2 Kings 6:7

7 “Grab it,” Elisha said. And the man reached out and grabbed 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 of them was cutting a tree, his ax head fell into the river. “Oh, sir!” he cried. “It was a borrowed ax!”
6 “Where did it fall?” the man of God asked. When he showed him the place, Elisha cut a stick and threw it into the water at that spot. Then the ax head floated to the surface.
7 “Grab it,” Elisha said. And the man reached out and grabbed it.
8 When the king of Aram was at war with Israel, he would confer with his officers and say, “We will mobilize our forces at such and such a place.”
9 But immediately Elisha, the man of God, would warn the king of Israel, “Do not go near that place, for the Arameans are planning to mobilize their troops there.”