ThenspakeElishaunto the woman, whose son he had restored to life, saying, Arise, and go thou and thinehousehold, and sojournwheresoeverthoucanstsojourn: for the LORDhathcalled for a famine; and it shallalsocomeupon the landsevenyears.
And it came to pass, as he was telling the king how he had restored a deadbody to life, that, behold, the woman, whose son he had restored to life, cried to the king for her house and for her land. And Gehazisaid, My lord, O king, this is the woman, and this is her son, whomElisharestored to life.
And when the kingasked the woman, she told him. So the kingappointedunto her a certainofficer, saying, Restore all that was hers, and all the fruits of the fieldsince the day that she left the land, evenuntil now.
So Hazaelwent to meet him, and took a presentwith him, even of everygoodthing of Damascus, fortycamels’burden, and came and stoodbefore him, and said, Thy son Benhadadking of Syriahathsent me to thee, saying, Shall I recover of thisdisease?
And Hazaelsaid, Why weepeth my lord? And he answered, Because I know the evilthatthouwilt do unto the children of Israel: theirstrongholdswiltthou set on fire, and theiryoung men wiltthouslaywith the sword, and wiltdashtheirchildren, and rip up theirwomenwithchild.
And kingJoramwentback to be healed in Jezreel of the woundswhich the Syrians had given him at Ramah, when he foughtagainstHazaelking of Syria. And Ahaziah the son of Jehoramking of Judahwentdown to see Joram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was sick.