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The Mrabites defealed.

Chap. iv.

The Shunamile's fon raised. 21 And when all the Moabites heard that 10 Let us make a little chamber, I pray the kings were come up to fight againft them, thee, on the wall; and let us set for him there they gathered all that were able to put on a bed, and a table, and a fool, and a candle. armour, and upward, and food in the border. Aick: and it Mall be, when he cometh to us,

22 And they rose up early in the morning, that he shall turn in thither. and the fun shone upon the water, and the 11 And it fell on a day that he came thither, Moabites saw the water on the other side as and he turued into the chamber, and lay red as blood;

there. 23. And they said, This is blood : the kings 12 And he said to Gehazi his servant, Call are Turely llain, and they have smitten one this shunamite. And when he had called another; now therefore, Moab, to the spoil. her, she stood before him,

24 And when they came to the camp of 13 And he said unto him, say now unco Israel, the Ifraelites rose up and smote the her, Behold, thou haft been careful for us Moabites, so that they fled before them: but with all this care ; what is to be done for they went forward Smiling

the Moabites, even thee! wouldett thou be spoken for to the in ibeir country:

king, or to the captain of the hoft! And 25 And they beat down the cities, and on the answered, I dwell among mine own every good piece of land caft every man his people. fone, and filled it; and they itopped all the 14 And he said, What then is to be done for wells of water, and felled all the good trees: her? And Gehazi answered, Verily the hath no only in Kir-harareth left they the itones there. child, and her husband is old. of; howbeit, the fingers went about it, and 15 And he said, Call her. And when he had Smote it.

called her, the ftood in the door. 26 9 And when the king of Moab saw that 16 And he said, about this sean, according the battle was too fore for him, he took with to the time of lite, thou shalt embrace a ron. him seven hundred men that drew swords, to And the said, Nay, my lord, thou man of God, break through even unto the king of Edom: do not lie unto thine handmaid. but they could not.

17 And the woman conceived, and bare a 27 Then he took his elder son, that should son at that seafon that Elisha had said unto her, have reigned in his ftead, and offered him for according to the time of life. a burnt offering upon the wall. And there 18 And when the child was grown, it fell was great indignation against Israel: and they on a day that he went out to his father to the departed from him, and returned to their own reapers. land.

1) I And he said unto his father, My head, CHAP. IV.

my head. And he said to a lad, Carry him to i Elisa multiplieth the widow's oil, 8 giveth his mother.

a jon to the Shunamite, 18 raiserh her 20 And when he had taken him, and brought deadjon, 38 and at Gilgal healern ihe dead- him to his mother, he sat on her knees till ly pottage

noon, and then died. NO

ow there cried a certain woman of the 21 And ihe went up, and laid him on the bed

wives of the sons of the prophets unto of the man of God, and put ine door upon him, Elitha, saying, Thy Servant my hutband is and went out. dead ; and thou knoweft that thy servant did 22 And the called unto her husband, and fear the LORD: and the creditor is come to raid, Send me, I pray thee, one of the young take unto him my two fons to be bondmen. men, and one ot the asses, that I may run to

a And Elisha iaid unto her, What fall I do the nian of God, and come again., for thee? tell mc : what halt thou in the house! 23 And he said, Wheretore wilt thou go to And the said, Thine handmaid hath not any him to-day! it is neither new moon nor rabe thing in the house lave a pot of oil.

bath. And the said, it pall be well. 3 Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels 24 Then the saddled an ass, and said to her abroad of all thy neighbours, even empty vel. servaut, Drive, and go forward; flack not thy sels; borrow not a tew.

riding for me, except I bid thee. 4 And when thou art come in, thou shalt 25 So the went and came unto the man of Mut the door upon thee and upon thy fons, and God to mount Carmel. And it came to pass fralt pour out into all thore vessels, and thou when the man of God saw her afar ott, :hat he Thalt fet aside that which is full.

said to Gehazi his servant, Behold, jonder is 5 So she went from nim, and thut the door that shunamite. upon her and upon her sons, who brought the 26 Run now, I pray thee, to meet her; and defels to her, and the poured out.

say unto her, is it well with thee? is it well 6 And it came to pass when the vesels were with thy hutband? is it well with the child? full, that the said unto her son, Bring me yet And the answered, It is well. & verrel. And he said unto her, There is not a 27. And when the came to the man of God vefsel more. And the oil ftayed.

to the hill, the caught him by the feet : 7 Then the came and told the man of God : But Gehazi came near to thrust her away. and he said, Go, sell the oil, and pay thy And the man of God said, Let her alone; for debe, and live thou and thy children of the her soul is vexed within her and the LORD reft.

hath hid it from me, and hath not told 89 And it fell on a day, that Elitha passed to me. Shunem, where was a great woman and the 28 Then the said, Did I defire a son of conftrained him to eat bread. And so it was, my lord? did I not say, Do not deceive that, as oft as he passed by, he turned in this mé! ther to eat bread.

