The miracles of Elijah and Elisha

The prophet Elijah performed seven known miracles. And his disciple Elisha performed 15.

 


 

ELIJAH

Miracle 1. Ravens feed Elijah

1 Kings 17:6. The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning, and bread and meat in the evening; and he drank from the brook.

Miracle 2. Elijah multiplies a widow’s food

1 Kings 17:14. For the LORD, the God of Israel, says, ‘The jar of meal will not run out, and the jar of oil will not fail, until the day that the LORD sends rain on the earth.’ ”

Miracle 3. Elijah raises a widow’s dead son

1 Kings 17:22. The LORD listened to the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

Miracle 4. Elijah’s altar and sacrifice are consumed by fire

1 Kings 18:38. Then the LORD’s fire fell and consumed the burnt offering, the wood, the stones, and the dust; and it licked up the water that was in the trench.

Miracle 5. Ahaziah’s soldiers are consumed by fire

2 Kings 1:10. Elijah answered to the captain of fifty, “If I am a man of God, then let fire come down from the sky and consume you and your fifty!” Then fire came down from the sky, and consumed him and his fifty.

2 Kings 1:12. Elijah answered them, “If I am a man of God, then let fire come down from the sky and consume you and your fifty!” Then God’s fire came down from the sky, and consumed him and his fifty.

Miracle 6. Elijah parts the Jordan river

2 Kings 2:8. Elijah took his mantle, and rolled it up, and struck the waters; and they were divided here and there, so that they both went over on dry ground.

Miracle 7. Elijah is taken up into heaven

2 Kings 2:11. As they continued on and talked, behold, a chariot of fire and horses of fire separated them; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.

ELISHA

Miracle 1. Elisha splits the Jordan river

2 Kings 2:14. He took Elijah’s mantle that fell from him, and struck the waters, and said, “Where is the LORD, the God of Elijah?” When he also had struck the waters, they were divided apart, and Elisha went over.

Miracle 2. Elisha heals a poisoned water supply

2 Kings 2:21. He went out to the spring of the waters, and threw salt into it, and said, “The LORD says, ‘I have healed these waters. There shall not be from there any more death or barren wasteland.’

Miracle 3. Bears kill 42 abusive youths

2 Kings 2:24. He looked behind him and saw them, and cursed them in the LORD’s name. Then two female bears came out of the woods and mauled forty-two of those youths.

Miracle 4. Elisha multiplies a widow’s oil

2 Kings 4:3. Then he said, “Go, borrow empty containers from all your neighbors. Don’t borrow just a few containers.

Miracle 5. A woman becomes pregnant

2 Kings 4:17. The woman conceived, and bore a son at that season when the time came around, as Elisha had said to her.

Miracle 6. Elisha brings a dead man to life

2 Kings 4:35. Then he returned, and walked in the house once back and forth, then went up and stretched himself out on him. Then the child sneezed seven times, and the child opened his eyes.

Miracle 7. Elisha makes poisonous food safe

2 Kings 4:41. But he said, “Then bring meal.” He threw it into the pot; and he said, “Serve it to the people, that they may eat.” And there was nothing harmful in the pot.

Miracle 8. Elisha multiplies loaves

2 Kings 4:44. So he set it before them and they ate and had some left over, according to the LORD’s word.

Miracle 9. Heal Naaman of leprosy

2 Kings 5:14. Then went he down and dipped himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the saying of the man of God; and his flesh was restored like the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.

Miracle 10. Elisha makes an axe head float

2 Kings 6:6. The man of God asked, “Where did it fall?” He showed him the place. He cut down a stick, threw it in there, and made the iron float.

Miracle 11. Elisha opens his servant’s eyes to see angels

2 Kings 6:17. Elisha prayed, and said, “LORD, please open his eyes, that he may see.” the LORD opened the young man’s eyes, and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire around Elisha.

Miracle 12. Elisha strikes the Syrian army with blindness

2 Kings 6:18. When they came down to him, Elisha prayed to the LORD, and said, “Please strike this people with blindness.” He struck them with blindness according to Elisha’s word.

Miracle 13. Elisha restores the sight of the Syrian army

2 Kings 6:20. When they had come into Samaria, Elisha said, “LORD, open these men’s eyes, that they may see.” The LORD opened their eyes, and they saw; and behold, they were in the middle of Samaria.

Miracle 14. Elisha says food will be abundant

2 Kings 7:1. Elisha said, “Hear the LORD’s word. The LORD says, ‘Tomorrow about this time a seah of fine flour will be sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.’ ”

Miracle 15.  Revive a dead Moabite man

2 Kings 13:21. As they were burying a man, behold, they saw a band of raiders; and they threw the man into Elisha’s tomb. As soon as the man touched Elisha’s bones, he revived, and stood up on his feet.

 


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