He said to the people, “Be ready for the third day. Do not go near your wives.”
The king of Israel said, “Oh no!
Everyone who did not come within three days would thereby forfeit all his property, in keeping with the counsel of the officials and the elders. Furthermore, he himself would be excluded from the assembly of the exiles.
Now his sons used to go
“Go to Bethel
Elisha said to the king of Israel, “Why are you here?
All the men of Judah and Benjamin were gathered in Jerusalem within the three days. (It was in the ninth month, on the twentieth day of that month.) All the people sat in the square at the temple of God, trembling because of this matter and because of the rains.