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1 And the sons of the prophets said to Elisaie, Behold now, the place wherein we dwell before thee is too narrow for us. 2 Let us go, we pray thee, unto Jordan, and take thence every man a beam, and make for ourselves a habitation there. 3 And he said, Go. And one of them said gently, Come with thy servants. And he said, I will go. 4 And he went with them, and they came to Jordan, and began to cut down wood. 5 And behold, one was cutting down a beam, and the axe head fell into the water: and he cried out, Alas! master: and it was hidden. 6 And the man of God said, Where did it fall? and he shewed him the place: and he broke off a stick, and threw it in there, and the iron came to the surface. 7 And he said, Take it up to thyself. And he stretched out his hand, and took it. 8 And the king of Syria was at war with Israel: and he consulted with his servants, saying, I will encamp in such a place. 9 And Elisaie sent to the king of Israel, saying, Take heed that thou pass not by that place, for the Syrians are hidden there. 10 And the king of Israel sent to the place which Elisaie mentioned to him, and saved himself thence not once or twice. 11 And the mind of the king of Syria was very much disturbed concerning this thing; and he called his servants, and said to them, Will ye not tell me who betrays me to the king of Israel? 12 And one of his servants said, Nay, my Lord, O king, for Elisaie the prophet that is in Israel reports to the king of Israel all the words whatsoever thou mayest say in thy bedchamber. 13 And he said, Go, see where this man [is], and I will send and take him. And they sent word to him, saying, Behold, [he is] in Dothaim. 14 And he sent thither horses, and chariots, and a mighty host: and they came by night, and compassed about the city. 15 And the servant of Elisaie rose up early and went out; and, behold, a host compassed the city, and horses and chariots: and the servant said to him, O master, what shall we do? 16 And Elisaie said, Fear not, for they who are with us [are] more than they that are with them. 17 And Elisaie prayed, and said, Lord, open, I pray thee, the eyes of the servant, and let him see. And the Lord opened his eyes, and he saw: and, behold, the mountain [was] full of horses, and there were chariots of fire round about Elisaie. 18 And they came down to him; and he prayed to the Lord, and said, Smite, I pray thee, this people with blindness. And he smote them with blindness, according to the word of Elisaie. 19 And Elisaie said to them, This [is] not the city, and this [is] not the way: follow me, and I will bring you to the man whom ye seek. And he led them away to Samaria. 