1 Kings 22:13

“And the messenger that was gone to call Micaiah spake unto him, saying, Behold now, the words of the prophets declare good unto the king with one mouth: let thy word, I pray thee, be like the word of one of them, and speak that which is good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 22:13

And the messenger that was gone to call Micaiah, spake vnto him, saying, Behold now, the words of the prophets declare good vnto the King with one mouth: let thy word, I pray thee, bee like the word of one of them, and speake that which is good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the messenger who went to summon Micaiah spoke to him saying, "Behold now, the words of the prophets are uniformly favorable to the king. Please let your word be like the word of one of them, and speak favorably."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the messenger that went to call Micaiah spake unto him, saying, Behold now, the words of the prophets `declare' good unto the king with one mouth: let thy word, I pray thee, be like the word of one of them, and speak thou good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the servant who had gone to get Micaiah said to him, See now, all the prophets with one voice are saying good things to the king; so let your words be like theirs and say good things.
- Basic English Bible

And the messenger that went to call Micah spoke to him saying, Behold now, the words of the prophets [declare] good to the king with one assent: let thy word, I pray thee, be like the word of one of them, and speak good.
- Darby Bible

And the messenger that went to call Micaiah, spoke to him, saying, Behold now, the words of the prophets declare good to the king with one mouth: let thy word, I pray thee, be like the word of one of them, and speak that which is good.
- Webster's Bible

The messenger who went to call Micaiah spoke to him, saying, "See now, the prophets declare good to the king with one mouth. Please let your word be like the word of one of them, and speak good."
- World English Bible

And the messenger who hath gone to call Micaiah hath spoken unto him, saying, `Lo, I pray thee, the words of the prophets, with one mouth, [are] good towards the king; let it be, I pray thee, thy word as the word of one of them -- and thou hast spoken good.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the messenger that went to call Micaiah spoke unto him, saying: 'Behold now, the words of the prophets declare good unto the king with one mouth, let thy word, I pray thee, be like the word of one of them, and speak thou good.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 22:13

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 22:13


22:14 Said - What answer God shall put in to my mouth. Bravelyresolved! And as became one who had an eye to a greater king thaneither of these.

22:15 Go - Using the very words of the false prophets, in way ofderision. Micaiah's meaning is plainly this, because thou dost notseek to know the truth, but only to please thyself, go to the battle,as all thy prophets advise thee, and try the truth of their predictionby thy own experience.


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