So we boiled my son and ate him, and the next day I said to her, 'Give up your son, and we will eat him.' But she has hidden her son."
Cross ReferencesLeviticus 26:27
But if in spite of all this you do not obey Me, but continue to walk in hostility toward Me,
You will eat the flesh of your sons and the flesh of your daughters.
They will besiege all your cities, until the high and fortified walls in which you trust have fallen in all the land. They will besiege all your cities throughout the land the LORD your God has given you.
During the siege and hardship your enemy will impose on you, you will eat the fruit of your womb, the flesh of your sons and daughters the LORD your God has given you.
the afterbirth that comes from between her legs and the children she bears, because she will secretly eat them for lack of anything else in the siege and dire straits your enemy will impose on you in all your cities.
The hands of compassionate women have cooked their own children, who became their food in the destruction of the daughter of my people.
Chapter Outline1. Elisha, allowing the young prophets to enlarge dwellings, floats an axhead
8. He discloses the king of Syria's counsel
13. The army which was sent to Dothan to apprehend Elisha, is blinded
19. Being brought into Samaria, they are dismissed in peace
24. The famine in Samaria causes women to eat their own children
30. The king sends to slay Elisha
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