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The Healing of Naaman

Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man and in high favor with his master, because by him the Lord had given victory to Aram. The man, though a mighty warrior, suffered from leprosy.[a] Now the Arameans on one of their raids had taken a young girl captive from the land of Israel, and she served Naaman’s wife. She said to her mistress, “If only my lord were with the prophet who is in Samaria! He would cure him of his leprosy.”[b] So Naaman[c] went in and told his lord just what the girl from the land of Israel had said.

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  1. 2 Kings 5:1 A term for several skin diseases; precise meaning uncertain
  2. 2 Kings 5:3 A term for several skin diseases; precise meaning uncertain
  3. 2 Kings 5:4 Heb he