Introduction to 2 Kings Chapter 4

This chapter treats of the miracles of Elisha, of his multiplying a poor widow's pot of oil for the payment of her husband's debts, 2 Kings 4:1 of obtaining a son for a Shunamitish woman, who had been very hospitable to him, 2 Kings 4:8, of his raising up her son to life when dead, 2 Kings 4:18, of his curing the deadly pottage made of wild gourds, 2 Kings 4:38, and of his feeding one hundred men with twenty barley loaves, 2 Kings 4:42.