Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Elisha sent a messenger unto him, saying, Go and wash in Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall come again to thee, and thou shalt be clean.

Sent a messenger

Bible References

Sent a messenger

Matthew 15:23
But he gave her no answer. And his disciples came and said to him, Send her away, for she is crying after us.

Seven times

Leviticus 14:7
And shaking it seven times over the man who is to be made clean, he will say that he is clean and will let the living bird go free into the open country.
Leviticus 16:14
And let him take some of the blood of the ox, shaking drops of it from his finger on the cover of the ark on the east side, and before it, seven times.
Numbers 19:4
Then let Eleazar the priest take some of her blood on his finger, shaking the blood seven times in the direction of the front of the Tent of meeting:
Joshua 6:4
And let seven priests go before the ark with seven loud-sounding horns in their hands: on the seventh day you are to go round the town seven times, the priests blowing their horns.

Thy flesh

2 Kings 5:14
Then he went down seven times into the waters of Jordan, as the man of God had said; and his flesh became like the flesh of a little child again, and he was clean.
Exodus 4:6
Then the Lord said to him again, Put your hand inside your clothing. And he put his hand inside his robe: and when he took it out it was like the hand of a leper, as white as snow.

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