The famed prophet of Passover foretold King Ahab's downfall.

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Elisha answered, "Let a double portion of your spirit pass on to me (2 Kings 2:9)." While they were talking, a chariot pulled by horses of fire appeared and took Elijah by a whirlwind into heaven.

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David Mandel studied at the University of Pennsylvania under Bible scholar Moshe Greenberg, and moved to Israel in 1970, where he founded Computronic Corporation, an Israeli software development company that specializes in biblical software.