Archive THE BIBLE - Verse by Verse (1 Kings Chapter 1 to 22)

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1 Kings 22:6 (NLT)

6 So the king of Israel summoned the prophets, about 400 of them, and asked them, “Should I go to war against Ramoth-gilead, or should I hold back?”They all replied, “Yes, go right ahead! The Lord will give the king victory.”
1 Kings 22:8 (NLT) - 8 The king of Israel replied to Jehoshaphat, “There is one more man who could consult the LORD for us, but I hate him. He never prophesies anything but trouble for me! His name is Micaiah son of Imlah.”Jehoshaphat replied, “That’s not the way a king should talk! Let’s hear what he has to say.”
1 Kings 22:9 (NLT) - 9 So the king of Israel called one of his officials and said, “Quick! Bring Micaiah son of Imlah.”
1 Kings 22:10 (NLT) - 10 King Ahab of Israel and King Jehoshaphat of Judah, dressed in their royal robes, were sitting on thrones at the threshing floor near the gate of Samaria. All of Ahab’s prophets were prophesying there in front of them.
1 Kings 22:13 (NLT)

13 Meanwhile, the messenger who went to get Micaiah said to him, “Look, all the prophets are promising victory for the king. Be sure that you agree with them and promise success.”
1 Kings 22:15 (NLT)

15 When Micaiah arrived before the king, Ahab asked him, “Micaiah, should we go to war against Ramoth-gilead, or should we hold back?”Micaiah replied sarcastically, “Yes, go up and be victorious, for the LORD will give the king victory!”
1 Kings 22:17 (NLT) - 17 Then Micaiah told him, “In a vision I saw all Israel scattered on the mountains, like sheep without a shepherd. And the LORD said, ‘Their master has been killed. Send them home in peace.’”
1 Kings 22:18 (NLT) - 18 “Didn’t I tell you?” the king of Israel exclaimed to Jehoshaphat. “He never prophesies anything but trouble for me.”
1 Kings 22:19 (NLT) - 19 Then Micaiah continued, “Listen to what the LORD says! I saw the LORD sitting on his throne with all the armies of heaven around him, on his right and on his left.
1 Kings 22:20 (NLT) - 20 And the LORD said, ‘Who can entice Ahab to go into battle against Ramoth-gilead so he can be killed?’“There were many suggestions,
1 Kings 22:22 (NLT)

22 “‘How will you do this?’ the LORD asked.“And the spirit replied, ‘I will go out and inspire all of Ahab’s prophets to speak lies.’“‘You will succeed,’ said the LORD. ‘Go ahead and do it.’
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