29 Then he said to Gahazi, Gird up thy 9 And she said unto her husband, Behold loins, and take my ftat in thine hand, and now, ! perceive that this is an holy man of go thy way: if thou meet any man, falute Ccd which patlete by us continually,

him Hot; and if any (adulc thee, answer The portage ar Gilgal bealed. II. KINGS.

Naawan's leprofy healed. him not again: and lay my ftaff upon the tace 2 And the Syrians had gone out by com. of the child.

panies, and had brought away captive out of 30 And the mother of the child said, as the the land of Israel a little maid; and the waited LORD liveth, and as thy foul liveth, I will not on Naaman's wife. .leave thee. And he arose, and followed her. - 3. And the said unto her mitress, Would

31 And Gehazi passed on betore them, and God my lord were with the prophet that is ja laid the fart upon the face of the child, but Samaria! for he would recover him of his le. sbere was neither voice nor hearing: where. proy. fore he went again to meet him, and told him, 4. And one went in and told his lord, saying, saying, The child is not awaked.

Thus and thus said the maid that is of the land 32 And when Elisha was come into the of Israel. house, behold, the child was dead, and laid 5 And the king of Syria said, Go to, go, and upon his bed.

I will send a letter unto the king of lfrael. 33 He went in therefore, and Mut the door and he departed, and took with him ten ta. upon them twain, and prayed unto the LORD. lents of filver, and fix thousand pieces of gold,

34 And he went up, and lay upon the child, and ten changes of raimeni, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his 6 And he brought the letter to the king of eyes upon his eyes, and his hands upon his Ifrael, saying, Now when this letter is come hands, and he itretched himself upon the unto thee, behold, I have therewith sent Naa. child, and the fleth of the child waxed warm. man my servant to thee, that thou mayeft re

35 Then he returned, and walked in the cover him of his leprosy. house to and fro; and went up, and stretched 7 And it came to pass, when the king of himself upon him: and the child sneezed seven Ifrael had read the letter, that he rent his times, and the child opened his eyes.

clothes, and said, am I God, to kill and to 36 And he called Gehazi, and faid, Call this make alive, that this man doth rend in to me Shunamite. So he called her : and when the to recover a man of his leprosy? wherefore was come in unto him, he said, Take up thy confider, I pray you, and see how he seeketh fon,

a quarrel againit me. 37 Then she went in, and fell at his feet, and 8. And it was so, when Elisha the man of bowed herself to the ground, and took up her God had heard that the king of Israel had rent fon, and went out.

his clothes, that he sent to the king, saying, 38 q And Elitha came again to Gilgal; and Wherefore haft thou rent thy clothes ! lei him there was a dearth in the land, and the sons of come now to me, and he thall kno:y that there the prophets were fitting before him: and he is a prophet in Israel. said unio his servant, Set on the great pot, 9 So Naaman came with his horses and with and seethe pottage for the sons of the pro. his chariot, and stood at the door of the house phets.

of Elitha. 39 And one went out into the field to ga. 10 And Elisha sent a merrenger unto him, ther herbs, and found a wild vine, and gather. saying, Go and wash in Jordao seven times, ed thereot wild gourds his lap full, and came and thy Aeth shall come again unto thee, and and thred them into the pot of pottage: for thou shalt be clean. they knew them not.

11 But Naaman was wroth, and went away, 40 So they poured out for the men to eat: and said, Behold, I thought, He will surely and it came to pass, as they were eating of the come out to me, and stand, and call on the pottage, that they cried out, and said, olbou name of the LORD his God, and

strike his hand man of God, there is death in the pot; and over the place, and recover the leper. they could not eat thereof.

