Women of the Word: the Widow With the Oil


In 2 Kings 4:1-7, we read another story of a widow who exemplifies faith in God. The Bible tells us that she had been the wife of one of the sons of the prophets. Her husband had died, and now the widow was in debt. She had no money to pay her debt, and the creditor was coming to take away her two sons to be slaves. The widow tells her problem to Elisha.

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