THE SONS of the prophets said to Elisha, Look now, the place where we live before you is too small for us.
Let us go to the Jordan, and each man get there a [house] beam; and let us make us a place there where we may dwell. And he answered, Go.
One said, Be pleased to go with your servants. He answered, I will go.
So he went with them. And when they came to the Jordan, they cut down trees.
But as one was felling his beam, the axhead fell into the water; and he cried, Alas, my master, for it was borrowed!
The man of God said, Where did it fall? When shown the place, Elisha cut off a stick and threw it in there, and the iron floated.