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Why did the Prophet Elisha curse the 'youths' for making fun of his baldness?



      

2 Kings 2:23 - 24

ESV - 23 He went up from there to Bethel, and while he was going up on the way, some small boys came out of the city and jeered at him, saying, "Go up, you baldhead! Go up, you baldhead! 24 And he turned around, and when he saw them, he cursed them in the name of the Lord. And two she-bears came out of the woods and tore forty-two of the boys.

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
There are a few key issues we must understand in regards to this account of the youths cursing Elisha. The text reads, "From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some y...

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