New American Standard Bible
But Jehoshaphat said, "Is there not yet a prophet of the LORD here that we may inquire of him?"
King James Bible
And Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of the LORD besides, that we might inquire of him?
Darby Bible Translation
But Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of Jehovah besides, that we might inquire of him?
World English Bible
But Jehoshaphat said, "Isn't there here a prophet of Yahweh, that we may inquire of him?"
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehoshaphat saith, 'Is there not here a prophet of Jehovah besides, and we seek by him?'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Jehoshaphat was dissatisfied. These men - creatures of Ahab, tainted with the worship of calves if not with Baal-worship - had promised victory, but not in the name of Yahweh. Jehoshaphat, therefore, asked, "Is there not here a true prophet of Yahweh besides these 400 professed prophets?"
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PRELIMINARY REMARKS. Micah signifies: "Who is like Jehovah;" and by this name, the prophet is consecrated to the incomparable God, just as Hosea was to the helping God, and Nahum to the comforting God. He prophesied, according to the inscription, under Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. We are not, however, entitled, on this account, to dissever his prophecies, and to assign particular discourses to the reign of each of these kings. On the contrary, the entire collection forms only one whole. At …
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1 Kings 22:8
The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the LORD, but I hate him, because he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. He is Micaiah son of Imlah." But Jehoshaphat said, "Let not the king say so."
2 Kings 3:11
But Jehoshaphat said, "Is there not a prophet of the LORD here, that we may inquire of the LORD by him?" And one of the king of Israel's servants answered and said, "Elisha the son of Shaphat is here, who used to pour water on the hands of Elijah."
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