1 Kings 22:7

“And Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of the LORD besides, that we might enquire of him?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 22:7

And Iehoshaphat said, Is there not here a Prophet of the Lord besides, that we might enquire of him?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But Jehoshaphat said, "Is there not yet a prophet of the LORD here that we may inquire of him?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of Jehovah besides, that we may inquire of him?
- American Standard Version (1901)

But Jehoshaphat said, Is there no other prophet of the Lord here from whom we may get directions?
- Basic English Bible

But Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of Jehovah besides, that we might inquire of him?
- Darby Bible

And Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of the LORD besides, that we may inquire of him?
- Webster's Bible

But Jehoshaphat said, "Isn't there here a prophet of Yahweh, that we may inquire of him?"
- World English Bible

And Jehoshaphat saith, `Is there not here a prophet of Jehovah besides, and we seek by him?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

But Jehoshaphat said: 'Is there not here besides a prophet of the LORD, that we might inquire of him?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 22:7

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 22:7


22:5 Enquire - A good man, wherever he goes, will take God along withhim, will acknowledge him in all his ways, and look to him for success.And wherever he goes, he ought to take his religion along with him: and notbe ashamed to own it, even among those who have no kindness for it.

22:6 The prophets - Doubtless his own false prophets, or the priests ofthe groves; who yet gave in their answer in the name of Jehovah; either,in compliance with Jehoshaphat, or by Ahab's direction, thatJehoshaphat might be deceived by them, into a good opinion of the war.

22:8 One man - In this place, for whom I can speedily send: for therewere also other prophets elsewhere in the kingdom, but these were not athand. Micaiah - Not one of the twelve prophets, who lived about a hundredand fifty years after this time, but another of that name.Let not, &c. - Let us neither hate his person, nor despise his message;but first hear it, and then do as we see cause.

22:9 Micaiah - It seems, he had imprisoned him; for ver.#26|, hebids the officer carry him back, namely to the place where he wasbefore. Probably this was he that had reproved him, for lettingBen - hadad go: And for that, had lain in prison three years. But thisdid not make him less confident, or less faithful in delivering his message.


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