Bible for Young People
by Martha Jane Tenney, Josephine Pollard
ISBN 1155111222 (1-155-11122-2)
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Softcover, RareBooksClub.com, 2012
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Book summary: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...high rank, and was much thought of. But this man fell ill, and none but those of his own house would go near him. And there was no cure for him. But his wife had a maid to wait on her. And this maid said that if Na-a-man would go to E-li-sha she was sure that he would cure him. And Na-a-man came down to Sa-ma-ri-a with a note from his own king to the king of Is-ra-el. VVhen the king of Is-ra-el read the note he was very wroth, and said, Am I God that I can bring the dead to life? For he thought that it was but a trick to bring on a war. When E-lisha heard that the king rent his clothes, he sent word to have N a-a-man come to him. And Na-aman drove up in fine style, and stood at the door of E-li-sha's house. And E-lisha sent word to him to bathe at the _Ior-dan seven times, and he would be made well. This put Na-a-man in a rage, for he thought that E-li-sha would come out to him and call on the name of God, and touch him so as to heal him. And he said, Are there not streams in Da-mascus in which I can bathe and be made well? And he went off in a rage. But some of his men drew near, and said, My lord, if he had bid thee do some great thing wouldst thou not have done it? Why not then do as he says, and wash and be clean?.. And Na-a-man gave heed to their words and went down to the Jor-dan. And he took sev-en baths, and then his flesh grew as soft and pink as the flesh of. a child, and health and strength came back to him. And Na-a-man went back to E-li-sha's house, he and all his men, and he said, Now I know there is no God in all the earth but the God of Isra-el. Now the time drew near when E-li-sha was to die. And the king, Jo-ash, came to see him as he lay sick in bed. And E-li-sha said, Take the bow and the darts. And the king took them....
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