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2 Kings 5 :: Webster's Bible (WEB)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:1 - Now Naaman, captain of the army of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the LORD had given deliverance to Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:2 - And the Syrians had gone out by companies, and had brought away captive out of the land of Israel a little maid; and she waited on Naaman's wife.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:3 - And she said to her mistress, I would that my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:4 - And one went in, and told his lord, saying, Thus and thus said the maid that is of the land of Israel.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:5 - And the king of Syria said, Come, go, and I will send a letter to the king of Israel. And he departed, and took with him ten talents of silver, and six thousand pieces of gold, and ten changes of raiment.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:6 - And he brought the letter to the king of Israel, saying, Now when this letter hath come to thee, behold, I have with this sent Naaman my servant to thee, that thou mayest recover him of his leprosy.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:7 - And it came to pass, when the king of Israel had read the letter, that he rent his clothes, and said, Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man doth send to me to recover a man of his leprosy? wherefore consider, I pray you, and see how he seeketh a quarrel against me.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:8 - And it was so, when Elisha the man of God had heard that the king of Israel had rent his clothes, that he sent to the king, saying, Why hast thou rent thy clothes? let him come now to me, and he shall know that there is a prophet in Israel.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:9 - So Naaman came with his horses and with his chariot, and stood at the door of the house of Elisha.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:10 - And Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, Go and wash in Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall come again to thee, and thou shalt be clean.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:11 - But Naaman was wroth, and went away, and said, Behold, I thought, He will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of the LORD his God, and strike his hand over the place, and recover the leper.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:12 - Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? may I not wash in them, and be clean? So he turned and went away in a rage.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:13 - And his servants came near, and spoke to him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldst thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean?

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:14 - Then he went down, and dipped himself seven times in Jordan, according to the saying of the man of God: and his flesh came again like the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:15 - And he returned to the man of God, he and all his company, and came and stood before him: and he said, Behold, now I know that there is no God in all the earth, but in Israel: now therefore, I pray thee, take a blessing from thy servant.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:16 - But he said, As the LORD liveth, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it; but he refused.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:17 - And Naaman said, Shall there not then, I pray thee, be given to thy servant two mules burden of earth? for thy servant will henceforth offer neither burnt-offering nor sacrifice to other gods, but to the LORD.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:18 - In this thing the LORD pardon thy servant, that when my master goeth into the house of Rimmon to worship there, and he leaneth on my hand, and I bow myself in the house of Rimmon: when I bow down myself in the house of Rimmon, the LORD pardon thy servant in this thing.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:19 - And he said to him, Go in peace. So he departed from him a little way.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:20 - But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master hath spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought: but as the LORD liveth, I will run after him, and take somewhat from him.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:21 - So Gehazi followed after Naaman. And when Naaman saw him running after him, he lighted down from the chariot to meet him, and said, Is all well?

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:22 - And he said, All is well. My master hath sent me, saying, Behold, even now there have come to me from mount Ephraim two young men of the sons of the prophets: give them, I pray thee, a talent of silver, and two changes of garments.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:23 - And Naaman said, Be content, take two talents. And he urged him, and bound two talents of silver in two bags, with two changes of garments, and laid them upon two of his servants; and they bore them before him.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:24 - And when he came to the tower, he took them from their hand, and bestowed them in the house: and he let the men go, and they departed.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:25 - But he went in, and stood before his master: and Elisha said to him, Whence comest thou Gehazi? and he said, Thy servant went no whither.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:26 - And he said to him, Went not my heart with thee, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and olive-yards, and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and men-servants, and maid-servants?

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:27 - The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave to thee, and to thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.
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The Webster Bible was translated by Noah Webster in 1833 in order to bring the language of the bible up to date. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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