And he said , Open the windoweastward. And he opened it. Then Elishasaid , Shoot . And he shot . And he said , The arrow of the LORD'Sdeliverance, and the arrow of deliverance from Syria: for thou shalt smite the Syrians in Aphek, till thou have consumed them.
And he said , Take the arrows. And he took them. And he said unto the king of Israel,Smite upon the ground. And he smotethrice , and stayed .
And the man of God was wroth with him, and said , Thou shouldest have smittenfive or sixtimes; then hadst thou smittenSyria till thou hadst consumed it: whereas now thou shalt smiteSyria but thrice .