12 Aré not' Abana and Pharpar, rivers of 41 But he said, Then bring meal: and he Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? cart it into the pot; and hic faid, Pour out for May I not wash in them, and be clcan? so he the people, that they may eat : and there was turned and went away in a rage. no harm in the pot.

13 And his servants came near, and spake 42 | And there came a man from Baal. unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet Dalitha, and brought the man of God bread had bid thee do some great thing, wouldett of the firftfruits, twenty loaves of barley, thou not have done it'y how much rather and fuli ears of corn in the husk thereof: then, when he faith to thee, Wath, and be and he said, Give unto the poople that they clean! may eat.

14 Then went he down, and dipped himself 43 And his servitor said, What! Tould ! seven times in Jordan, according to the saying Set this before an hundred men? He said of the man of God: and his neih came again again, Give the people, that they may cat: like unto the fleth of a little child, and he was for thus faith the LORD, They shall eat, and clean. Thall leave thereof;

Is I And he returned to the man of God, 44 So he set it before them, and they did he and all his company, and came and itooá eat, and left thereof, according to the word of before him: and he said, Behold, now I know the LORD.

that ibere is no God in aủ the earth, bat in Ir. CHAP. V.

rael; now therefore, I pray thee, take a hleffe · Naamanis cured of his leprosy: 15 Elifba ing of thy fervant.

refuseth Naaman's gifts. 27 Gehazi is smile. 10 But he said, as the LORD liveth, before ten with leprosj'.

whom I ftand, I will receive none. And he , was a great man with his And said, Shail there not then, maiter, and honourable; because by him the I pray thee, be given to thy servani two mules LORD had given deliverance unto Syria : he burden of carth: torthy servant will henceforth was also a mighty man in valour; bui he was offer neither burnt-offering nor sacrifice onto a leper.

other gods, but unto the LORD.

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Elifba coupeth iron 10/wim. Chap. v.

Ile disclofeth the king's counjelo 18 In this thing the LORD pardon thy ser. 8 Then the king of Syria warred against fant, that when my matter goeth into the Israel, and took counsel with his servants, say. house of Rimmon to worship there, and he ing, in such and such a place sball be my leaneth on my hand, and I bow myself in camp. the house of Rimmon; when I buw down 9 And the man of God sent unto the king myself in the house of Rimmon, the LORD of Israel, saying, Beware that thou pals not pardon thy servant in this thing.

such a place; tor thither the Syrians are coinc 19 And he said unto him, Go in peace. down. So he departed from him a litile way

10 And the king of Israel sent to the place 20 g But Gehazi the servant of Elisha the which the man ot God told him, and warned man of God said, Behold, my matter hath him of, and saved himself tbere, not once nor fpared Naaman this Syrian, ia not receiving twice. at his hands that which he brought : but, as 11 Therefore the heart of the king of the LORD liveth, I will run after him, and Syria was fore troubled for this thing; and take somewhat ot him.

he called his servants, and said unto them, 21 SO Gehazi followed after Naaman : and Will ye not thew me which of us is for the when Naaman saw bin running after him, king of Israel ! he lighted down from the chariot to meet 12 And one of his servants said, Noae, my him, and said, Is all well ?

lord, o king: but Elisha the prophet, that is 22 And he said, All is well. My master in Israel, telleth the king of Israel the words hath feat me, saying, Behold, even now that thou speakeft in thy bedchamber. there be come to me from arount Ephraim 13 And he said, Go anu fpy where he is, two young men of the sons of the prophets : that I may send and fetch him. And it was give them, I pray thee, a talent of lilver, and told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan. two changes of garments.

14 Therefore sent he thither horses, and 23 And Naaman said, Be content, take chariots, and a great hoft; and they came two talents. And he urged him, and bound by night, and compailea the city about. two talents of tilver in i vo bags, with two 15 And when the fervant of the man of changes of garments, and laid obeni upon God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, two of his servants, and they bare them be an hoft compassed the city, both with horses fore him.

and chariots : and his servant said unto him, 24 And when he came to the cower, he Alas, my matter! how Thall we do? took them from their hand, and bestowed 16 And he answered, Fear not ; for they them in the house; and he let the men go, that be with us are more than they that be and they departed.

with them. 25 But he went in, and ftoud before his 17 And Elisha prayed, and said, Lord, maiter : and Eluha said unto him, Whence I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see coneft thou, Gehazi ? And he said, Thy ser. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young vant went no whither.

