2 Chronicles 18:2

2 Some years later he went down to see Ahab in Samaria. Ahab slaughtered many sheep and cattle for him and the people with him and urged him to attack Ramoth Gilead.

Read 2 Chronicles 18:2 Using Other Translations

And after certain years he went down to Ahab to Samaria. And Ahab killed sheep and oxen for him in abundance, and for the people that he had with him, and persuaded him to go up with him to Ramothgilead.
After some years he went down to Ahab in Samaria. And Ahab killed an abundance of sheep and oxen for him and for the people who were with him, and induced him to go up against Ramoth-gilead.
A few years later he went to Samaria to visit Ahab, who prepared a great banquet for him and his officials. They butchered great numbers of sheep, goats, and cattle for the feast. Then Ahab enticed Jehoshaphat to join forces with him to recover Ramoth-gilead.

What does 2 Chronicles 18:2 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Chronicles 18:2

And after certain years
Two years, according to the Syriac and Arabic versions, or in the third year after the affinity was contracted, see ( 1 Kings 22:2 ) ,

he went down to Ahab to Samaria;
to pay him a visit upon the alliance, civil and matrimonial, contracted between them:

and Ahab killed sheep and oxen for him in abundance, and for the people
that he had with him;
entertained him and his retinue in a very grand and liberal manner:

and persuaded him to go up with him to Ramothgilead;
from hence, to the end of the chapter, it is the same with ( 1 Kings 22:4-37 ) . (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:4). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:5). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:6). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:7). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:8). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:9). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:10). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:11). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:12). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:13). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:14). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:15). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:16). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:17). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:18). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:19). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:20). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:21). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:22). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:23). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:24). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:25). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:26). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:27). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:28). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:29). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:30). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:31). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:32). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:33). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:34). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:35). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:36). (See Gill on 1 Kings 22:37).

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