He divides Jordan, ver. Since 6:23, the king of Syria had to use a different method to attack *Israel. These events (2 Kings 6:24-33 and chapter 7) happened some time after those in 2 Kings 6:23. And the sons of the prophets that were at Bethel Or the disciples of them, as the Targum; here, though a place where one of Jeroboam's calves was set up, was a school of the prophets, perhaps founded by Elijah as a nursery for religion, and a check upon the idolatry of the times: Elijah is taken up, and Elisha laments the loss of him, ver. “Take away”: The same term was used of Enoch’s translation to heaven (in Gen. 5:24). 2 Kings 2:3. And it came to pass, when the LORD was about to take up Elijah into heaven by a whirlwind, that Elijah went with Elisha from Gilgal. Is acknowledged by the sons of the prophets, ver. Next » Chapter 3. Gilgal--This Gilgal (Jiljil) was near Ebal and Gerizim; a school of the prophets was established there. 3. And keep the charge of the Lord. Melachim II - II Kings - Chapter 2 « Previous Chapter 1. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. Ver. The date was probably about 850 *B.C.. And he said, Yea, I know [it]; hold ye your peace." 1 And it was when the Lord was about to take Elijah up to heaven in a whirlwind, that Elijah and Elisha went from Gilgal. 15. Who send to seek Elijah, ver. John Trapp Complete Commentary. 2 Kings 2:1-10.ELIJAH DIVINES JORDAN. 1-7. when the Lord would take up Elijah--A revelation of this event had been made to the prophet; but, unknown to him, it had also been revealed to his disciples, and to Elisha in particular, who kept constantly beside him. However, Samaria was a very strong city. CHAPTER 2. 2 Kings 2:3 "And the sons of the prophets that [were] at Beth-el came forth to Elisha, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the LORD will take away thy master from thy head to day? The Book of 2 Kings Chapter 2. Then Elijah said to Elisha, “Stay here, please, for the LORD has sent me on to Bethel.” “The sons of the prophets” (see note on 1 Kings 20:35). 1 - 8. He could not still persuade small groups of soldiers to attack. Chapter Overview: Elisha keeps close to Elijah, and walks with him through Jordan, ver. 13, 14. 1. 9 - 12. 2 Kings 2 – Elijah’s Ascension A. Elijah ascends to heaven. (1-3) The awareness of Elijah’s coming departure. Chapter 2. 16 … Instead he brought his whole army to Samaria. 1 Kings 2:3 And keep the charge of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thyself:. Show content in: Both English Hebrew.