man: and he saw, and behold, the moun. 26 And he said unto him, Went not mine tain was full of horses and chariots of tire heart with thee, when the man turned again round about Elisha. from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time 18 And when they came down to him, to receive money, and to receive garmen. ,, Elisha prayed unto the LORD, and riid, and oliveyards, and vineyards, and theep Smite this people, I pray thee, with blind and oxen, and men-fervants, and maid. ness. And he imate them with blindness, acServants?

cording to the word of Eliiha. 27 The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall 19.1 And Elitha faid unto them, This is cleave unto thee, and unto thy seed for ever. not the way, neither is this the city : tollow And he went out from his presence a leper me, and I will bring you to the man whom as wbite as inow:

ye feek. But he led them

to Samaria. C H A P. VI.

20 And it came to pass, when they were i Elifa caufeth iron to swim : 8 be discloseth come into Samaria, that Elitha laid, LORD,

the king of Syria's counsel, 18 and Smiteth open the eyes of these men, that they may nis army with blindnejs.

ree. And the LORD opened their eyes, and A А

ND the sons of the prophets said unto they saw; and behold, ihey were in the midt

Elisha, Behold now, the place where of samaria. we dwell with thee is too ftrait for us.

21 And the king of Israel said unto Elitha 2 Let us go, we pray thee, unto Jordan, when he saw them, My father, ihall I smite and take thence every man a beam, and let us tbem? fhail Ilmite them? make us a place there where we may dwell. 22 And he answerca, Thou shalt not smite And he answered, Goye.

them: wouldest thou smite those whom thou 3 And one faid, Be content, I pray thee, and haft taken captive with thy sword and with go with thy servants. And he answered, I will thy bow? Set bread and water before them, go.

that they may eat and drink, and go to their 4 so he went with thera. And when they matter. came to Jordan, they cut down wood. 23 And he prepared great provision for

ş But as one was telling a bearn, the axc them : and when they had eaten and drunk, head fell into the water and he cried, and he sent them away, and they went to their said, Alas, matter! for it was borrowed. maiter. So the bands of Syria came no more

6 And the man of Gol faid, Where fell it! into the land of Ifrael. And he thewed hin the place. And he cut 24. And it came to pass after this, that down a tick, and caft it in thither, and the Ben-hadad king of Syria gathered all his iron did swim.

hort, and went up, and befieged Samaria. 7 Therefore raid he, Take it up to thee. 2; And there was a great famine in Sa. And he put out his hand, and took it. maria : and, behold, thcy bcficged it ungit

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great famine in Samaria. 11. KINGS

The Syrians' Highs. an ass's head was fold for four score pieces of twilight, and left their tents, and their horses, filver, and the fourth part of a cab of doves' and their arres, even the camp as it was, and dung for five pieces of tilver.

fied for their life. 28 And as the king of Israel was palling by 8 And when these lepers came to the utter. upon the wall, there cried a woman unto him, moit part of the camp, they went into one

cent, saying, Help, my lord, o king !

and did eat and drink, and carried thence fil. 27 And he said, If the LORD do not help ver, and gold, and raiment, and went and hid thee, whence thall I help thee ! out of the it; and came again, and entered into another darntoor, or out of the winepress?

tent, and carried thence also, and went and 28 And the king said unto her, What aileth hid it. thee! And the answered, This woman said un. 9. Then they said one to another, We do not to me, Give thy fon, that we may eat him 10. well: this day is a day of good tidings, and day, aod we will eat iny son to-morrow. we hold our peace : it we tarry till the morn

29 so we boiled my son, and did eat him: ing lignt, some mischiet will come upon us : and' I said unto her on the next day, Give thy now therefore come, that we may go and tell Son, that we may eat him; and the hath hid the king's household.. her son.

10 so they came and called unto the porter 30 9 And it came to pass, when the king of the city and they told them, saying, we heard the words of the woman, that he rent came to the camp of the Syrians, and, behold, his clothes; and he passed by upon the wall, bere was no man there, neither voice of man, and the people locked, and behold, he bad but horses tied, and alles tied, and the tents as Sackcloth within upon his fieth.

they were. 31. Then he said, God do so and more also to 11 And he called the porters; and they me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat told it to the king's house within. fall ftand on him this day.

