2 Kings 8:9 NIV

9 Hazael went to meet Elisha, taking with him as a gift forty camel-loads of all the finest wares of Damascus. He went in and stood before him, and said, “Your son Ben-Hadad king of Aram has sent me to ask, ‘Will I recover from this illness?’ ”

Study tools for 2 Kings 8:9

  • a 8:10 - The Hebrew may also be read "Go and say, ‘You will certainly not recover,’ for."
  • b 8:21 - Hebrew "Joram," a variant of "Jehoram" ; also in verses 23 and 24
  • c 8:29 - Hebrew "Ramah," a variant of "Ramoth"