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    Naaman

    In the Old Testament, the captain of a Syrian king’s army. He was also a leper. Through the faith of an Israelite maid he went to Israel to see the prophet Elisha. He was cured of leprosy by humbling himself and bathing seven times in the river Jordan as the prophet Elisha instructed (2 Kgs. 5:1–19; Luke 4:27).