2 Kings 5:7 NIV

7 As soon as the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his robes and said, “Am I God? Can I kill and bring back to life? Why does this fellow send someone to me to be cured of his leprosy? See how he is trying to pick a quarrel with me!”

References for 2 Kings 5:7

Study tools for 2 Kings 5:7

  • a 5:1 - The Hebrew for "leprosy" was used for various diseases affecting the skin; also in verses 3, 6, 7, 11 and 27.
  • b 5:5 - That is, about 750 pounds or about 340 kilograms
  • c 5:5 - That is, about 150 pounds or about 69 kilograms
  • d 5:22 - That is, about 75 pounds or about 34 kilograms