Introduction to 2 Kings Chapter 3

This chapter gives the character of Jehoram king of Israel, 2 Kings 3:1, relates the rebellion of the king of Moab against him, 2 Kings 3:4, the war that he and his allies entered into on that account, 2 Kings 3:6 the distress the combined army were in for want of water, their application upon this to Elisha, who promised them water, and they had it in a wonderful manner, 2 Kings 3:10 and the chapter is concluded with the rout of the Moabites, and the barbarity of their king to his eldest son, 2 Kings 3:21.