And the messengers came again
and said, thus speaketh Benhadad, saying, although I have sent unto
at the first message:
thou shalt deliver me thy silver, and thy gold, and thy wives, and thy
into his possession, and not as Ahab understood it, that he should be his vassal, and pay a yearly tribute for his quiet enjoyment of them; yet even this he would not now abide by, growing still more haughty upon the mean submission of Ahab, as by what follows.