2 Kings 6 ©
The sons of the prophets get leave to enlarge their dwelling: Elisha causeth the iron to swim. He discloseth and disappointeth the counsels of the king of Syria, who sendeth troops to apprehend him in Dothan. Elisha's servant is terrified at seeing them, but is encouraged by his master with a vision of horses and chariots of fire. The Syrians, struck blind at Elisha's prayer, are conducted by him into the midst of Samaria, where they recover their sight, are kindly entertained, and dismissed in peace. Ben-hadad besiegeth Samaria, which occasioneth a great famine. Women eat their own children. The king sendeth to slay Elisha.
So he went with them. And when they came to Jordan, they cut down wood.
Therefore said he, Take it up to thee. And he put out his hand, and took it.
And when the 5servant of the man of God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, an host *compassed the city both with horses and chariots. And his servant said unto him, qAlas, my master! how shall we do?
And Elisha tprayed, and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was ufull of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.
¶And Elisha said unto them, This is not the way, neither is this the city: 6follow me, and I will bring you to the man whom ye seek. But he led them to Samaria.
But Elisha lsat in his house, and the elders sat with him; and the king sent a man from before him: but mere the messenger came to him, he said to the elders, See ye how this nson of a murderer hath sent to take away mine head? look, when the messenger cometh, shut the door, and hold him fast at the door: is not the osound of his master's feet behind him?