Bible: 2 Kings 1:10-15

1:10 Elijah replied to the captain, 1 If I am indeed a prophet, may fire come down from the sky and consume you and your fifty soldiers!” Fire then came down 2  from the sky and consumed him and his fifty soldiers.

1:11 The king 3  sent another captain and his fifty soldiers to retrieve Elijah. He went up and told him, 4 Prophet, this is what the king says, ‘Come down at once!’ 5  1:12 Elijah replied to them, 6  “If I am indeed a prophet, may fire come down from the sky and consume you and your fifty soldiers!” Fire from God 7  came down from the sky and consumed him and his fifty soldiers.

1:13 The king 8  sent a third captain and his fifty soldiers. This third captain went up and fell 9  on his knees before Elijah. He begged for mercy, “Prophet, please have respect for my life and for the lives of these fifty servants of yours. 1:14 Indeed, 10  fire came down from the sky and consumed the two captains who came before me, along with their men. 11  So now, please have respect for my life.” 1:15 The Lord’s angelic messenger said to Elijah, “Go down with him. Don’t be afraid of him.” So he got up and went down 12  with him to the king.

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