20 And it came to pass when they entered into Samaria, that Elisaie said, Open, I pray thee, O Lord, their eyes, and let them see. And the Lord opened their eyes, and they saw; and, behold, they were in the midst of Samaria. 21 And the king of Israel said to Elisaie, when he saw them, Shall I [not] verily smite them, [my] father? 22 And he said, Thou shalt not smite them, unless thou wouldest smite those whom thou hast taken captive with thy sword and with thy bow: set bread and water before them, and let them eat and drink, and depart to their master. 23 And he set before them a great feast, and they ate and drank: and he dismissed them and they departed to their master. And the bands of Syria came no longer into the land of Israel. 24 And it came to pass after this, that the son of Ader king of Syria gathered all his army, and went up, and besieged Samaria. 25 And there was a great famine in Samaria: and, behold, they besieged it, until an ass’s head was [valued] at fifty pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove’s dung at five pieces of silver. 26 And the king of Israel was passing by on the wall, and a woman cried to him, saying, Help, my lord, O king. 27 And he said to her, Unless the Lord help thee, whence shall I help thee? from the corn-floor, or from the wine-press? 28 And the king said to her, What is [the matter] with thee? And the woman said to him, This [woman] said to me, Give thy son, and we will eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow. 29 So we boiled my son, and ate him; and I said to her on the second day, Give thy son, and let us eat him: and she has hidden her son. 30 And it came to pass, when the king of Israel heard the words of the woman, [that] he rent his garments; and he passed by on the wall, and the people saw sackcloth within upon his flesh. 31 And he said, God do so to me and more also, if the head of Elisaie shall stand upon him this day. 32 And Elisaie was sitting in his house, and the elders were sitting with him; and [the king] sent a man before him: before the messenger came to him, he also said to the elders, Do ye see that this son of a murderer has sent to take away my head? See, as soon as the messenger shall have come, shut the door, and forcibly detain him at the door: [is] not the sound of his master’s feet behind him? 33 While he was yet speaking with them, behold, a messenger came to him: and he said, Behold, this evil [is] of the Lord; why should I wait for the Lord any longer? ΚΑΙ εἶπον υἱοὶ τῶν προφητῶν πρὸς ῾Ελισαιέ· ἰδοὺ δὴ ὁ τόπος, ἐν ᾧ ἡμεῖς οἰκοῦμεν ἐνώπιόν σου, στενὸς ἀφ᾿ ἡμῶν· 2 πορευθῶμεν δὴ ἕως τοῦ ᾿Ιορδάνου καὶ λάβωμεν ἐκεῖθεν ἀνὴρ εἷς δοκόν μίαν καὶ ποιήσωμεν ἑαυτοῖς ἐκεῖ τοῦ οἰκεῖν ἐκεῖ. καὶ εἶπε· δεῦτε. 