2 Kings 6:7

7 "Grab it," he said. The man reached out 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 As one of them was felling a timber, his axhead flew off and sank in the river. "Oh no, master!" he cried out. "And it was borrowed!"
6 The Holy Man said, "Where did it sink?" The man showed him the place. He cut off a branch and tossed it at the spot. The axhead floated up.
7 "Grab it," he said. The man reached out and took it.
8 One time when the king of Aram was at war with Israel, after consulting with his officers, he said, "At such and such a place I want an ambush set."
9 The Holy Man sent a message to the king of Israel: "Watch out when you're passing this place, because Aram has set an ambush there."
Published by permission. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. All rights reserved.