Women of the Word: the Shunammite Woman


In 2 Kings 4 we read of a woman whose name is not given – she is only called the Shunammite woman. She lived in a place called Shunem and the Bible calls her ‘notable.’ The word notable is defined as worthy of attention or notice; remarkable. This Shunammite woman was not a judge like Deborah, she wasn’t a queen like Esther, and she wasn’t the mother of a nation like Sarah; so what made her remarkable? Let’s check out some reasons below:

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