"Now you also know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed ; he also shed the blood of war in peace. And he put the blood of war on his belt about his waist, and on his sandals on his feet.
"When Your people go out to battle against their enemy, by whatever way You shall send them, and they pray to the LORD toward the city which You have chosen and the house which I have built for Your name,
Now when Rehoboam had come to Jerusalem, he assembled all the house of Judah and the tribe of Benjamin, 180,000 chosen men who were warriors, to fight against the house of Israel to restore the kingdom to Rehoboam the son of Solomon.
There was war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam all the days of his life.
Now the rest of the acts of Abijam and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah ? And there was war between Abijam and Jeroboam.
As the king passed by, he cried to the king and said, "Your servant went out into the midst of the battle ; and behold, a man turned aside and brought a man to me and said, 'Guard this man ; if for any reason he is missing, then your life shall be for his life, or else you shall pay a talent of silver.'
Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them, "Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle or shall I refrain ?" And they said, "Go up, for the Lord will give it into the hand of the king."
When he came to the king, the king said to him, "Micaiah, shall we go to Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall we refrain ?" And he answered him, "Go up and succeed, and the LORD will give it into the hand of the king."