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2 Kings 2:14-15

2:14 He took the cloak that had fallen off Elijah, 1  hit the water with it, and said, “Where is the Lord, the God of Elijah?” When he hit the water, it divided and Elisha crossed over.

2:15 When the members of the prophetic guild in Jericho, 2  who were standing at a distance, 3  saw him do this, they said, “The spirit that energized Elijah 4  rests upon Elisha.” They went to meet him and bowed down to the ground before him.

1 tn Heb “Elijah’s cloak, which had fallen off him.” The wording is changed slightly in the translation for the sake of variety of expression (see v. 13).

2 map For location see Map5 B2; Map6 E1; Map7 E1; Map8 E3; Map10 A2; Map11 A1.

3 tn Heb “and the sons of the prophets who were in Jericho, [who were standing] opposite, saw him and said.”

4 tn Heb “the spirit of Elijah.”

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