This enraged the king of Aram. He summoned his officers and demanded of them, "Will you not tell me which of us is on the side of the king of Israel?"
"None of us, my lord the king1," said one of his officers, "but Elisha, the prophet who is in Israel, tells the king of Israel the very words you speak in your bedroom."
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"Go, find out where he is," the king ordered, "so I can send men and capture him." The report came back: "He is in Dothan."2
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Then he sent3 horses and chariots and a strong force there. They went by night and surrounded the city.
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When the servant of the man of God got up and went out early the next morning, an army with horses and chariots had surrounded the city. "Oh, my lord, what shall we do?" the servant asked.
"Don't be afraid,"4 the prophet answered. "Those who are with us are more5 than those who are with them."
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And Elisha prayed, "O LORD, open his eyes so he may see." Then the LORD opened the servant's eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots6 of fire all around Elisha.
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As the enemy came down toward him, Elisha prayed to the LORD, "Strike these people with blindness."7 So he struck them with blindness, as Elisha had asked.
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Elisha told them, "This is not the road and this is not the city. Follow me, and I will lead you to the man you are looking for." And he led them to Samaria.
After they entered the city, Elisha said, "LORD, open the eyes of these men so they can see." Then the LORD opened their eyes and they looked, and there they were, inside Samaria.
When the king of Israel saw them, he asked Elisha, "Shall I kill them, my father?8 Shall I kill them?"
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