Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO 2 KINGS 8\\

This chapter gives an account of some advice Elisha had formerly
given to the Shunammite woman, and of the success of it,
\\#2Ki 8:1-6\\ and of the sickness of the king of Syria, who sent to
Elisha, then being at Damascus, by Hazael, to know whether he should
recover; by whom a message was returned, and Hazael was told by the
prophet he should be king of Syria, and exercise great cruelty in Israel,
\\#2Ki 8:7-15\\ and of the bad reign of Jehoram, son of Jehoshaphat, over
Judah, \\#2Ki 8:16-24\\ and of the reign of his son Ahaziah,
\\#2Ki 8:25-29\\.