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1 Kings 22:1-6 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 For three years Syria and Israel continued without war. 1 For three years there was no war between Aram and Israel.
2 But in the third year Jehosh'aphat the king of Judah came down to the king of Israel. 2 But in the third year Jehoshaphat king of Judah went down to see the king of Israel.
3 And the king of Israel said to his servants, "Do you know that Ramoth-gilead belongs to us, and we keep quiet and do not take it out of the hand of the king of Syria?" 3 The king of Israel had said to his officials, "Don't you know that Ramoth Gilead belongs to us and yet we are doing nothing to retake it from the king of Aram?"
4 And he said to Jehosh'aphat, "Will you go with me to battle at Ramoth-gilead?" And Jehosh'aphat said to the king of Israel, "I am as you are, my people as your people, my horses as your horses." 4 So he asked Jehoshaphat, "Will you go with me to fight against Ramoth Gilead?" Jehoshaphat replied to the king of Israel, "I am as you are, my people as your people, my horses as your horses."
5 And Jehosh'aphat said to the king of Israel, "Inquire first for the word of the LORD." 5 But Jehoshaphat also said to the king of Israel, "First seek the counsel of the LORD."
6 Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them, "Shall I go to battle against Ramoth-gilead, or shall I forbear?" And they said, "Go up; for the Lord will give it into the hand of the king." 6 So the king of Israel brought together the prophets--about four hundred men--and asked them, "Shall I go to war against Ramoth Gilead, or shall I refrain?" "Go," they answered, "for the Lord will give it into the king's hand."