Joseph Sold Into Slavery
It was at Dothan that Joseph's brothers threw him into "one of the pits," perhaps referring to one of the two wells.
Chariots of Fire
It was at Dothan that "the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha."
"And he said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and seize him." It was told him, "Behold, he is in Dothan." So he sent there horses and chariots and a great army; and they came by night, and surrounded the city."
"When the servant of the man of God rose early in the morning and went out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was round about the city. And the servant said, "Alas, my master! What shall we do?"
"He said, "Fear not, for those who are with us are more than those who are with them."
"Then Elisha prayed, and said, "O Lord, I pray Thee, open his eyes that he may see." So The Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha."
"And when the Syrians came down against him, Elisha prayed to The Lord, and said, "Strike this people, I pray thee, with blindness." So He struck them with blindness in accordance with the prayer of Elisha.
"And Elisha said to them, "This is not the way, and this is not the city; follow me, and I will bring you to the man whom you seek." And he led them to Samaria." (2 Kings 6:12-19 RSV)
Fact Finder: Which of Joseph's brothers prevented his other brothers from killing him?
See also Reuben