And the mother of the child said, As
the LORD liveth, and as
thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. And he arose, and followed her.
And Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff upon the face of the child; but there was
neither voice, nor hearing. Wherefore he went again to meet him, and told him, saying, The child is not awaked.
And when Elisha was come into the house, behold, the child was dead, and
laid upon his bed.
He went in therefore, and shut the door upon them twain, and prayed unto the LORD.