New American Standard Bible
He fixed his gaze steadily on him until he was ashamed, and the man of God wept.
King James Bible
And he settled his countenance stedfastly, until he was ashamed: and the man of God wept.
Darby Bible Translation
And he settled his countenance stedfastly, until he was ashamed; and the man of God wept.
World English Bible
He settled his gaze steadfastly [on him], until he was ashamed. Then the man of God wept.
Young's Literal Translation
And he setteth his face, yea, he setteth it till he is ashamed, and the man of God weepeth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
That is, "And he (Elisha) settled his conntenance, and set it (toward Hazael), until he (Hazael) was ashamed." Elisha fixed on Hazael a long and meaning look, until the latter's eyes fell before his, and his cheek flushed. Elisha, it would seem, had detected the guilty thought that was in Hazael's heart, and Hazael perceived that he had detected it. Hence the "shame."
LibraryThe Fall of the House of Ahab
[This chapter is based on 1 Kings 21; 2 Kings 1.] The evil influence that Jezebel had exercised from the first over Ahab continued during the later years of his life and bore fruit in deeds of shame and violence such as have seldom been equaled in sacred history. "There was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up." Naturally of a covetous disposition, Ahab, strengthened and sustained in wrongdoing by Jezebel, had followed …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Redemption for Man Lost to be Sought in Christ.
When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,
2 Kings 2:17
But when they urged him until he was ashamed, he said, "Send." They sent therefore fifty men; and they searched three days but did not find him.
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