1 Kings 2:23; 1 Kings 2:30; 1 Kings 5:11; 1 Kings 11:31; 1 Kings 12:10; 1 Kings 12:24; 1 Kings 13:2; 1 Kings 13:21; 1 Kings 14:7; 1 Kings 17:14; 1 Kings 18:45; 1 Kings 19:2; 1 Kings 20:2; 1 Kings 20:5; 1 Kings 20:10; 1 Kings 20:13-14; 1 Kings 20:28; 1 Kings 20:42; 1 Kings 21:19; 1 Kings 22:11; 1 Kings 22:20; 1 Kings 22:27 (New American Standard)

23 Then King Solomon swore by the LORD, saying, "May God do so to me and more also, if Adonijah has not spoken this word against his own life. 30 So Benaiah came to the tent of the LORD and said to him, "Thus the king has said, 'Come out.' " But he said, "No, for I will die here." And Benaiah brought the king word again, saying, "Thus spoke Joab, and thus he answered me." 11 Solomon then gave Hiram 20,000 kors of wheat as food for his household, and twenty kors of beaten oil ; thus Solomon would give Hiram year by year. 31 He said to Jeroboam, "Take for yourself ten pieces ; for thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'Behold, I will tear the kingdom out of the hand of Solomon and give you ten tribes 10 The young men who grew up with him spoke to him, saying, "Thus you shall say to this people who spoke to you, saying, 'Your father made our yoke heavy, now you make it lighter for us!' But you shall speak to them, 'My little finger is thicker than my father's loins ! 24 'Thus says the LORD, "You must not go up and fight against your relatives the sons of Israel ; return every man to his house, for this thing has come from Me.""' So they listened to the word of the LORD, and returned and went their way according to the word of the LORD. 2 He cried against the altar by the word of the LORD, and said, "O altar, altar, thus says the LORD, 'Behold, a son shall be born to the house of David, Josiah by name ; and on you he shall sacrifice the priests of the high places who burn incense on you, and human bones shall be burned on you.' " 21 and he cried to the man of God who came from Judah, saying, "Thus says the LORD, 'Because you have disobeyed the command of the LORD, and have not observed the commandment which the LORD your God commanded you, 7 "Go, say to Jeroboam, 'Thus says the LORD God of Israel, "Because I exalted you from among the people and made you leader over My people Israel, 14 "For thus says the LORD God of Israel, 'The bowl of flour shall not be exhausted, nor shall the jar of oil be empty, until the day that the LORD sends rain on the face of the earth.' " 45 In a little while the sky grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a heavy shower. And Ahab rode and went to Jezreel. 2 Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, "So may the gods do to me and even more, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time." 2 Then he sent messengers to the city to Ahab king of Israel and said to him, "Thus says Ben-hadad, 5 Then the messengers returned and said, "Thus says Ben-hadad, 'Surely, I sent to you saying, "You shall give me your silver and your gold and your wives and your children," 10 Ben-hadad sent to him and said, "May the gods do so to me and more also, if the dust of Samaria will suffice for handfuls for all the people who follow me."

Ahab Victorious

13 Now behold, a prophet approached Ahab king of Israel and said, "Thus says the LORD, 'Have you seen all this great multitude ? Behold, I will deliver them into your hand today, and you shall know that I am the LORD.' " 14 Ahab said, "By whom ?" So he said, "Thus says the LORD, 'By the young men of the rulers of the provinces.' " Then he said, "Who shall begin the battle ?" And he answered, "You." 28 Then a man of God came near and spoke to the king of Israel and said, "Thus says the LORD, 'Because the Arameans have said, "The LORD is a god of the mountains, but He is not a god of the valleys," therefore I will give all this great multitude into your hand, and you shall know that I am the LORD.' " 42 He said to him, "Thus says the LORD, 'Because you have let go out of your hand the man whom I had devoted to destruction, therefore your life shall go for his life, and your people for his people.' " 19 "You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "Have you murdered and also taken possession ?"' And you shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "In the place where the dogs licked up the blood of Naboth the dogs will lick up your blood, even yours.""' 11 Then Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made horns of iron for himself and said, "Thus says the LORD, 'With these you will gore the Arameans until they are consumed.' " 20 "The LORD said, 'Who will entice Ahab to go up and fall at Ramoth-gilead ?' And one said this while another said that. 27 and say, 'Thus says the king, "Put this man in prison and feed him sparingly with bread and water until I return safely.""'
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