1 Kings 22:14
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English Standard Version
But Micaiah said, “As the LORD lives, what the LORD says to me, that I will speak.”

King James Bible
And Micaiah said, As the LORD liveth, what the LORD saith unto me, that will I speak.

American Standard Version
And Micaiah said, As Jehovah liveth, what Jehovah saith unto me, that will I speak.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Micheas said to him: As the Lord liveth, whatsoever the Lord shall say to me, that will I speak.

English Revised Version
And Micaiah said, As the LORD liveth, what the LORD saith unto me, that will I speak.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Micaiah said, As the LORD liveth, what the LORD saith to me, that will I speak.

1 Kings 22:14 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Ahab then named to him one, but one whom he hated, because he never prophesied good concerning him, but only evil,

(Note: Just as Agamemnon says to Calchas in Il. iv. 106: μάντι κακῶν, ου ̓ πώποτέ μοι τὸ κρήγουν εἶπας, κ.τ.λ.)

namely, Micah the son of Jimlah. Josephus and the Rabbins suppose him to have been the prophet, whose name is not given, who had condemned Ahab in the previous war for setting Benhadad at liberty (1 Kings 20:35.). But there is no foundation for this, and it is mere conjecture. At any rate, Ahab had already come to know Micah as a prophet of evil, and, as is evident from 1 Kings 22:26, had had him imprisoned on account of an unwelcome prophecy. Ahab's dislike to this prophet had its root in the belief, which was connected with heathen notions of prophecy and conjuring, that the prophets stood in such a relation to the Deity that the latter necessarily fulfilled their will; a belief which had arisen from the fact that the predictions of true prophets always came to pass (see at Numbers 22:6 and Numbers 22:17).

1 Kings 22:14 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

what the Lord

Numbers 22:38 And Balaam said to Balak, See, I am come to you: have I now any power at all to say any thing? the word that God puts in my mouth...

Numbers 24:13 If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the commandment of the LORD...

2 Chronicles 18:12,13 And the messenger that went to call Micaiah spoke to him, saying, Behold...

Jeremiah 23:28 The prophet that has a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that has my word, let him speak my word faithfully...

Jeremiah 26:2,3 Thus said the LORD; Stand in the court of the LORD's house, and speak to all the cities of Judah...

Jeremiah 42:4 Then Jeremiah the prophet said to them, I have heard you; behold, I will pray to the LORD your God according to your words...

Ezekiel 2:4-8 For they are impudent children and stiff hearted. I do send you to them; and you shall say to them, Thus said the Lord GOD...

Ezekiel 3:17-19 Son of man, I have made you a watchman to the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me...

Acts 20:26,27 Why I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men...

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:2 But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully...

Galatians 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

Cross References
Numbers 22:18
But Balaam answered and said to the servants of Balak, "Though Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not go beyond the command of the LORD my God to do less or more.

Numbers 24:13
If Balak should give me his house full of silver and gold, I would not be able to go beyond the word of the LORD, to do either good or bad of my own will. What the LORD speaks, that will I speak'?

1 Kings 17:1
Now Elijah the Tishbite, of Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab, "As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word."

1 Kings 18:10
As the LORD your God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my lord has not sent to seek you. And when they would say, 'He is not here,' he would take an oath of the kingdom or nation, that they had not found you.

1 Kings 18:15
And Elijah said, "As the LORD of hosts lives, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself to him today."

1 Kings 22:13
And the messenger who went to summon Micaiah said to him, "Behold, the words of the prophets with one accord are favorable to the king. Let your word be like the word of one of them, and speak favorably."

Jeremiah 42:4
Jeremiah the prophet said to them, "I have heard you. Behold, I will pray to the LORD your God according to your request, and whatever the LORD answers you I will tell you. I will keep nothing back from you."

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