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Gehazi

Gehazi [N] [E] [H]

(valley of vision ), the servant or boy of Elisha. He was sent as the prophets messenger on two occasions to the good Shunammite, ( 2 Kings 4:1 ) ... (B.C. 889-887); obtained fraudulently money and garments from Naaman, was miraculously smitten with incurable leprosy, and was dismissed from the prophets service. ( 2 Kings 5:1 ) ... Later in the history he is mentioned as being engaged in relating to King Joram all the great things which Elisha had done. ( 2 Kings 8:4 2 Kings 8:5 )


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Gehazi'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.