“Chapter 36: Elijah and Elisha,” Old Testament Stories (1980), 139–40
Elijah was a prophet of God. He had the power of the priesthood. He had the power of God. He had become old. Elisha had followed Elijah for many years.
2 Kings 1:10
God had told Elijah that Elisha would be the next prophet. Elijah and Elisha went to the Jordan River. Elijah hit the water with his coat. The water divided. They walked through on dry land.
1 Kings 19:16; 2 Kings 2:6–8
Elijah and Elisha walked and talked together. Elisha wanted the Holy Ghost to be with him.
2 Kings 2:9–10
Elisha became the prophet. He had the power of the priesthood. He had the power of God. As Elijah went to heaven, he dropped his coat on the ground. Elisha picked it up.
2 Kings 2:11–13
Elisha went back to the Jordan River. He hit the water with Elijah’s coat. The water divided. Elisha walked through on dry land. Some righteous Israelites met him. They knew Elisha was the new prophet.
2 Kings 2:13–15