And Elisha came to Damascus; and Ben-hadad the king of Syria was sick; and it was told him, saying, The man of God has come here.
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George Leo Haydock
Damascus, the territory, (ver. 8.) to announce the king's death, and to anoint Hazael, as God had ordered Elias, 3 Kings xix. 15. (Calmet)
Sick, at the ill success of his late expedition. (Josephus) (Tirinus)