1 Kings 20:2

“And he sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel into the city, and said unto him, Thus saith Benhadad,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 20:2

And hee sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel, into the city, and saide vnto him, Thus saith Benhadad,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then he sent messengers to the city to Ahab king of Israel and said to him, "Thus says Ben-hadad,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel, into the city, and said unto him, Thus saith Ben-hadad,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he sent representatives into the town to Ahab, king of Israel;
- Basic English Bible

And he sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel into the city, and said to him, Thus says Ben-Hadad:
- Darby Bible

And he sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel into the city, and said to him, Thus saith Ben-hadad,
- Webster's Bible

He sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel, into the city, and said to him, "Thus says Ben Hadad,
- World English Bible

and sendeth messengers unto Ahab king of Israel, to the city,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel, into the city,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 20:2

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 20:2


20:1 Gathered his host - To war against Israel: wherein his designwas to enlarge the conquest which his father had made, but God's design wasto punish Israel for their apostacy and idolatry.

20:3 Thy silver, &c. - I challenge them as my own, and expect to havethem forthwith delivered, if thou expect peace with me.

20:4 The king said - I do so far comply with thy demand, that I willown thee for my Lord, and myself for thy vassal, and will hold my wives,and children, and estate, as by thy favour, and with an acknowledgment.


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