1 Kings 20:4
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New International Version
The king of Israel answered, "Just as you say, my lord the king. I and all I have are yours."

King James Bible
And the king of Israel answered and said, My lord, O king, according to thy saying, I am thine, and all that I have.

Darby Bible Translation
And the king of Israel answered and said, My lord, O king, according to thy saying, I am thine, and all that I have.

World English Bible
The king of Israel answered, "It is according to your saying, my lord, O king. I am yours, and all that I have."

Young's Literal Translation
And the king of Israel answereth and saith, 'According to thy word, my lord, O king: I am thine, and all that I have.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I am thine, and all that I have - He probably hoped by this humiliation to soften this barbarous king, and perhaps to get better conditions.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I am thine

Leviticus 26:36 And on them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies...

Deuteronomy 28:48 Therefore shall you serve your enemies which the LORD shall send against you, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness...

Jeremiah 15:11-13 The LORD said, Truly it shall be well with your remnant...

1 Samuel 13:6,7 When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait, (for the people were distressed,) then the people did hide themselves in caves...

2 Kings 18:14-16 And Hezekiah king of Judah sent to the king of Assyria to Lachish, saying, I have offended; return from me...

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The Lost Opportunity
TEXT: "And as thy servant was busy here and there, he was gone. And the king of Israel said unto him, So shall thy judgment be; thyself hast decided it."--1 Kings 20:40. There is a very striking incident connected with this text. The great battle is raging, a certain important prisoner has been taken, and if you read between the lines you seem to know that upon him depend many of the issues of war. His skill in leading the enemy had been marvelous, his courage in the thick of the fight striking;
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot

The Letter of the Synod to the Emperor and Empress.
(Labbe and Cossart, Concilia, Tom. VII., col. 577.) To our most religious and most serene princes, Constantine and Irene his mother. Tarasius, the unworthy bishop of your God-protected royal city, new Rome, and all the holy Council which met at the good pleasure of God and upon the command of your Christ-loving majesty in the renowned metropolis of Nice, the second council to assemble in this city. Christ our God (who is the head of the Church) was glorified, most noble princes, when your heart,
Philip Schaff—The Seven Ecumenical Councils

Cross References
1 Kings 20:3
Your silver and gold are mine, and the best of your wives and children are mine.'"

1 Kings 20:5
The messengers came again and said, "This is what Ben-Hadad says: 'I sent to demand your silver and gold, your wives and your children.

2 Kings 10:5
So the palace administrator, the city governor, the elders and the guardians sent this message to Jehu: "We are your servants and we will do anything you say. We will not appoint anyone as king; you do whatever you think best."

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