5:16 But Elisha 1 replied, “As certainly as the Lord lives (whom I serve), 2 I will take nothing from you.” Naaman 3 insisted that he take it, but he refused.
2 Kings 5:20Context
5:20 Gehazi, the prophet Elisha’s servant, thought, 4 “Look, my master did not accept what this Syrian Naaman offered him. 5 As certainly as the Lord lives, I will run after him and accept something from him.”
1 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Elisha) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
2 tn Heb “before whom I stand.”
3 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Naaman) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
4 tn Heb “said” (i.e., to himself).
5 tn Heb “Look, my master spared this Syrian Naaman by not taking from his hand what he brought.”