He said, "Open the window toward the east," and he opened it. Then Elishasaid, "Shoot !" And he shot. And he said, "The LORD'Sarrow of victory, even the arrow of victory over Aram ; for you will adefeat the Arameans at 1Aphekuntil you have bdestroyed them."
Then he said, "Take the arrows," and he took them. And he said to the king of Israel, "Strike the ground," and he struck it threetimes and cstopped.
So 2the man of God was angry with him and said, "You should have struckfiveorsixtimes, then you would have struckAramuntil you would have ddestroyed it. But now you shall strikeAram3only threetimes."