Elisha In Two Kings

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Biblically we briefly look at the story of Elisha in 2 Kings; specifically in 2 Kings 6.
King Ben Hadad of Aram launches a siege against Samaria, causing a great famine. As the King of Israel walks on the city wall, a woman cries out to him for help. He says he can't help her, but asks her what's wrong. The woman says that the famine has gotten so bad that she and a neighbour woman have eaten their own sons together. The King of Israel rips his clothes and sends a man to find and kill Elisha. Meanwhile, Elisha is sitting in a house with the elders of the city. He tells them that an assassin is coming to kill him and they should shut the doors. However, the king arrives before the assassin and starts asking Elisha why he should keep trusting
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