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2 Kings 4:8-27

8 One day Elisha was passing through Shunem, where a wealthy woman lived, who urged him to have a meal. So whenever he passed that way, he would stop there for a meal.
9 She said to her husband, "Look, I am sure that this man who regularly passes our way is a holy man of God.
10 Let us make a small roof chamber with walls, and put there for him a bed, a table, a chair, and a lamp, so that he can stay there whenever he comes to us."
11 One day when he came there, he went up to the chamber and lay down there.
12 He said to his servant Gehazi, "Call the Shunammite woman." When he had called her, she stood before him.
13 He said to him, "Say to her, Since you have taken all this trouble for us, what may be done for you? Would you have a word spoken on your behalf to the king or to the commander of the army?" She answered, "I live among my own people."
14 He said, "What then may be done for her?" Gehazi answered, "Well, she has no son, and her husband is old."
15 He said, "Call her." When he had called her, she stood at the door.
16 He said, "At this season, in due time, you shall embrace a son." She replied, "No, my lord, O man of God; do not deceive your servant."
17 The woman conceived and bore a son at that season, in due time, as Elisha had declared to her.
18 When the child was older, he went out one day to his father among the reapers.
19 He complained to his father, "Oh, my head, my head!" The father said to his servant, "Carry him to his mother."
20 He carried him and brought him to his mother; the child sat on her lap until noon, and he died.
21 She went up and laid him on the bed of the man of God, closed the door on him, and left.
22 Then she called to her husband, and said, "Send me one of the servants and one of the donkeys, so that I may quickly go to the man of God and come back again."
23 He said, "Why go to him today? It is neither new moon nor sabbath." She said, "It will be all right."
24 Then she saddled the donkey and said to her servant, "Urge the animal on; do not hold back for me unless I tell you."
25 So she set out, and came to the man of God at Mount Carmel. When the man of God saw her coming, he said to Gehazi his servant, "Look, there is the Shunammite woman;
26 run at once to meet her, and say to her, Are you all right? Is your husband all right? Is the child all right?" She answered, "It is all right."
27 When she came to the man of God at the mountain, she caught hold of his feet. Gehazi approached to push her away. But the man of God said, "Let her alone, for she is in bitter distress; the Lord has hidden it from me and has not told me."
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