2 Kings 1:14

14 See, fire has fallen from heaven and consumed the first two captains and all their men. But now have respect for my life!”

Read 2 Kings 1:14 Using Other Translations

Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and burnt up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties: therefore let my life now be precious in thy sight.
Behold, fire came down from heaven and consumed the two former captains of fifty men with their fifties, but now let my life be precious in your sight."
See how the fire from heaven came down and destroyed the first two groups. But now please spare my life!”

What does 2 Kings 1:14 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Kings 1:14

Behold, there came fire down from heaven and burnt up the two
captains of the former fifties with their fifties
He owns the facts, and ascribes the death of them to the true cause, and appears to have an awful sense of the judgment of God on them, fearing the same would befall him and his: therefore let my life now be precious in thy sight;
by sparing it, what is precious and valuable being spared.

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