Gehazi (Gi-hay´ zi; Heb., “valley of vision”)

The servant or younger associate of Elisha the prophet. In the story of the wealthy Shunammite woman (2Kgs 4:8-37), Gehazi is portrayed as Elisha’s faithful messenger and perhaps overzealous protector (v. 2). Some time later Gehazi is in conversation with the king of Israel when this same woman appears seeking recovery of her property after a sojourn in Philistia (2Kgs 8:1-6). In the story of Naaman (2Kgs 5) Gehazi is portrayed as greedy and deceitful and is cursed with Naaman’s leprosy by Elisha.

2Kgs 4:8-37

Elisha Raises the Shunammite's Son
8One day Elisha was passing through Shunem, where a wealthy woman lived, who urged him to have a meal. So whenever he passed ... View more

2Kgs 8:1-6

The Shunammite Woman's Land Restored
1Now Elisha had said to the woman whose son he had restored to life, “Get up and go with your household, and settle whereve ... View more

2Kgs 5

The Healing of Naaman
1Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man and in high favor with his master, because by him the Lord had given v ... View more

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