2 Kings 9:22
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English Standard Version
And when Joram saw Jehu, he said, “Is it peace, Jehu?” He answered, “What peace can there be, so long as the whorings and the sorceries of your mother Jezebel are so many?”

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when Joram saw Jehu, that he said, Is it peace, Jehu? And he answered, What peace, so long as the whoredoms of thy mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many?

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, when Joram saw Jehu, that he said, Is it peace, Jehu? And he answered, What peace, so long as the whoredoms of thy mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when Joram saw Jehu, he said: Is there peace, Jehu? And he answered: What peace ? so long as the fornications of Jezabel thy mother, and her many sorceries are in their vigour.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass, when Joram saw Jehu, that he said, Is it peace, Jehu? And he answered, What peace, so long as the whoredoms of thy mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many?

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass, when Joram saw Jehu, that he said, Is it peace, Jehu? And he answered, What peace, so long as the lewd acts of thy mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many?

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Slaying of the Two Kings, Joram of Israel and Ahaziah of Judah. - 2 Kings 9:16. Jehu drove without delay to Jezreel, where Joram was lying sick, and Ahaziah had come upon a visit to him.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Is it peace

2 Kings 9:17 And there stood a watchman on the tower in Jezreel, and he spied the company of Jehu as he came, and said, I see a company...

What peace

2 Kings 9:18 So there went one on horseback to meet him, and said, Thus said the king, Is it peace? And Jehu said, What have you to do with peace?...

Isaiah 57:19-21 I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, said the LORD; and I will heal him...

the whoredoms

1 Kings 16:30-33 And Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the LORD above all that were before him...

1 Kings 18:4 For it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of the LORD, that Obadiah took an hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave...

1 Kings 19:1,2 And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and with how he had slain all the prophets with the sword...

1 Kings 21:8-10,25 So she wrote letters in Ahab's name, and sealed them with his seal...

Nahum 3:4 Because of the multitude of the prostitutions of the well favored harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts...

Revelation 2:20-23 Notwithstanding I have a few things against you, because you suffer that woman Jezebel, which calls herself a prophetess...

Revelation 17:4,5 And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet color, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls...

Revelation 18:3,23 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her...

Cross References
Revelation 2:20
But I have this against you, that you tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess and is teaching and seducing my servants to practice sexual immorality and to eat food sacrificed to idols.

1 Samuel 16:4
Samuel did what the LORD commanded and came to Bethlehem. The elders of the city came to meet him trembling and said, "Do you come peaceably?"

1 Kings 16:30
And Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the LORD, more than all who were before him.

1 Kings 18:19
Now therefore send and gather all Israel to me at Mount Carmel, and the 450 prophets of Baal and the 400 prophets of Asherah, who eat at Jezebel's table."

2 Kings 9:18
So a man on horseback went to meet him and said, "Thus says the king, 'Is it peace?'" And Jehu said, "What do you have to do with peace? Turn around and ride behind me." And the watchman reported, saying, "The messenger reached them, but he is not coming back."

2 Chronicles 21:13
but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel and have enticed Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem into whoredom, as the house of Ahab led Israel into whoredom, and also you have killed your brothers, of your father's house, who were better than you,

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