And Elisha came again to Gilgal: and there was a famine in the land; and the sons of the prophets were sitting before him: and he said unto his servant, Set on the great pot, and boil pottage for the sons of the prophets.
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George Leo Haydock
Galgal, where he had been often before.
Dwelt. Hebrew, "sat "like disciples attending to the instructions of their master, Acts xxii. 3. (Calmet)
To one Hebrew and Septuagint, "to his servant "Giezi. (Menochius)
Eliseus provided for the temporal as well as for the spiritual wants of his followers. (Haydock)
The famine had been sent by God, to punish the idolatry of the people, chap. viii. 1. (Menochius)