1 Kings 22:15
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English Standard Version
And when he had come to the king, the king said to him, “Micaiah, shall we go to Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall we refrain?” And he answered him, “Go up and triumph; the LORD will give it into the hand of the king.”

King James Bible
So he came to the king. And the king said unto him, Micaiah, shall we go against Ramothgilead to battle, or shall we forbear? And he answered him, Go, and prosper: for the LORD shall deliver it into the hand of the king.

American Standard Version
And when he was come to the king, the king said unto him, Micaiah, shall we go to Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall we forbear? And he answered him, Go up and prosper; and Jehovah will deliver it into the hand of the king.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So he came to the king, and the king said to him: Micheas, shall we go to Ramoth Galaad to battle, or shall we forbear? He answered him: Go up, and prosper, and the Lord shall deliver it into the king's hands.

English Revised Version
And when he was come to the king, the king said unto him, Micaiah, shall we go to Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall we forbear? And he answered him, Go up, and prosper; and the LORD shall deliver it into the hand of the king.

Webster's Bible Translation
So he came to the king. And the king said to him, Micaiah, shall we go against Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall we forbear? And he answered him, Go, and prosper: for the LORD will deliver it into the hand of the king.

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Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

By Jehoshaphat's desire, Ahab nevertheless sent a chamberlain (סריס; see at 1 Samuel 8:15 and Genesis 37:36) to fetch Micah (מהרה, bring quickly).

1 Kings 22:15 Parallel Commentaries

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1 Kings 22:6 Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them...

Go and prosper This was strong {irony}; they were the precise words of the false prophets; but were spoken by Micaiah in such a tone and manner as at once shewed Ahab that he did not believe, but ridiculed these words of uncertainty. The reply of the Dephian oracle to Crosesus was as ambiguous as they returned to Pyrrhus, `If Croesus crosses the Halys, he will overthrow a great empire.' This he understood of the empire of Cyrus; the event proved it to be his own: he was deluded, yet the oracle maintained its credit.

1 Kings 18:27 And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing...

Judges 10:14 Go and cry to the gods which you have chosen; let them deliver you in the time of your tribulation.

2 Kings 3:13 And Elisha said to the king of Israel, What have I to do with you? get you to the prophets of your father...

2 Chronicles 18:14 And when he was come to the king, the king said to him, Micaiah, shall we go to Ramothgilead to battle, or shall I forbear? And he said...

Ecclesiastes 11:9 Rejoice, O young man, in your youth; and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of your heart...

Matthew 26:45 Then comes he to his disciples, and said to them, Sleep on now, and take your rest: behold, the hour is at hand...

Cross References
1 Kings 4:13
Ben-geber, in Ramoth-gilead (he had the villages of Jair the son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead, and he had the region of Argob, which is in Bashan, sixty great cities with walls and bronze bars);

1 Kings 22:12
And all the prophets prophesied so and said, "Go up to Ramoth-gilead and triumph; the LORD will give it into the hand of the king."

1 Kings 22:16
But the king said to him, "How many times shall I make you swear that you speak to me nothing but the truth in the name of the LORD?"

Jeremiah 37:17
King Zedekiah sent for him and received him. The king questioned him secretly in his house and said, "Is there any word from the LORD?" Jeremiah said, "There is." Then he said, "You shall be delivered into the hand of the king of Babylon."

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