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So he prepared a great feast for them. When they had finished eating and drinking he sent them away, and they went back to their lord. So the raiding-bands of Syria stopped coming into the land of Israel. Bible

“the raiding-bands of Syria stopped coming.” The actions of Elisha stopped the raiding parties that had come into Israel from Syria, but that did not long preclude full scale war between the two countries, as we see in 2 Kings 6:24.


Commentary for: 2 Kings 6:23