2 Kings 5:19
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New International Version
"Go in peace," Elisha said. After Naaman had traveled some distance,

King James Bible
And he said unto him, Go in peace. So he departed from him a little way.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to him, Go in peace. And he departed from him a little way.

World English Bible
He said to him, "Go in peace." So he departed from him a little way.

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith to him, 'Go in peace.' And he goeth from him a kibrath of land,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And he said unto him - There is a most singular and important reading in one of De Rossi's MSS., which he numbers 191. It has in the margin לא ק that is, "read לא lo, not, instead of לו lo, to him." Now this reading supposes that Naaman did ask permission from the prophet to worship in Rimmon's temple; to which the prophet answers, No; go in peace: that is, maintain thy holy resolutions, be a consistent worshipper of the true God, and avoid all idolatrous practices. Another MS., No. 383, appears first to have written לו to him, but to have corrected it immediately by inserting an א aleph after the ו vau; and thus, instead of making it לא no, it has made it לוא lu, which is no word.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

he said

Matthew 9:16,17 No man puts a piece of new cloth to an old garment, for that which is put in to fill it up takes from the garment...

John 16:12 I have yet many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.

1 Corinthians 3:2 I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for till now you were not able to bear it, neither yet now are you able.

Hebrews 5:13,14 For every one that uses milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe...

Go in peace

Exodus 4:18 And Moses went and returned to Jethro his father in law, and said to him, Let me go, I pray you...

1 Samuel 1:17 Then Eli answered and said, Go in peace: and the God of Israel grant you your petition that you have asked of him.

1 Samuel 25:35 So David received of her hand that which she had brought him, and said to her, Go up in peace to your house; see...

Mark 5:34 And he said to her, Daughter, your faith has made you whole; go in peace, and be whole of your plague.

Luke 7:50 And he said to the woman, Your faith has saved you; go in peace.

Luke 8:48 And he said to her, Daughter, be of good comfort: your faith has made you whole; go in peace.

little way [heb] a little piece of ground

Genesis 35:16 And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labor.

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Naaman's Wrath
'And Elisha sent a messenger unto Naaman, saying, Go and wash in Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall come again to thee, and thou shalt be clean. 11. But Naaman was wroth, and went away.'--2 KINGS v. 10,11. These two figures are significant of much beyond themselves. Elisha the prophet is the bearer of a divine cure. Naaman, the great Syrian noble, is stricken with the disease that throughout the Old Testament is treated as a parable of sin and death. He was the commander-in-chief of the army
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

A Little Maid
BY THEODORE T. MUNGER [From "Lamps and Paths," by courtesy of Houghton, Mifflin & Co.] In old days we read of angels who came and took men by the hand, and led them away from the city of Destruction. We see no white-robed angels now; yet men are led away from threatening destruction: a hand is put into theirs, and they are gently guided toward a bright and calm land, so that they look no more backward; and the hand may be that of a little child.--GEORGE ELIOT As aromatic plants bestow No spicy fragrance
Philip P. Wells—Bible Stories and Religious Classics

Cross References
Mark 5:34
He said to her, "Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering."

Exodus 4:18
Then Moses went back to Jethro his father-in-law and said to him, "Let me return to my own people in Egypt to see if any of them are still alive." Jethro said, "Go, and I wish you well."

1 Samuel 1:17
Eli answered, "Go in peace, and may the God of Israel grant you what you have asked of him."

1 Samuel 25:35
Then David accepted from her hand what she had brought him and said, "Go home in peace. I have heard your words and granted your request."

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