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Elisha saw it and he cried out, “My father, my father, the chariots of Israel and its horsemen!” He saw him no more; and he took hold of his own clothes and tore them in two pieces. Bible

my father.” Here used as “mentor” and “guide.” [For more information on the uses of “father” in the Bible, see commentary on Genesis 4:20. For information on the disciples of a Rabbi being called his “sons,” see commentary on Matthew 12:27. For information on the disciples of a Rabbi being called “orphans” if the Rabbi died or left the area, see commentary on John 14:18, “orphans”].


Commentary for: 2 Kings 2:12