New Living Translation
This message from the LORD was delivered to King Baasha by the prophet Jehu son of Hanani:
King James Bible
Then the word of the LORD came to Jehu the son of Hanani against Baasha, saying,
Darby Bible Translation
And the word of Jehovah came to Jehu the son of Hanani against Baasha, saying,
World English Bible
The word of Yahweh came to Jehu the son of Hanani against Baasha, saying,
Young's Literal Translation
And a word of Jehovah is unto Jehu son of Hanani, against Baasha, saying,
1 Kings 16:1 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:1 Hanani - He was sent to Asa, king of Judah. But the son, who was young and more active, was sent on this longer and more dangerous expedition to Baasha, king of Israel.
LibrarySennacherib (705-681 B. C. )
The struggle of Sennacherib with Judaea and Egypt--Destruction of Babylon. Sennacherib either failed to inherit his father's good fortune, or lacked his ability.* He was not deficient in military genius, nor in the energy necessary to withstand the various enemies who rose against him at widely removed points of his frontier, but he had neither the adaptability of character nor the delicate tact required to manage successfully the heterogeneous elements combined under his sway. * The two principal …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8
The Healing of the Waters
The Assyrian Revival and the Struggle for Syria
1 Kings 16:7
The message from the LORD against Baasha and his family came through the prophet Jehu son of Hanani. It was delivered because Baasha had done what was evil in the LORD's sight (just as the family of Jeroboam had done), and also because Baasha had destroyed the family of Jeroboam. The LORD's anger was provoked by Baasha's sins.
2 Chronicles 16:7
At that time Hanani the seer came to King Asa and told him, "Because you have put your trust in the king of Aram instead of in the LORD your God, you missed your chance to destroy the army of the king of Aram.
2 Chronicles 19:2
Jehu son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him. "Why should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD?" he asked the king. "Because of what you have done, the LORD is very angry with you.
2 Chronicles 20:34
The rest of the events of Jehoshaphat's reign, from beginning to end, are recorded in [The Record of Jehu Son of Hanani,] which is included in [The Book of the Kings of Israel.]
You show unfailing love to thousands, but you also bring the consequences of one generation's sin upon the next. You are the great and powerful God, the LORD of Heaven's Armies.
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