2 Kings 10:20
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New International Version
Jehu said, "Call an assembly in honor of Baal." So they proclaimed it.

King James Bible
And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehu said, Hallow a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed [it].

World English Bible
Jehu said, "Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal!" They proclaimed it.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehu saith, 'Sanctify a restraint for Baal;' and they proclaim it.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Whosoever shall be wanting, he shall not live - Because, as he will thereby show himself without zeal for the service of his God, he will justly forfeit his life. All this was done in the very spirit of deceit.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proclaim [heb] Sanctify

1 Kings 18:19,20 Now therefore send, and gather to me all Israel to mount Carmel, and the prophets of Baal four hundred and fifty...

1 Kings 21:12 They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

Joel 1:14 Sanctify you a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land into the house of the LORD your God...

Library
Impure Zeal
'And Jehu gathered all the people together, and said unto them, Ahab served Baal a little; but Jehu shall serve him much. 19. Now therefore call unto me all the prophets of Baal, all his servants, and all his priests; let none be wanting: for I have a great sacrifice to do to Baal; whosoever shall be wanting, he shall not live. But Jehu did it in subtilty, to the intent that he might destroy the worshippers of Baal. 20. And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it. 21.
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Which Sentence Dishonoreth the Holy Martyrs, Nay Rather Taketh Away Holy Martyrdoms Altogether. ...
3. Which sentence dishonoreth the holy Martyrs, nay rather taketh away holy martyrdoms altogether. For they would do more justly and wisely, according to these men, not to confess to their persecutors that they were Christians, and by confessing make them murderers: but rather by telling a lie, and denying what they were, should both themselves keep safe the convenience of the flesh and purpose of the heart, and not allow those to accomplish the wickedness which they had conceived in their mind.
St. Augustine—Against Lying

Cross References
Exodus 32:4
He took what they handed him and made it into an idol cast in the shape of a calf, fashioning it with a tool. Then they said, "These are your gods, Israel, who brought you up out of Egypt."

Joel 1:14
Declare a holy fast; call a sacred assembly. Summon the elders and all who live in the land to the house of the LORD your God, and cry out to the LORD.

Joel 2:15
Blow the trumpet in Zion, declare a holy fast, call a sacred assembly.

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