12 And the king arose in the night, and 32 But Elitha fat in his house, and the elders said unto his servants, I will now thew you sat with him: and the king sent a man from what the Syrians have done to us. They know before him; but ere the meffenger came to that we be hungry; therefore have they gone him, he said to the elders, See ye how this son out of the camp to hide themselves in the of a murderer hath sent to take away mine field, saying, when they come out of the city, head! Look when the messenger cometh, shut we hall catch them alive, and get into the the door, and hold him fait at the door: is city. not the sound of his mafter's feet behind 13 And one of his servants answered and him ?

faid, Let some take, I pray thce, five of the 33 And while he yet talked with them, be, horses

that remain, which are left in the city, hold the messenger came down unto him : and (behold, they are as all the multitude of Israel he said, Behold, this evil is of the LORD; what! that are left in it: behold, I say, they are Thould I wait for the LORD any longer ? even as all the multitude of the Israelites CHA P. VII.

that are consumed:) and let us send and i Elima prophefieth incredible plenty in Sa. see. maria. 17 The unbelieving iord is trodden 14 They took therefore two chariot horses ; to death.

and the king sent after tne host of the Syrians, THEN Elisha said, Hear ye the word of f-ying, Go and see. T

the LORD; thus faith the LORD, TO- Is And they went after them unto Jordan, morrow, about this time, hall a measure of and lo, all the way was full of garments and fine four be joid for a thekel, and two mea. vefsels, which the Syrians had cart away in sures of barley for a thekel, in the gate of their hatte. And the messengers returned, and Samaria.

told the king. 2 Then a lord, on whore hand the king 16 And the people went out, and spoiled the leaned, answered the man of God, and said, tents of the Syrians. Su a measure of fine flour Behold, if the LORD would make win tows in was fold for a fekel, and two measures of heaven, might this thing he ? And he said, Be. barley for a Mekel, according to the word of hold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but the LORD. Thall not eat thereof.

19. And the king appointed the lord on 37 And there were four leprous men at the whose hand he leaned to have the charge of entering in of the gate; ard they said one to the gate, and the people trode upon him in another, why fit we here until we die? the gate, and he died, as the man of God had

4 If we say, we will enter into the city, then said, who fpake when the king came down to che famine is in the city, and we thall die him. there : anu if we fit will here, we die also. 18 And it came to pass as the man of God Now therefore come, and let us fall unto tbe had spoken to the king, saying, Two measures hoit of the Syrians: if they lave us alive, we of barley for a thekel, and a measure of fine Thall live; and if they kill us, we thall but die. flour for a thekel thall be to-morrow about

s And thcy rose up in the twilight, to go this time in the gate of Samaria. unto the camp of the Syrians; and when they 19 And that lord answered the man of God, were come to the uttermost part of the camp of and said, Now, behold, if the LORD thould Syria, behold, ibere was no man there. make windows in heaven, might such a thing

6 For the LORD had made the hout of the be? And he said, Behold, thou thalt see it will Syrians to hear a noise of chariots, and a thine eyes, but ihalt not eat thereof. noise of horses, even the noise of a great hoft: 20 And so it tell out unto him : for ile and they said one to another, Lo, the king of people trode upon him in the gate, and te Ifract hath hired againft us the kings of the died. Hitrites, and the kings of the Egyptians, to

C H A P. VIU. come upon us.

The Shunamite hath ber land remmi. !

whicscfore they arose and fcd in the 7 Hazaelki.lein his maser, and succeckin

The Shunomite's land reffored. Chap. vili, ix.

Yebaran's wicked reign. bin. 16 Jehoram's wicked reign ; 25 Aba. king of Judah, Jehoram the son of Jehothaphat ziah ftucceedeth him.

king of Judah began to reign. TH HEN (pake Elitha unto the woman, whose 17 Thirty and iwo years

old was he when he fon he had restored to life, faying, Arise, began to reign: and he reigned eight years in and go thou and thine household, and sojourn Jerusalem. whereroever thou canft sojourn: for the LORD 18 And he walked in the way of the kings hath called for a famine; and it thall also come of Israel, as did the house of Ahab: for the upon the land seven years.

daughter of Ahab was his wife : and he did 2 And the woman aro e, and did after the evil in the fight of the LORS. faying of the man of God: and Me went with 19 Yet the LORD would not deftroy Judah her household, and sojourned in the land of the for David his servant's fake, as he promised Philittines seven years.

him to give him alway a light, and to his 3 And it came to pass at the seven years end, children. that the woman returned out of the land of 20 9 In his days Edom revolted from under the Philiftines : and the went forth to cry the hand of Judah, and made a king over them. unto the king for her house and for her selves. land.

