he returned, and walked in and six thousand pieces of gold, and the bouse to and fro; and went up, ten changes of raiment. and stretched hinself upon him: and 6 And be brought the letter to the the child sneezed seven times, and king of Israel, saying, Now when this the child opened his eyes.

letter is conie unto thee, behold, I 36 And be called Gehazı, and said, hare therewith sent Naaman my serCall this Shunammite. Só be calied vant to thee, that thou mayest recover ner. And when she was come in unto him of his leprosy. him, he said, Take up thy son.

7 And it came to pass, when the 37 Then she went in, and fell at his king of Israel had read the letter, that Meet, and bowed herself to the ground, he rent his clothes, and said, am I and took up her son, and went out. God, to kill and to inake alive, that

38 And Elisba came again to Gii- this man doth send unto ine to recover gal: and there was a dearth in the land : a inan of his leprosy? wherefore con. and the sons of the prophets were sit. sider, I pray you, and see how he ting before bım: and he said unto seeketh a quarrel against me. his servant, Set on tbe great pot, and 8 ! And it was so, when Elisha the seethe pottage for the sons of the man of God bad heard that the king prophets.

of Israel bad rent his clothes, that be 39 And one went out into the held sent to the king, saying, Wherefore to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, basi thou rent by clotnes? let him and gathered ibereof wild gourds his come now to me, and he sball know lap full, and came and shred them that there is a prophet in Israel. into the pot or pottage : for they knew 9 So Naaman came with his horses them not.

and with his chariot, and swood at the 40 So they poured out for the men door of ibe house of Elisha. to cal. And it came to pass, as they 10 And Elisha sent a messenger unto vere eating of the pottage, that the bim, saying, Go and wash in Jordan cried out, and said, thou man of seven times, and thy flesh sball coule God, there is death in the pot. And again unto thee, and ihou shalt be clean they could not eat chercof.

11 But Naaman was wroth, and went 41 But he said, Then bring meal. away, and said, Behold, I thought, He And he cast is into the pot; and be will surely come out to me, and stand, said, Pour out for the people, that and call on the name of the LORD his they may eat. And there was no barm God, and strike his hand over the in the pot.

place, and recover the leper. 49 (And there came a man from 12 Arc Dot Abana and Pharpar, ri. Baal-shalisha, and brought the inan of vers of Damascus, better than all the God bread of the first-fruits, twenty waters of Israel? may 1 not wash in loaves of barley, and full ears of corn in them, and be clean? So be turned, the husk thereof. And he said, Give and went away in a rage. unto the people, that they may eat, 13 And his servants came near, and

43 And bis servitor' said, what, spake unto him, and said, My father, shocld I set this before an hundred if the prophet had bid thee do some men! He svd again, Give the people, great thing, wouldest thou not wave that they may eat: for thus saith the done it how much rather then, whera LORD, They shall eat, and shall leave he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean? shercof

14 Then went he down, and dipped 44 so he set it before them, and himself seven times in Jordan, acthey did eat, and left shercof, according cording to the saying of the man of to the word of the LORD

God: and his fesh came again !

Gehazt smieten with leprosy. 11. KINGS, Elisha nak, iron ta strim anto the flesh of a little child, and be

CHAP. VI. was clean.

AND the sons of the prophets said 15 | And he returned to the man of God, he and all his company, and came, place where we dwell with thee is too and stood before hiin: and he said, strait for us. Behold, now I know that there is no 2 Let us go, we pray thee, unto JorGod in all the earth but in Israel: now dan, and take thence every man a therefore, I pray, thee, take a blessing beain, and let us make us a place of thy servant.

there, where we may dwell. And he 16 But he said, As the LORD liveth, answered, Go ye. before whom I stand, I will receive 3 And one said, Be content, I pray none. And he urged him to take it ; thee, and go with thy servants. And but he refused.

he answered, I will go. 17 And Naaman said, Shall there not 4 So he went with them. And then, I pray thce, be given to thy ser- when they came to Jordan, they cut vant two mules' burden of earth? for down wood. thy servant will henceforth offer nei 5 But as one was felling a beam, the ther burnt-offering nor sacrifice unto axe lead fell into the water : and he other gods, but into the LORD. cried, and said, Alas, master! for is

19 In tbis thing the LORD pardon was borrowed. thy servant, that when iny

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6 And the man of God said, Where eth into tbe touse of Rimmon to wor- fell it? And he shewed him the place. ship there, and he leaneth on my hand, 'And he cut down a stick, and cast it in and I bow myself in the house of Rim-thither; and the iron did swim. I mon: when I bow down myself in the 7 Therefore said he, Take it up to bouse of Riminon, the LORD pardon thee. And be put out his hand, and zhy servant in this thing.

took it. 19 And he said unto him, Go in 8. Then the king of Syria warred peace. So he departed from him a against Israel, and cook counsel with little way.

his servants, saying, lo such and such 20 But Gehazi, the servant of Eli-a place shail be my camp. sba the man of God, said, Behold, my 9 And the man of God sent unto the mnaster hath spared Naarnan the Sy- king of Israel, saying, Beware that zian, in not receiving at his hands thou pass not such a place ; for thi that which he brought : but, as the ther the Syrians are come down. LORD liveth, I will run after him, and 10 And the king of Israel sent to the take somewbat of him.

place which the man of God told himn 21 So Gehazi followed after Naaman. and warned him of, and saved himself And when Naaman saw him running there, not once nor twice. after hiin, he ligbed down from the 11 4 Therefore the heart of the king chariot to meet him, sad said, Is all of Syria was sore troubled for this weil ?

thing; and be called his servants, and 22 And he said, All is well. My said unto them, Will ye not shew me master bath

sent me, saying, Behold, which of us is for the king of Israel? even now there be come to me from 19 And one of his servants said, mount Ephraim two young men of the None, my lord, o king : but Elisha, the sons of the prophets: give them, I propbet, that is in Israel, telleth the pray thee, a talent of silver, and two king of Israel the words that thou changes of garments.

speakest in thy bed-chamber. 23 And Naaman said, Be content, 13 And he said, Go and spy where take two talents. And he urged bim, he is, that may send and fetch him. and bound two talents of silver in two And it was told bim, saying, Behold, bags, with two changes of garments, he is in Dothan. and laid them upon two of his servants; 14 Therefore sent he thither horses, and they bare them before him. and chariots, and a great host: and

24 And when he came to the tower, they caine by night, and compassed be took them from their band, and be the city about. stowed them in the bouse : and he let 15 | And when the servant of the the men go, and they departed. man of God was risen early, and gone

25 But he went in, aná stood before forth, behold, an host compassed the cinis master. And Elisha said unto him, ty both with horses and chariots. And Whence comest thou, Gehazi? And he his servant said unto bim, Alas, my said, Thy servant went no wbither. master! hot shall we do?

26 And he said unto him, Went not 16 And te answered, Fear not: for mige heart with thee, when the man they that be with us are more than turned again from bis cbariot to meet they that be with them. thee? Is it a time to receive money, 11 And Elisha prayed, and said, and to receive garments, and olive LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, thai yards, and vineyards, and sheep, and he may see. And the LORD opened oxen, and men-servants, and maid- the eyes of the young man; and be saw: servants?

and bebold, the inountain was full 27 The leprosy therefore of Naaman of horses and chariots of fire round shall cleave unto thee, and unto thy about Elisha. Eeed for ever. And he went out from 18 And wben they came down to os presence a ieper as white as soow. him, Elisha prayed upto the LORD,

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