2 Kings 9:1

2 Kings 9:1

And Elisha the prophet called one of the children of the
Who the Jews generally say F11 was Jonah the son of Amittai:

and said, gird up thy loins;
his loose and long garments about his loins, for quicker dispatch in travelling:

and take this box of oil in thine hand;
for an use after directed to:

and go to Ramothgilead;
where Joram had left his army with his captains, to keep the city from the Syrians.


F11 Seder Olam Rabba, c. 18. p. 47.