Parallel Bible results for 1 Kings 20:12-19

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1 Kings 20:12-19

NIV 12 Ben-Hadad heard this message while he and the kings were drinking in their tents, and he ordered his men: "Prepare to attack." So they prepared to attack the city. NIV 12 Ben-Hadad heard this message while he and the kings were drinking in their tents, and he ordered his men: "Prepare to attack." So they prepared to attack the city. NIV 13 Meanwhile a prophet came to Ahab king of Israel and announced, "This is what the LORD says: 'Do you see this vast army? I will give it into your hand today, and then you will know that I am the LORD.' " NIV 13 Meanwhile a prophet came to Ahab king of Israel and announced, "This is what the LORD says: 'Do you see this vast army? I will give it into your hand today, and then you will know that I am the LORD.' " NIV 14 "But who will do this?" asked Ahab. The prophet replied, "This is what the LORD says: 'The young officers of the provincial commanders will do it.' " "And who will start the battle?" he asked. The prophet answered, "You will." NIV 14 "But who will do this?" asked Ahab. The prophet replied, "This is what the LORD says: 'The young officers of the provincial commanders will do it.' " "And who will start the battle?" he asked. The prophet answered, "You will." NIV 15 So Ahab summoned the young officers of the provincial commanders, 232 men. Then he assembled the rest of the Israelites, 7,000 in all. NIV 15 So Ahab summoned the young officers of the provincial commanders, 232 men. Then he assembled the rest of the Israelites, 7,000 in all. NIV 16 They set out at noon while Ben-Hadad and the 32 kings allied with him were in their tents getting drunk. NIV 16 They set out at noon while Ben-Hadad and the 32 kings allied with him were in their tents getting drunk. NIV 17 The young officers of the provincial commanders went out first. Now Ben-Hadad had dispatched scouts, who reported, "Men are advancing from Samaria." NIV 17 The young officers of the provincial commanders went out first. Now Ben-Hadad had dispatched scouts, who reported, "Men are advancing from Samaria." NIV 18 He said, "If they have come out for peace, take them alive; if they have come out for war, take them alive." NIV 18 He said, "If they have come out for peace, take them alive; if they have come out for war, take them alive." NIV 19 The young officers of the provincial commanders marched out of the city with the army behind them NIV 19 The young officers of the provincial commanders marched out of the city with the army behind them