1 At that time Jeroboam’s son Abijah became sick.
You must offer up a cake of the first of your finely ground flour 1 as a raised offering; as you offer the raised offering of the threshing floor, so you must offer it up.
When Saul sent messengers to arrest David, she said, “He’s sick.”
In his pain 1 Manasseh 2 asked the Lord his God for mercy 3 and truly 4 humbled himself before the God of his ancestors. 5
Indeed, the residents of Maroth 1 hope for something good to happen, 2 though the Lord has sent disaster against the city of Jerusalem. 3
After these things Joseph was told, 1 “Your father is weakening.” So he took his two sons Manasseh and Ephraim with him.
Elisha traveled to Damascus while King Ben Hadad of Syria was sick. The king 1 was told, “The prophet 2 has come here.”
At that time Merodach-Baladan 1 son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a gift to Hezekiah, for he had heard that Hezekiah was ill.
In those days Hezekiah was stricken with a terminal illness. 1 He prayed to the Lord, who answered him and gave him a sign confirming that he would be healed. 2
At that time Merodach-Baladan son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a gift to Hezekiah, for he heard that Hezekiah had been ill and had recovered.
“Shout for joy, O barren one who has not given birth! Give a joyful shout and cry out, you who have not been in labor! For the children of the desolate one are more numerous than the children of the married woman,” says the Lord.
The generation to come – your descendants who will rise up after you, as well as the foreigner who will come from distant places – will see 1 the afflictions of that land and the illnesses that the Lord has brought on it.
For all of you have conspired against me! No one informs me 1 when my own son makes an agreement with this son of Jesse! Not one of you feels sorry for me or informs me that my own son has commissioned my own servant to hide in ambush against me, as is the case today!”
But the Lord had told Ahijah, “Look, Jeroboam’s wife is coming to find out from you what will happen to her son, for he is sick. Tell her so-and-so. 1 When she comes, she will be in a disguise.”
The rest of the events of Asa’s reign, including all his successes and accomplishments, as well as a record of the cities he built, are recorded in the scroll called the Annals of the Kings of Judah. 1 Yet when he was very old he developed a foot disease. 2
After this 1 the son of the woman who owned the house got sick. His illness was so severe he could no longer breathe.
Now Elisha had a terminal illness. 1 King Joash of Israel went down to visit him. 2 He wept before him and said, “My father, my father! The chariot 3 and horsemen of Israel!” 4
In those days Hezekiah was stricken with a terminal illness. 1 The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz visited him and told him, “This is what the Lord says, ‘Give your household instructions, for you are about to die; you will not get well.’” 2
Joram 1 returned to Jezreel to recover from the wounds he received from the Syrians 2 in Ramah when he fought against King Hazael of Syria. Ahaziah 3 son of King Jehoram of Judah went down to visit Joram son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he had been wounded. 4
In those days Hezekiah was stricken with a terminal illness. 1 The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz visited him and told him, “This is what the Lord says, ‘Give instructions to your household, for you are about to die; you will not get well.’”