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1 Kings 20:37-43

NIV 37 The prophet found another man and said, "Strike me, please." So the man struck him and wounded him. NIV 37 The prophet found another man and said, "Strike me, please." So the man struck him and wounded him. NIV 38 Then the prophet went and stood by the road waiting for the king. He disguised himself with his headband down over his eyes. NIV 38 Then the prophet went and stood by the road waiting for the king. He disguised himself with his headband down over his eyes. NIV 39 As the king passed by, the prophet called out to him, "Your servant went into the thick of the battle, and someone came to me with a captive and said, 'Guard this man. If he is missing, it will be your life for his life, or you must pay a talent of silver.' NIV 39 As the king passed by, the prophet called out to him, "Your servant went into the thick of the battle, and someone came to me with a captive and said, 'Guard this man. If he is missing, it will be your life for his life, or you must pay a talent of silver.' NIV 40 While your servant was busy here and there, the man disappeared." "That is your sentence," the king of Israel said. "You have pronounced it yourself." NIV 40 While your servant was busy here and there, the man disappeared." "That is your sentence," the king of Israel said. "You have pronounced it yourself." NIV 41 Then the prophet quickly removed the headband from his eyes, and the king of Israel recognized him as one of the prophets. NIV 41 Then the prophet quickly removed the headband from his eyes, and the king of Israel recognized him as one of the prophets. NIV 42 He said to the king, "This is what the LORD says: 'You have set free a man I had determined should die. Therefore it is your life for his life, your people for his people.' " NIV 42 He said to the king, "This is what the LORD says: 'You have set free a man I had determined should die. Therefore it is your life for his life, your people for his people.' " NIV 43 Sullen and angry, the king of Israel went to his palace in Samaria. NIV 43 Sullen and angry, the king of Israel went to his palace in Samaria.