1 Kings 22:23

“Now therefore, behold, the LORD hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and the LORD hath spoken evil concerning thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 22:23

Now therfore behold, the Lord hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and the Lord hath spoken euill concerning thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now therefore, behold, the LORD has put a deceiving spirit in the mouth of all these your prophets; and the LORD has proclaimed disaster against you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now therefore, behold, Jehovah hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets; and Jehovah hath spoken evil concerning thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And now, see, the Lord has put a spirit of deceit in the mouth of all these your prophets; and the Lord has said evil against you.
- Basic English Bible

And now, behold, Jehovah has put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and Jehovah has spoken evil concerning thee.
- Darby Bible

Now therefore, behold, the LORD hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and the LORD hath spoken evil concerning thee.
- Webster's Bible

Now therefore, behold, Yahweh has put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these your prophets; and Yahweh has spoken evil concerning you."
- World English Bible

And now, lo, Jehovah hath put a spirit of falsehood in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and Jehovah hath spoken concerning thee -- evil.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now therefore, behold, the LORD hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets; and the LORD hath spoken evil concerning thee.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 22:23

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 22:23


22:21 A spirit - An evil spirit came, and presented himself before thethrone.

22:22 He said - I will inspire a lie into the minds and mouths of hisprophets. Thou shalt - I will give them up into thy hands, and leave themto their own ignorance and wickedness. Go - This is not a command, butonly a permission.

22:24 Zedekiah - The chief of the false prophets, who was much in theking's favour. Which way - In what manner went it? Forasmuch as I andmy brethren have consulted the Lord, and have the same spirit which thoupretendest to have.

22:25 Hide thyself - Probably he went with Ahab to the battle,after which he was glad to shelter himself where he could.


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