When Jehu went out to his fellow officers, one of them asked him, "Is everything all right? Why did this madman1 come to you?" "You know the man and the sort of things he says," Jehu replied.
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"That's not true!" they said. "Tell us." Jehu said, "Here is what he told me: 'This is what the LORD says: I anoint you king over Israel.' "
They hurried and took their cloaks and spread2 them under him on the bare steps. Then they blew the trumpet3 and shouted, "Jehu is king!"
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So Jehu son of Jehoshaphat, the son of Nimshi, conspired against Joram. (Now Joram and all Israel had been defending Ramoth Gilead4 against Hazael king of Aram,
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but King Joram had returned to Jezreel to recover5 from the wounds the Arameans had inflicted on him in the battle with Hazael king of Aram.) Jehu said, "If this is the way you feel, don't let anyone slip out of the city to go and tell the news in Jezreel."
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