2 Chronicles 18:14

14 With Micaiah before him, the king asked him, "So, Micaiah - do we attack Ramoth Gilead? Or do we hold back?" "Go ahead," he said, "an easy victory! God's gift to the king."

2 Chronicles 18:14 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 18:14

(See Gill on 2 Chronicles 18:2).

2 Chronicles 18:14 In-Context

12 The messenger who went to get Micaiah told him, "The prophets have all said Yes to the king. Make it unanimous - vote Yes!"
13 But Micaiah said, "As sure as God lives, what God says, I'll say."
14 With Micaiah before him, the king asked him, "So, Micaiah - do we attack Ramoth Gilead? Or do we hold back?" "Go ahead," he said, "an easy victory! God's gift to the king."
15 "Not so fast," said the king. "How many times have I made you promise under oath to tell me the truth and nothing but the truth?"
16 "All right," said Micaiah, "since you insist . . . I saw all of Israel scattered over the hills, sheep with no shepherd. Then God spoke, 'These poor people have no one to tell them what to do. Let them go home and do the best they can for themselves.'"