Then the men of the citysaid to Elisha, "Behold now, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lordsees ; but the water is bad and the landais unfruitful."
He said, "Bring me a newjar, and putsaltbin it." So they brought it to him.
He went out to the spring of water and 1threwsaltcin it and said, "Thussays the LORD, 'I have dpurifiedthesewaters ; there shall not be from theredeath or eunfruitfulnessanylonger.' "
So the waters have been fpurified to thisday, according to the word of Elishawhich he spoke.