And he said, Wherefore wilt thou go to him to day? it is
neither new moon, nor sabbath. And she said, It shall be
Then she saddled an ass, and said to her servant, Drive, and go forward; slack not thy
riding for me, except I bid thee.
So she went and came unto the man of God to mount Carmel. And it came to pass, when the man of God saw her afar off, that he said to Gehazi his servant, Behold, yonder is
Run now, I pray thee, to meet her, and say unto her, Is it
well with thee? is it
well with thy husband? is it
well with the child? And she answered, It is
And when she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught him by the feet: but Gehazi came near to thrust her away. And the man of God said, Let her alone; for her soul is
vexed within her: and the LORD hath hid it
from me, and hath not told me.
Then she said, Did I desire a son of my lord? did I not say, Do not deceive me?
Then he said to Gehazi, Gird up thy loins, and take my staff in thine hand, and go thy way: if thou meet any man, salute him not; and if any salute thee, answer him not again: and lay my staff upon the face of the child.