2 Kings 4:8

Overview - 2 Kings 4
Elisha multiplies the widow's oil.
He obtains a son for the good Shunammite.
18 He restores her son when dead.
38 At Gilgal he heals the deadly pottage.
42 He satisfies an hundred men with twenty loaves.
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2 Kings 4:8  (King James Version)
And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a great woman; and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was, that as oft as he passed by, he turned in thither to eat bread.
 


it fell on
Hebrew there was.
2 Kings 4:11 2 Kings 4:18

Shunem
This city was situated in the tribe of Issachar, five miles south from mount Tabor, according to Eusebius; and is probably the place which he calls Sanim, in Acrabatene, in the neighbourhood of Samaria or Sebaste.
12 ; Joshua 19:18 ; 1 Samuel 28:4 ; 1 Kings 1:3

a great woman
2 Samuel 19:32 ; Job 1:3 ; 32:9 Luke 1:15

she constrained him
Hebrew she laid hold on him.
Genesis 19:3 ; Judges 19:20 ; Proverbs 7:21 ; Luke 14:23 ; 24:29 Acts 16:15
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