3 καὶ εἶπεν ὁ εἷς ἐπιεικῶς· δεῦρο μετὰ τῶν δούλων σου· καὶ εἶπεν· ἐγὼ πορεύσομαι. 4 καὶ ἐπορεύθη μετ᾿ αὐτῶν, καὶ ἦλθον εἰς τὸν ᾿Ιορδάνην καὶ ἔτεμνον τὰ ξύλα. 5 καὶ ἰδοὺ ὁ εἷς καταβάλλων τὴν δοκόν, καὶ τὸ σιδήριον ἐξέπεσεν εἰς τὸ ὕδωρ· καὶ ἐβόησεν· ὧ Κύριε, καὶ αὐτὸ κεκρυμμένον. 6 καὶ εἶπεν ὁ ἄνθρωπος τοῦ Θεοῦ· ποῦ ἔπεσε; καὶ ἔδειξεν αὐτῷ τὸν τόπον. καὶ ἀπέκνισε ξύλον καὶ ἔρριψεν ἐκεῖ, καὶ ἐπεπόλασε τὸ σιδήριον. 7 καὶ εἴρηκεν· ὕψωσον σεαυτῷ· καὶ ἐξέτεινε τὴν χεῖρα καὶ ἔλαβεν αὐτό. 8 καὶ ὁ βασιλεὺς Συρίας ἦν πολεμῶν ἐν ᾿Ισραὴλ καὶ ἐβουλεύσατο πρὸς τοὺς παῖδας αὐτοῦ λέγων· εἰς τὸν τόπον τόνδε τινὰ ἐλμωνὶ παρεμβαλῶ. 9 καὶ ἀπέστειλεν ῾Ελισαιὲ πρὸς τὸν βασιλέα ᾿Ισραὴλ λέγων· φύλαξαι μὴ παρελθεῖν ἐν τῷ τόπῳ τούτῳ, ὅτι ἐκεῖ Συρία κέκρυπται. 10 καὶ ἀπέστειλεν ὁ βασιλεὺς ᾿Ισραὴλ εἰς τὸν τόπον, ὃν εἶπεν αὐτῷ ῾Ελισαιέ, καὶ ἐφυλάξατο ἐκεῖθεν οὐ μίαν οὐδὲ δύο. 11 καὶ ἐξεκινήθη ἡ ψυχὴ βασιλέως Συρίας περὶ τοῦ λόγου τούτου, καὶ ἐκάλεσε τοὺς παῖδας αὐτοῦ καὶ εἶπε πρὸς αὐτούς· οὐκ ἀναγγελεῖτέ μοι τίς προδίδωσί με βασιλεῖ ᾿Ισραήλ; 12 καὶ εἶπεν εἷς τῶν παίδων αὐτοῦ· οὐχί κύριέ μου βασιλεῦ, ὅτι ῾Ελισαιὲ ὁ προφήτης ὁ ἐν ᾿Ισραὴλ ἀναγγέλλει τῷ βασιλεῖ ᾿Ισραὴλ πάντας τοὺς λόγους, οὓς ἐὰν λαλήσῃς ἐν τῷ ταμιείῳ τοῦ κοιτῶνός σου. 13 καὶ εἶπε· δεῦτε ἴδετε ποῦ οὗτος, καὶ ἀποστείλας λήψομαι αὐτόν· καὶ ἀπήγγειλαν αὐτῷ λέγοντες· ἰδοὺ ἐν Δωθαΐμ. 14 καὶ ἀπέστειλεν ἐκεῖ ἵππον καὶ ἅρμα καὶ δύναμιν βαρεῖαν, καὶ ἦλθον νυκτὸς καὶ περιεκύκλωσαν τὴν πόλιν. 15 καὶ ὤρθρισεν ὁ λειτουργὸς ῾Ελισαιὲ ἀναστῆναι καὶ ἐξῆλθε, καὶ ἰδοὺ δύναμις κυκλοῦσα τὴν πόλιν καὶ ἵππος καὶ ἅρμα, καὶ εἶπε τὸ παιδάριον πρὸς αὐτόν· ὦ κύριε, πῶς ποιήσομεν; 16 καὶ εἶπεν ῾Ελισαιέ· μὴ φοβοῦ, ὅτι πλείους οἱ μεθ᾿ ἡμῶν ὑπὲρ τοὺς μετ᾿ αὐτῶν. 17 καὶ προσηύξατο ῾Ελισαιὲ καὶ εἶπε· Κύριε, διάνοιξον δὴ τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς τοῦ παιδαρίου καὶ ἰδέτω· καὶ διήνοιξε Κύριος τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς αὐτοῦ καὶ εἶδε. καὶ ἰδοὺ τὸ ὄρος πλῆρες ἵππων, καὶ ἅρμα πυρὸς περικύκλῳ ῾Ελισαιέ. 18 καὶ κατέβησαν πρὸς αὐτόν, καὶ προσηύξατο πρὸς Κύριον καὶ εἶπε· πάταξον δὴ τὸ ἔθνος τοῦτο ἀορασίᾳ· καὶ ἐπάταξεν αὐτοὺς ἀορασίᾳ κατὰ τὸ ῥῆμα ῾Ελισαιέ. 19 καὶ εἶπε πρὸς αὐτοὺς ῾Ελισαιέ· οὐχὶ αὕτη ἡ πόλις καὶ αὕτη ἡ ὁδός· δεῦτε ὀπίσω μου, καὶ ἄξω ὑμᾶς πρὸς τὸν ἄνδρα, ὃν ζητεῖτε· καὶ ἀπήγαγεν αὐτοὺς πρὸς Σαμάρειαν. 20 καὶ ἐγένετο ὡς εἰσῆλθον εἰς Σαμάρειαν, καὶ εἶπεν ῾Ελισαιέ· ἄνοιξον δή, Κύριε, τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς αὐτῶν καὶ ἰδέτωσαν· καὶ διήνοιξε Κύριος τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς αὐτῶν, καὶ εἶδον, καὶ ἰδοὺ ἦσαν ἐν μέσῳ Σαμαρείας. 