21 90 Joram went over to Zair, and all the 4 And the king talked with Gehazi the chariots with him : and he rose by night, and Servant of the man of God, saying, Tell me, smote the Edomites which compatied him I pray thee, all the great thinge that Elifhá about, and the captains of the chariots, and the hath done.

people fled into their tents. s And it came to pass, as he was telling the 22 Yet Edom revolted from under the hand king how he had restored a dead body to life, of Judah unto this day. Then Libnah revolted that, behoid, the woman, whose son he had at the same time. settored to life, cried to the king for her 23. And the rest of the acts of Joram, and all house and for her land. And Gehazi said, that he did, are they not written in the book of My lord, o king, this is the woman, and this the chronicles of the kings of Judah! is her son, whom Elitha restored to lite.

24 And Joram flept with his fathers, and 6 And when the king asked the woman, she was buried with his fathers in the city of told him. So the king apnointed unto her a David: and Ahaziah his son reigned in his certain officer, saying, Reftore all that was Atead. her's, and all the truits on the field fince the 25 I In ihe twelfth year cf Joram the son of day that the left the land, even until now. Ahab king of Israel, did Ahaziah the son of Je.

5 And Elitha came to Damascus; and horam king of Judah begin to reign. Ben-hadad the king of Syria was fick; and 26 Two and twenty years old was Ahaziah it was told him, saying, The man of God is when he began to reign; and he reigned ore come hither.

year in Jerusalem. And his mother's name 8 And the king said unto Hazael, Take a was Athaliah, the daughter of Omri, king of present in thine hand, and go, meet the man Israel. of God, and enquire of the LORD by him, fay- 27 And he walked in the way of the house ing, Shall I recover of this disease?

of Ahab, and did evil in the fight of the LORD, 9 So Hazael went to meet him, and took & as did the house of Ahab · for he was the son present with him, even of every good thing of in law of the house of Ahab. Damascus, forty camels burden, and came and 28 ? And he went with Joram the son of tood beiorc him, and said, Thy fon Ben-hadad Ahab to the war againft Hazael king of Syria in king of Syria hath sent me to thee, saying, Ramoth-gilead; and the Syrians wounded Shall I recover of this disease ?

Joram. 10 And Elisha said unto him, Go say unto 29 Andking Joram went back to te healed him, Thou mayett certainly

recover: howin Jezreel of the wounds which the dyrians beit, the LORD hath shewed me that he hall had given him at Rainah, when he fought surely die.

againt Hazael king of Syria. And Ahaziah 11 And he settled his countenance Atedfastly, the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down until he was alhamed : and the man of God to see Joram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, be. Wept.

cause he was fick, 12 And Hazael said, why weepeth my lord !

снА Р. IX. And he answered, Because I know the evil that 1 Yehu is anointed: 24 be killet foram in the thou wilt do unto the children of Israel : their field of Naborb. 36 Jezebelearen by dogs. Hrong holds wilt thou set on firerande banid Achieren

of the prophets, and said unto yundam their children, and rip up their wa bimi: chine hand, and go to Ramorh-gilead : men with child.

13 And Hazael said, But what is thy servant 2 And when thou comeft thither, look out a dog that he thould do this great thing! And there Jehu the son of Jehofhaphat the son of Elitha answered, The I.ORD hath thewed me Nimihi, and gu in, and make him arise up that thou falt be king over Syria.

from among his brethren, and carry him to an 14 So he departed from Elisha, and came to inner chamber. his master; who said to him, what said Elitha 3 Then take the box of oil, and pour it on to thee! And he answered, He told me that his head, and say, Thus faith the LORD, I have thou thouldest surely recover.

anointed thee king over Israel. Then open 15 And it came to pass on the morrow, that the door, and flee, and tarry not. he took a thick cloth, and dipped it in water, 4 So the young man, even the young man and spread it on his

face, so that he died : and the prophet went to Ramoth-gilead. Hazael reigned in his ftead.

5 And when he came, behold, the captains 16 And in the fifth year of Joram the son of the hoft were fitting ; and he said, I have an of Ahab king of Israel, jehofaphat being then crrand to thee, O captain. And Jehu faic,

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