1 Kings 22:16

“And the king said unto him, How many times shall I adjure thee that thou tell me nothing but that which is true in the name of the LORD?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 22:16

And the king said vnto him, How many times shall I adiure thee, that thou tell me nothing but that which is true, in the Name of the Lord ?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the king said to him, "How many times must I adjure you to speak to me nothing but the truth in the name of the LORD?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the king said unto him, How many times shall I adjure thee that thou speak unto me nothing but the truth in the name of Jehovah?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the king said to him, Have I not, again and again, put you on your oath to say nothing to me but what is true in the name of the Lord?
- Basic English Bible

And the king said to him, How many times shall I adjure thee that thou tell me nothing but truth in the name of Jehovah?
- Darby Bible

And the king said to him, How many times shall I adjure thee that thou tell me nothing but that which is true in the name of the LORD?
- Webster's Bible

The king said to him, "How many times do I have to adjure you that you speak to me nothing but the truth in the name of Yahweh?"
- World English Bible

And the king saith unto him, `How many times am I adjuring thee that thou speak nothing unto me but truth in the name of Jehovah?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the king said unto him: 'How many times shall I adjure thee that thou speak unto me nothing but the truth in the name of the LORD?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 22:16

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 22:16


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.

22:17 I saw - In the spirit, or in a vision. The hills - Upon themountains of Gilead, nigh Ramoth, where they lay encamped byAhab's order. As sheep - As people who have lost their king.Return - Discharged from the war: which was fulfilled, ver.#26|.

22:18 Evil - Nay, but what evil was it, to tell him, what would be theevent, if he proceeded in his expedition, while it was in his own power,whether he would proceed, or no? The greatest kindness we can do to onethat is walking in a dangerous way, is to tell him of his danger.


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