When the chariot commanders saw Jehoshaphat, they shouted, "He must be the king of Israel!" So they turned to fight against him, but Jehoshaphat cried out.
When the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.a34
But a man drew his bow without taking special aimb and struck the king of Israel through the joints of his armor. So he said to his charioteer, "Turn around and take me out of the battle, for I am badly wounded!"
The battle raged throughout that day, and the king was propped up in his chariot facing the Arameans. He died that evening,c and blood from his wound flowed into the bottom of the chariot.
Then the cry rang out in the army as the sun set, declaring: Each man to his own city, and each man to his own land!d37
So the king died and was brought to Samaria. They buried the king in Samaria.
Then someone washed the chariot at the pool of Samaria. The dogs licked up his blood, and the prostitutes bathed [in it], according to the word of the Lord that He had spoken.e39
The rest of the events of Ahab's [reign], along with all his accomplishments, the ivory palace he built, and all the cities he built, are written about in the Historical Record of Israel's Kings.
Ahab rested with his fathers, and his son Ahaziah became king in his place.
Jehoshaphat son of Asa became king over Judah in the fourth year of Israel's King Ahab.
Jehoshaphat was 35 years old when he became king; he reigned 25 years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Azubah daughter of Shilhi.