2 Kings 6:7

7 Therefore said he, Take it up to thee. And he put out his hand, and took it.

2 Kings 6:7 Meaning and Commentary

2 Kings 6:7

Therefore said he, take it up to thee
This the prophet said to the man that had lost it:

and he put out his hand, and took it;
it being on the top of the water within his reach.

2 Kings 6:7 In-Context

5 But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas, master! for it was borrowed.
6 And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither; and the iron did swim.
7 Therefore said he, Take it up to thee. And he put out his hand, and took it.
8 Then the king of Syria warred against Israel, and took counsel with his servants, saying, In such and such a place shall be my camp.
9 And the man of God sent unto the king of Israel, saying, Beware that thou pass not such a place; for thither the Syrians are come down.