2 Kings 13:18, Why was Elisha mad?

Question: 2 kings 13 18 when he told him to struck the ground when he did that n stopped, why was elisha mad because he stop when he didn't tell him in the beginning how many times? Answer: The king's zeal for obedience is revealed in this task. By only striking the ground a few times he showed that his heart was not really in it. He probably thought it was a meaningless task, so he did it halfheartedly. -PJ