2 Kings 5:1-6 NLT

1 The king of Aram had high admiration for Naaman, the commander of his army, because through him the LORD had given Aram great victories. But though Naaman was a mighty warrior, he suffered from leprosy. a

References for 2 Kings 5:1

    • j 5:1 - Or <I>from a contagious skin disease.</I> The Hebrew word used here and throughout this passage can describe various skin diseases.
      2 Now groups of Aramean raiders had invaded the land of Israel, and among their captives was a young girl who had been given to Naaman's wife as a maid.
      3 One day the girl said to her mistress, "I wish my master would go to see the prophet in Samaria. He would heal him of his leprosy."
      4 So Naaman told the king what the young girl from Israel had said.
      5 "Go and visit the prophet," the king told him. "I will send a letter of introduction for you to carry to the king of Israel." So Naaman started out, taking as gifts 750 pounds of silver, 150 pounds of gold, b and ten sets of clothing.

      References for 2 Kings 5:5

        • k 5:5 - Hebrew <I>10 talents</I> [340 kilograms] <I>of silver, 6,000 shekels</I> [68 kilograms] <I>of gold.</I>
          6 The letter to the king of Israel said: "With this letter I present my servant Naaman. I want you to heal him of his leprosy."