“Call her back again,” Elisha told him. When she returned, he talked to her as she stood in the doorway. “Next year at about this time you shall have a son!” “O man of God,” she exclaimed, “don’t lie to me like that!”
And he said, About this mo’ed, according to the et chayyah (Gen. 18:10), thou choveket ben (shalt embrace a son). And she said, No, adoni, thou Ish HaElohim, do not give false hope unto thine shifchah.
Elisha: This time next year, when spring is full of new life, you will hold a son of your own in your arms.Shunammite Woman: That’s impossible, my lord! You are a man of great integrity, a man of God, so please do not deceive me, your servant.
he said to her, In this time, as in (the) time of life (At this time, next year), thou shalt embrace a son. And she answered, Do not thou, my lord, the man of God, I beseech (thee), do not thou lie to thine handmaid.
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