Now Elisha had said to the woman1 whose son he had restored to life, "Go away with your family and stay for a while wherever you can, because the LORD has decreed a famine2 in the land that will last seven years."3
References for 2 Kings 8:1
The woman proceeded to do as the man of God said. She and her family went away and stayed in the land of the Philistines seven years.
At the end of the seven years she came back from the land of the Philistines and went to the king to beg for her house and land.