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Ahab answered, "There is one more, Micaiah son of Imlah. But I hate him because he never prophesies anything good for me; it's always something bad." "You shouldn't say that!" Jehoshaphat replied.
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And the king of Israel said to Josaphat. There is one man left, by whom we may inquire of the Lord; Micheas, the son of Jemla: but I hate him, for he doth not prophecy good to me, but evil. And Josaphat said: Speak not so, O king.
yet one man
1 Kings 18:4 For when Jezabel killed the prophets of the Lord, he took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty and fifty in caves, and fed them with bread and water.
1 Kings 19:10,14 And he answered: With zeal have I been zealous for the Lord God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant: they have thrown down thy altars, they have slain thy prophets with the sword, and I alone am left, and they seek my life to take it away. . . .
1 Kings 20:41,42 But he forthwith wiped off the dust from his face, and the king of Israel knew him, that he was one of the prophets. . . .
but I hate him
1 Kings 22:27 And tell them: Thus saith the king: Put this man in prison, and feed him with bread of affliction, and water of distress till I return in peace.
1 Kings 20:43 And the king of Israel returned to his house, slighting to hear, and raging came into Samaria.
1 Kings 21:20 And Achab said to Elias: Hast thou found me thy enemy? He said: I have found thee because thou art sold, to do evil in the sight of the Lord.
Genesis 37:8 His brethren answered: Shalt thou be our king? or shall we be subject to thy dominion? Therefore this matter of his dreams and words ministered nourishment to their envy and hatred.
2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused the prophets, until the wrath of the Lord arose against his people, and there was no remedy.
Psalm 34:21 The death of the wicked is very evil: and they that hate the just shall be guilty.
Proverbs 9:8 Give an occasion to a wise man, and wisdom shall be added to him. Teach a just man, and he shall make haste to receive it.
Proverbs 15:12 A corrupt man loveth not one that reproveth him: nor will he go to the wise.
Isaiah 49:7 Thus saith the Lord the redeemer of Israel, his Holy One, to the soul that is despised, to the nation that is abhorred, to the servant of rulers: Kings shall see, and princes shall rise up, and adore for the Lord's sake, because he is faithful, and for the Holy One of Israel, who hath chosen thee.
Jeremiah 18:18 And they said: Come, and let us invent devices against Jeremiah: for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet: come, and let us strike him with the tongue, and let us give no heed to all his words.
Jeremiah 20:10 For I heard the reproaches of many, and terror on every side: Persecute him, and let us persecute him: from all the men that were my familiars, and continued at my side: if by any means he may be deceived, and we may prevail against him, and be revenged on him.
Jeremiah 43:3,4 But Baruch the son of Nerias setteth thee on against us, to deliver us into the hands of the Chaldeans, to kill us, and to cause us to be carried away captives to Babylon. . . .
Amos 5:10 They have hated him that rebuketh in the gate: and have abhorred him that speaketh perfectly.
Zechariah 11:8 And I cut off three shepherds in one month, and my soul was straitened in their regard: for their soul also varied in my regard.
Matthew 10:22 And you shall be hated by all men for my name's sake: but he that shall persevere unto the end, he shall be saved.
John 3:19 And this is the judgment: Because the light is come into the world and men loved darkness rather than the light: for their works were evil.
John 3:20-22 For every one that doth evil hateth the light and cometh not to the light, that his works may not be reproved. . . .
John 7:7 The world cannot hate you: but me it hateth, because I give testimony of it, that the works thereof are evil,
John 15:18,19 If the world hate you, know ye that it hath hated me before you. . . .
John 17:14 I have given them thy word, and the world hath hated them: because they are not of the world, as I also am not of the world.
Galatians 4:16 Am I then become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?
Revelation 11:7-10 And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the abyss shall make war against them and shall overcome them and kill them. . . .
1 Kings 22:13 And the messenger that went to call Micheas, spoke to him, saying: Behold the words of the prophets with one mouth declare good things to the king: let thy word, therefore, be like to theirs, and speak that which is good.
Isaiah 30:10 Who say to the seers: See not: and to them that behold: Behold not for us those things that are right: speak unto us pleasant things, see errors for us.
Jeremiah 38:4 And the princes said to the king. We beseech thee that this man may be put to death: for on purpose he weakeneth the hands of the men of war, that remain in this city, and the hands of the people, speaking to them according to these words: for this man seeketh not peace to this people, but evil.
Micah 2:11 Arise ye, and depart, for there is no rest here for you. For that uncleanness of the land, it shall be corrupted with a grievous corruption.
1 Kings 20:35-42 Then a certain man of the sons of the prophets, said to his companion, in the word of the Lord: Strike me. But he would not strike. . . .
2 Kings 9:22 And when Joram saw Jehu, he said: Is there peace, Jehu? And he answered: What peace? so long as the fornications of Jezabel, thy mother, and her many sorceries, are in their vigour.
Isaiah 3:11 Woe to the wicked unto evil: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.
Isaiah 57:19-21 I created the fruit of the lips, peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, said the Lord, and I healed him. . . .
Let not the
1 Kings 21:27-29 And when Achab had heard these words, he rent his garments, and put haircloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and slept in sackcloth, and walked with his head cast down. . . .
Proverbs 5:12-14 And have not heard the voice of them that taught me, and have not inclined my ear to masters? . . .
Micah 2:7 Speak ye not, saying: It shall not drop upon these, confusion shall not take them.
ContextAhab and the False Prophets
…7And Josaphat said: Is there not here some prophet of the Lord, that we may inquire by him? 8And the king of Israel said to Josaphat. There is one man left, by whom we may inquire of the Lord; Micheas, the son of Jemla: but I hate him, for he doth not prophecy good to me, but evil. And Josaphat said: Speak not so, O king.9Then the king of Israel called an eunuch, and said to him: Make haste, and bring hither Micheas, the son of Jemla.…
1 Kings 22:7
And Josaphat said: Is there not here some prophet of the Lord, that we may inquire by him?
1 Kings 22:9
Then the king of Israel called an eunuch, and said to him: Make haste, and bring hither Micheas, the son of Jemla.
1 Kings 22:18
(Then the king of Israel said to Josaphat: Did I not tell thee, that he prophesieth no good to me, but always evil?)
Who say to the seers: See not: and to them that behold: Behold not for us those things that are right: speak unto us pleasant things, see errors for us.
And when Judi had read three or four pages, he cut it with the penknife, and he cast it into the fire, that was upon the hearth, till all the volume was consumed with the fire that was on the hearth.
They have hated him that rebuketh in the gate: and have abhorred him that speaketh perfectly.
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