And when she came to the man of God at the mountain, she caught him by the feet: but Gehazi came near to thrust her away. And the man of God said, Let her alone; for her soul is bitter within her: and the LORD has hid it from me, and has not told me.
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George Leo Haydock
Her. Being aware of the extreme circumspection and modesty of his master.
Told me. Hence it appears that the prophets were not inspired at all times, 2 Kings vii. 3, "that they might be sensible that what they had was a gift of God. "(St. Gregory, hom. in 11 Ezech.)