21 καὶ εἶπεν ὁ βασιλεὺς ᾿Ισραὴλ πρὸς ῾Ελισαιέ, ὡς εἶδεν αὐτούς· εἰ πατάξας πατάξω, πάτερ; 22 καὶ εἶπεν· οὐ πατάξεις, εἰ μὴ οὓς ᾐχμαλώτευσας ἐν ρομφαίᾳ σου καὶ τόξῳ σου σὺ τύπτεις· παράθες ἄρτους καὶ ὕδωρ ἐνώπιον αὐτῶν, καὶ φαγέτωσαν καὶ πιέτωσαν καὶ ἀπελθέτωσαν πρὸς τὸν κύριον αὐτῶν. 23 καὶ παρέθηκεν αὐτοῖς παράθεσιν μεγάλην, καὶ ἔφαγον καὶ ἔπιον· καὶ ἀπέστειλεν αὐτούς, καὶ ἀπῆλθον πρὸς τὸν κύριον αὐτῶν. καὶ οὐ προσέθεντο ἔτι μονόζωνοι Συρίας τοῦ ἐλθεῖν εἰς γῆν ᾿Ισραήλ. 24 Καὶ ἐγένετο μετὰ ταῦτα καὶ ἤθροισεν υἱὸς ῎Αδερ βασιλεὺς Συρίας πᾶσαν τὴν παρεμβολὴν αὐτοῦ καὶ ἀνέβη καὶ περιεκάθισεν ἐπὶ Σαμάρειαν. 25 καὶ ἐγένετο λιμὸς μέγας ἐν Σαμαρείᾳ, καὶ ἰδοὺ περιεκάθηντο ἐπ᾿ αὐτήν, ἕως οὗ ἐγενήθη κεφαλὴ ὄνου πεντήκοντα σίκλων ἀργυρίου καὶ τέταρτον τοῦ κάβου κόπρου περιστερῶν πέντε σίκλων ἀργυρίου. 26 καὶ ἦν ὁ βασιλεὺς διαπορευόμενος ἐπὶ τοῦ τείχους, καὶ γυνὴ ἐβόησε πρὸς αὐτὸν λέγουσα· σῶσον, κύριε βασιλεῦ. 27 καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῇ· μή σε σώσαι Κύριος, πόθεν σώσω σε; μὴ ἀπὸ ἅλωνος ἢ ἀπὸ ληνοῦ; 28 καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῇ ὁ βασιλεύς· τί ἔστι σοι; καὶ εἶπεν ἡ γυνή· αὕτη εἶπε πρός με· δὸς τὸν υἱόν σου καὶ φαγόμεθα αὐτὸν σήμερον, καὶ τὸν υἱόν μου φαγόμεθα αὐτὸν αὔριον· 29 καὶ ἡψήσαμεν τὸν υἱόν μου καὶ ἐφάγομεν αὐτόν, καὶ εἶπον πρὸς αὐτὴν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ τῇ δευτέρᾳ· δὸς τὸν υἱόν σου καὶ φάγωμεν αὐτόν. καὶ ἔκρυψε τὸν υἱόν αὐτῆς. 30 καὶ ἐγένετο ὡς ἤκουσεν ὁ βασιλεὺς ᾿Ισραὴλ τοὺς λόγους τῆς γυναικός, διέρρηξε τὰ ἱμάτια αὐτοῦ, καὶ αὐτὸς διεπορεύετο ἐπὶ τοῦ τείχους. καὶ εἶδεν ὁ λαὸς τὸν σάκκον ἐπὶ τῆς σαρκὸς αὐτοῦ ἔσωθεν. 31 καὶ εἶπε· τάδε ποιήσαι μοι ὁ Θεὸς καὶ τάδε προσθείη, εἰ στήσεται ἡ κεφαλὴ ῾Ελισαιὲ ἐπ᾿ αὐτῷ σήμερον. 32 καὶ ῾Ελισαιὲ ἐκάθητο ἐν τῷ οἴκῳ αὐτοῦ, καὶ οἱ πρεσβύτεροι ἐκάθηντο μετ᾿ αὐτοῦ. καὶ ἀπέστειλεν ἄνδρα πρὸ προσώπου αὐτοῦ πρὶν ἐλθεῖν τὸν ἄγγελον πρὸς αὐτὸν καὶ αὐτὸς εἶπε πρὸς τοὺς πρεσβυτέρους· εἰ οἴδατε ὅτι ἀπέστειλεν ὁ υἱὸς τοῦ φονευτοῦ οὗτος ἀφελεῖν τὴν κεφαλήν μου; ἴδετε ὡς ἂν ἔλθῃ ὁ ἄγγελος, ἀποκλείσατε τὴν θύραν· καὶ παραθλίψατε αὐτὸν ἐν τῇ θύρᾳ· οὐχὶ φωνὴ τῶν ποδῶν τοῦ κυρίου αὐτοῦ κατόπισθεν αὐτοῦ; 33 ἔτι αὐτοῦ λαλοῦντος μετ᾿ αὐτῶν καὶ ἰδοὺ ἄγγελος κατέβη πρὸς αὐτὸν καὶ εἶπεν· ἰδοὺ αὕτη ἡ κακία παρὰ Κυρίου· τί ὑπομείνω τῷ Κυρίῳ ἔτι;

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Note that the so called 'sixth' chapter of Baruch in the Septuagint is published separately as Letter of Jeremiah. Check also this note about the Order of Septuagint Psalms and the Masoretic.

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