Then (A)the sons of the prophets who were at Bethel went out to Elisha and said to him, “Are you aware that the Lord will take away your master from over [a]you today?” And he said, “Yes, I am aware; say nothing about it.”

And Elijah said to him, “Elisha, please (B)stay here, for the Lord has sent me to (C)Jericho.” But he said, “(D)As surely as the Lord lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So they came to Jericho. Then (E)the sons of the prophets who were at Jericho approached Elisha and said to him, “(F)Do you know that the Lord will take away your master from over [b]you today?” And he [c]answered, “Yes, I know; say nothing about it.”

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 2:3 Lit your head
  2. 2 Kings 2:5 Lit your head
  3. 2 Kings 2:5 Lit said