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2 Kings 6:5

Overview - 2 Kings 6
Elisha, giving leave to the young prophets to enlarge their dwellings, causes iron to swim.
He discloses the king of Syria's counsel.
13 The army which was sent to Dothan to apprehend Elisha, is smitten with blindness.
19 Being brought into Samaria, they are dismissed in peace.
24 The famine in Samaria causes women to eat their own children.
30 The king sends to slay Elisha.
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2 Kings 6:5  (King James Version)
But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas, master! for it was borrowed.
 


axe head
Hebrew iron.
Ecclesiastes 10:10 ; Isaiah 10:34

Alas, master
15 ; 3:10 Revelation 18:10 Revelation 18:16 Revelation 18:19

for it was borrowed
4:7 Exodus 22:14 Exodus 22:15 ; Psalms 37:21
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