Now 1Elishaspoke to the womanwhoseson he had restored to life, saying, "Arise and goawith your household, and sojournwherever you can sojourn ; for the 2LORD has called for a famine, and 3it will evencome on the land for sevenyears."
So the womanarose and did according to the word of the man of God, and she went with her household and sojourned in the land of the Philistinessevenyears.
At the end of sevenyears, the womanreturned from the land of the Philistines ; and she went out to bappeal to the king for her house and for her field.
Now the king was talking with 4Gehazi, the servant of the man of God, saying, "Pleaserelate to me all the greatthings that Elisha has done."
As he was relating to the king5how he had restored to life the one who was dead, behold, the womanwhoseson he had restored to lifecappealed to the king for her house and for her field. And Gehazisaid, "My lord, O king, this is the woman and this is her son, whomElisharestored to life."
When the kingasked the woman, she related it to him. So the kingappointed for her a certainofficer, saying, "Restoreall that was hers and all the produce of the field from the day that she left the land even untilnow."