We read in the fourth chapter of II Kings that "a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets" cried unto Elisha for help when a creditor came to take her two sons as bondmen in payment of debts. It is recorded that he answered her, "What shall I do for thee? tell me, what hast thou in the house?" No doubt the thought of the woman was very much the same as that of many mortals today.
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