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2 Kings 8 from Scroll 6Q4 Kings

1 Now Elisha had spoken to the woman whose son he had restored to life, saying, “Arise, and go, you and your household, and stay for a while wherever you can; for Yahweh has called for a famine. It will also come on upon the land for seven years.”

2 The woman arose, and did according to the man of God’s word. She went with her household, and lived in to the land of the Philistines for seven years.At the end of seven years, The woman returned from the land of the Philistines. Then she went out to beg to the city, to the king, for to her house and for to her land. 4 Now the king was talking with Gehazi the servant of the man of God Elisha, saying, “Please tell me all the great things that Elisha has done.” 5 As he was telling the king how he had restored to life him who was dead, behold, the woman, whose son he had restored to life, begged the king for her house and for her land. Gehazi said, “My lord, O king, this is the woman, and this is her son, whom Elisha restored to life.”

 

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