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Elisha promises plenty

7:1 THEN Elishaאֱלִישָׁע‎
/əˈlaɪʃə/; Modern: ʼElīšaʻ, Tiberian: ʼĔlīšāʻ, “My God is salvation” or “God is my salvation”, Greek: Ἐλισ[σ]αῖος, Elis[s]aîos or Ἐλισαιέ, Elisaié, Latin: Eliseus) was, according to the Hebrew Bible, a prophet and a wonder-worker. His name is commonly transliterated into English as Elisha via Hebrew, Eliseus via Greek and Latin, or Alyasa via Arabic, and Elyasa or Elyesa
said, Hear ya’ll the word of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
; So says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, Tomorrow about this time shall a measure of fine flour be sold for a shekelשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
, and two measures of barley for a shekelשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
, in the gate of Samaria.

7:2 Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of the Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
, and said, Look, if YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, See, you shall see it with your eyes, but shall not eat of it.

7:3 And there were four leprous men at the entering in of the gate: and they said one to another, Why sit we here until we die?
7:4 If we say, We will enter into the city, then the famine is in the city, and we shall die there: and if we sit still here, we die also. Now then come, and let us fall unto the camp of the Syrians: if they save us alive, we shall live; and if they kill us, we shall but die.
7:5 And they got up in the twilight, to go to the camp of the Syrians: and when they were come to the uttermost part of the camp of Syria, look, there was no man there.

Flight of the Syrians

7:6 For YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
had made the army of the Syrians to hear a noise of chariots, and a noise of horses, even the noise of a great army: and they said one to another, Look, the king of Israel has hired against us the kings of the Hittites, and the kings of the Egyptians, to come on us.

7:7 Wherefore they got up and fled in the twilight, and left their tents, and their horses, and their asses, even the camp as it was, and fled for their life.


7:8 And when these lepers came to the uttermost part of the camp, they went into one tent, and did eat and drink, and took from there silver, and gold, and raiment, and went and hid it; and came again, and entered into another tent, and carried from there also, and went and hid it.
7:9 Then they said one to another, We don’t well: this day is a day of good tidings, and we hold our peace: if we tarry till the morning light, some mischief will come on us: so now come, that we may go and tell the king’s household.
7:10 So they came and called to the porter of the city: and they told them, saying, We came to the camp of the Syrians, and, see, there was no man there, neither voice of man, but horses tied, and asses tied, and the tents as they were.
7:11 And he called the porters; and they told it to the king’s house within.
7:12 And the king got up in the night, and said to his servants, I will now show you what the Syrians have done to us. They know that we be hungry; therefore are they gone out of the camp to hide themselves in the field, saying, When they come out of the city, we shall catch them alive, and get into the city.
7:13 And one of his servants answered and said, Please let some take, five of the horses that remain, which are left in the city, (see, they are as all the multitude of Israel that are left in it: look, I say, they are even as all the multitude of the Israelites that are consumed:) and let us send and see.
7:14 So they took two chariot horses; and the king sent after the army of the Syrians, saying, Go and see.
7:15 And they went after them to Jordan: and, look, all the way was full of garments and vessels, which the Syrians had threw away in their hurry. And the messengers returned, and told the king.
7:16 And the people went out, and plundered the tents of the Syrians. So a measure of fine flour was sold for a shekelשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
, and two measures of barley for a shekelשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
according to the word of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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Plenty comes

7:17 And the king appointed YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
on whose hand he leaned to have the charge of the gate: and the people trod him down in the gate, and he died, as the man of the Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
had said, who spoke when the king came down to him.

7:18 And it so happened as the man of Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
had spoken to the king, saying, Two measures of barley for a shekelשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
, and a measure of fine flour for a shekelשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
, shall be tomorrow about this time in the gate of Samaria:

7:19 And that lord answered the man of the Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
, and said, Now, see, if YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
should make windows in heaven, might there be such a thing? And he said, Look, you shall see it with your eyes, but not eat of it.

7:20 And so it fell out to him: for the people trampled on him in the gate, and he died.

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