2 Kings 7:18

18 So it happened just as the man of God had spoken to the king, saying, "Two seahs of barley for a shekel, and a seah of fine flour for a shekel, shall be sold tomorrow about this time in the gate of Samaria."

2 Kings 7:18 Meaning and Commentary

2 Kings 7:18

And it came to pass, as the man of God had spoken to the
king, saying
As in ( 2 Kings 7:1 ) , and what he said to the king there, and to the lord, in ( 2 Kings 7:2 ) , are repeated in this and the next verse, that it might be observed how exactly the prophecies were fulfilled.

2 Kings 7:18 In-Context

16 Then the people went out and plundered the tents of the Syrians. So a seah of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel, according to the word of the Lord.
17 Now the king had appointed the officer on whose hand he leaned to have charge of the gate. But the people trampled him in the gate, and he died, just as the man of God had said, who spoke when the king came down to him.
18 So it happened just as the man of God had spoken to the king, saying, "Two seahs of barley for a shekel, and a seah of fine flour for a shekel, shall be sold tomorrow about this time in the gate of Samaria."
19 Then that officer had answered the man of God, and said, "Now look, if the Lord would make windows in heaven, could such a thing be?" And he had said, "In fact, you shall see it with your eyes, but you shall not eat of it."
20 And so it happened to him, for the people trampled him in the gate, and he died.