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Elisha Makes an Ax Head Float

6:1 Some of the prophets1 said to Elisha, “Look, the place where we meet with you2 is too cramped3 for us. 6:2 Let’s go to the Jordan. Each of us will get a log from there and we will build a meeting place for ourselves there.” He said, “Go.” 6:3 One of them said, “Please come along with your servants.” He replied, “All right, I’ll come.” 6:4 So he went with them. When they arrived at the Jordan, they started cutting down trees. 6:5 As one of them was felling a log, the ax head4 dropped into the water. He shouted, “Oh no,5 my master! It was borrowed!” 6:6 The prophet6 asked, “Where did it drop in?” When he showed him the spot, Elisha7 cut off a branch, threw it in at that spot, and made the ax head float. 6:7 He said, “Lift it out.” So he reached out his hand and grabbed it.


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