7 When the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his clothes and asked, "Am I God, killing and giving life that this man expects me to cure a man of his skin disease? Think it over and you will see that he is only picking a fight witha me."b

References for 2 Kings 5:7

    • e 5:7 - Lit only seeking an occasion against
    • f 5:7 - 1 Kg 20:7