New International Version
She came in, fell at his feet and bowed to the ground. Then she took her son and went out.
King James Bible
Then she went in, and fell at his feet, and bowed herself to the ground, and took up her son, and went out.
Darby Bible Translation
And she came and fell at his feet, and bowed herself to the ground; and she took up her son, and went out.
World English Bible
Then she went in, and fell at his feet, and bowed herself to the ground; and she took up her son, and went out.
Young's Literal Translation
And she goeth in, and falleth at his feet, and boweth herself to the earth, and lifteth up her son, and goeth out.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
She went in and fell at his feet - Few can enter into the feelings of this noble woman. What suspense must she have felt during the time that the prophet was employed in the slow process referred to above! for slow in its own nature it must have been, and exceedingly exhausting to the prophet himself.
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LibraryWhen the Oil Flows
'And it came to pass, when the vessels were full, that she said unto her son, Bring me yet a vessel. And he said unto her, There is not a vessel more. And the oil stayed.'--2 KINGS iv. 6. The series of miracles ascribed to Elisha are very unlike most of the wonderful works of even the Old Testament, and still more unlike those of the New. For about a great many of them there seems to have been no special purpose, either doctrinal or otherwise, but simply the relief of trivial and transient distresses. …
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That the Grace of Devotion is Acquired by Humility and Self-Denial
Women received back their dead, raised to life again. There were others who were tortured, refusing to be released so that they might gain an even better resurrection.
2 Kings 4:36
Elisha summoned Gehazi and said, "Call the Shunammite." And he did. When she came, he said, "Take your son."
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