|Overview - 2 Kings 2|
|1||Elijah, taking his leave of Elisha, with his mantle divides Jordan;|
|9||and, granting Elisha his request, is taken up by a fiery chariot into heaven.|
|12||Elisha, dividing Jordan with Elijah's mantle, is acknowledged his successor.|
|16||The young prophets, hardly obtaining leave to seek Elijah, cannot find him.|
|19||Elisha with salt heals the unwholesome waters.|
|23||Bears destroy the children that mocked Elisha.|
2 Kings 2:8 (King James Version)
And Elijah took his mantle, and wrapped it together, and smote the waters, and they were divided hither and thither, so that they two went over on dry ground.
- his mantle
- [Ten meloten autou,] his sheep skin, says the Septuagint; the skins of sheep being formerly worn by prophets as the simple insignia of their office: see Note on ch
- 1:8 .
- 1 Kings 19:13 1 Kings 19:19
- 14 ; Exodus 14:21 Exodus 14:22 ; Joshua 3:14-17 ; Psalms 114:5-7 ; Isaiah 11:15 ; Hebrews 11:29
- Revelation 16:12