1 Kings 20:31 NIV

31 His officials said to him, “Look, we have heard that the kings of Israel are merciful. Let us go to the king of Israel with sackcloth around our waists and ropes around our heads. Perhaps he will spare your life.”

References for 1 Kings 20:31

Study tools for 1 Kings 20:31

  • a 20:12 - Or "in Sukkoth" ; also in verse 16
  • b 20:39 - That is, about 75 pounds or about 34 kilograms
  • c 20:42 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.