Gehazi


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Gehazi

(gēhā`zī), in the Bible, Elisha's dishonest servant.

Gehazi

behind master’s back, takes money he declined. [O.T.: II Kings 5:21–22]
See: Greed
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Elisha responds by dispatching Gehazi, his faithful acolyte, to perform a miracle and resurrect the child.
And Gehazi passed on before them, and laid the staff upon the face of the child; but there was neither voice, nor hearing.
Even though he possessed his master's staff, Gehazi was unable to resurrect the child, and instead appealed to Elisha directly to do so.
sketches him from what Gehazi reports, from his absence at Jehu's anointing, from Elisha's brief appearance when he himself is deathly ill, and finally from the abrupt notice of the prophet's death.
the four laypersons are Balaam, Doag, Ahitofel, and Gehazi.
If not, may you become as leprous as Naaman and Gehazi, and may the calamity strike you that the Israelite people escaped as they journeyed forth from Egypt's land.
En el caso de Gehazi (2 Reyes 5) tambien se trata de castigo divino, pero mediado por Eliseo.
Que es decir la autoridad de YHWH o de su/s elegido/s, como se hace patente en la reprimenda y traspaso de la lepra de Naaman a Gehazi.
Elisha's servant Gehazi secretively claims a payment from Naaman and as a result becomes afflicted with Naaman's leprosy.
Whereas the shameless pardoners purchase their vile traffic in farm with Simon, sell Indulgences with Gehazi, and squander their gains in disgraceful fashion with the Prodigal Son: but what is more detestable still, although not in holy orders, they preach publicly, and pretend falsely that they have full powers of absolving both living and dead alike from punishment and guilt, along with other blasphemies, by means of which they plunder and seduce the people, and in all probability drag them down with their own person to the infernal regions, by affording them frivolous hope and an audacity to commit sin: therefore, let the abuses of this pestilential sect be blotted out from the threshold of the Church.
By contrast, Elisha is often associated with a company of prophets and/or is attended by a named servant, Gehazi.
When Elisha finds out, Gehazi ends up with Naaman's leprosy.