12 And Hazael said, Why weepeth my lord? And he answered, Because I know nthe evil that thou wilt do unto the children of Israel: their strong holds wilt thou set on fire, and their young men wilt thou slay with the sword, and owilt dash their children, and prip up their women with child. 13 And Hazael said, But what, qis thy servant a dog, that he should do this great thing? And Elisha answered, rThe Lord hath shewed me that thou shalt be king over Syria.
See 2 Sam. 3:8.
Comp. 1 Kin. 19:15.