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 2 Chronicles 18:4 - 27
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   Book of 2 Chronicles
   Chapter 18
18:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But Jehoshaphat also said to the king of Israel, "First seek the counsel of the LORD."
 
18:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So the king of Israel brought together the prophets - four hundred men - and asked them, "Shall we go to war against Ramoth Gilead, or shall I refrain?" "Go," they answered, "for God will give it into the king's hand."
 
18:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But Jehoshaphat asked, "Is there not a prophet of the LORD here whom we can inquire of?"
 
18:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The king of Israel answered Jehoshaphat, "There is still one man through whom we can inquire of the LORD, but I hate him because he never prophesies anything good about me, but always bad. He is Micaiah son of Imlah." "The king should not say that," Jehoshaphat replied.
 
18:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So the king of Israel called one of his officials and said, "Bring Micaiah son of Imlah at once."
 
18:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Dressed in their royal robes, the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah were sitting on their thrones at the threshing floor by the entrance to the gate of Samaria, with all the prophets prophesying before them.
 
18:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now Zedekiah son of Kenaanah had made iron horns, and he declared, "This is what the LORD says: 'With these you will gore the Arameans until they are destroyed.'"
 
18:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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All the other prophets were prophesying the same thing. "Attack Ramoth Gilead and be victorious," they said, "for the LORD will give it into the king's hand."
 
18:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The messenger who had gone to summon Micaiah said to him, "Look, as one man the other prophets are predicting success for the king. Let your word agree with theirs, and speak favorably."
 
18:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But Micaiah said, "As surely as the LORD lives, I can tell him only what my God says."
 
18:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When he arrived, the king asked him, "Micaiah, shall we go to war against Ramoth Gilead, or shall I refrain?" "Attack and be victorious," he answered, "for they will be given into your hand."
 
18:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The king said to him, "How many times must I make you swear to tell me nothing but the truth in the name of the LORD?"
 
18:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then Micaiah answered, "I saw all Israel scattered on the hills like sheep without a shepherd, and the LORD said, 'These people have no master. Let each one go home in peace.'"
 
18:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "Didn't I tell you that he never prophesies anything good about me, but only bad?"
 
18:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Micaiah continued, "Therefore hear the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his throne with all the host of heaven standing on his right and on his left.
 
18:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And the LORD said, 'Who will entice Ahab king of Israel into attacking Ramoth Gilead and going to his death there?' "One suggested this, and another that.
 
18:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Finally, a spirit came forward, stood before the LORD and said, 'I will entice him.' "'By what means?' the LORD asked.
 
18:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"'I will go and be a lying spirit in the mouths of all his prophets,' he said. "'You will succeed in enticing him,' said the LORD. 'Go and do it.'
 
18:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"So now the LORD has put a lying spirit in the mouths of these prophets of yours. The LORD has decreed disaster for you."
 
18:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then Zedekiah son of Kenaanah went up and slapped Micaiah in the face. "Which way did the spirit from F60 the LORD go when he went from me to speak to you?" he asked.
 
18:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Micaiah replied, "You will find out on the day you go to hide in an inner room."
 
18:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The king of Israel then ordered, "Take Micaiah and send him back to Amon the ruler of the city and to Joash the king's son,
 
18:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and say, 'This is what the king says: Put this fellow in prison and give him nothing but bread and water until I return safely.'"
 
18:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Micaiah declared, "If you ever return safely, the LORD has not spoken through me." Then he added, "Mark my words, all you people!"
 

FOOTNOTES:
F60 Or Spirit of

 
 

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