Oil certainly has it's value.Oil is the life blood of the earth!
"How can I help you?" Elisha answered her. "Tell me what you have in the house."
"This servant of yours has nothing in the house but a jug of oil," she replied.
"Go out," he said, "borrow vessels from all your neighbors--as many empty vessels as you can.
Then come back and close the door on yourself and your children; pour the oil into all the vessels, and as each is filled, set it aside."
She went and did so, closing the door on herself and her children. As they handed her the vessels, she would pour in oil.
When all the vessels were filled, she said to her son, "Bring me another vessel."
"There is none left," he answered her.
And then the oil stopped.
She went and told the man of God, who said, "Go and sell the oil to pay off your creditor; with what remains, you and your children can live."