Now Elisha had said to the woman 1whose son he had restored to life, "Arise, and depart with your household, and sojourn wherever you can, for the LORD2has called for a famine, and it will come upon the land for 3seven years."
So the woman arose and did according to the word of the man of God. She went with her household and sojourned in the land of the Philistines seven years.
And at the end of the seven years, when the woman returned from the land of the Philistines, she went to appeal to the king for her house and her land.
Now the king was talking with 4Gehazi the servant of the man of God, saying, "Tell me all the great things that Elisha has done."
And while he was telling the king how 5Elisha had restored the dead to life, behold, the woman whose son he had restored to life appealed to the king for her house and her land. And Gehazi said, "My lord, O king, here is the woman, and here is her son whom Elisha restored to life."
And when the king asked the woman, she told him. So the king appointed an official for her, saying, "Restore all that was hers, together with all the produce of the fields from the day that she left the land until now."