2 Kings 9:17 NIV

17 When the lookout standing on the tower in Jezreel saw Jehu’s troops approaching, he called out, “I see some troops coming.” “Get a horseman,” Joram ordered. “Send him to meet them and ask, ‘Do you come in peace?’ ”

References for 2 Kings 9:17

Study tools for 2 Kings 9:17

  • a 9:8 - Or "Israel—every ruler or leader"
  • b 9:15 - Hebrew "Jehoram," a variant of "Joram" ; also in verses 17 and 21-24
  • c 9:26 - See 1 Kings 21:19.
  • d 9:27 - Or "fled by way of the garden house"
  • e 9:31 - Or "“Was there peace for Zimri, who murdered his master?”"
  • f 9:36 - See 1 Kings 21:23.