Then spakeElisha unto the woman, whose son he had restored to life , saying , Arise , and go thou and thine household, and sojournwheresoever thou canst sojourn : for the LORD hath called for a famine; and it shall also come upon the landsevenyears.2
And the womanarose , and did after the saying of the man of God: and she went with her household, and sojourned in the land of the Philistinessevenyears.3
And it came to pass at the sevenyears'end, that the womanreturned out of the land of the Philistines: and she went forth to cry unto the king for her house and for her land.4
And the kingtalked with Gehazi the servant of the man of God,saying , Tell me, I pray thee, all the great things that Elisha hath done .
And it came to pass, as he was telling the king how he had restored a dead body to life , that, behold, the woman, whose son he had restored to life , cried to the king for her house and for her land. And Gehazisaid , My lord, O king, this is the woman, and this is her son, whom Elisha restored to life .
And when the kingasked the woman, she told him. So the kingappointed unto her a certainofficer,asaying , Restore all that was hers, and all the fruits of the field since the day that she left the land, even until now.