Readings from the Bible for the Roman Catholic liturgy in the extraordinary form

Thursday in the Fourth week of Lent

Elisha Raising the Son of the Shunamite (Frederic Leighton
, 1881, Leighton House Museum and Art Gallery)
2 kings 4:32-35

When Elisha reached the house, he found the boy lying dead. He went in, closed the door on them both, and prayed to the LORD. Then he lay upon the child on the bed, placing his mouth upon the child's mouth, his eyes upon the eyes, and his hands upon the hands. As Elisha stretched himself over the child, the body became warm. He arose, paced up and down the room, and then once more lay down upon the boy, who now sneezed seven times and opened his eyes.

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