New American Standard Bible
So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah went up against Ramoth-gilead.
King James Bible
So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah went up to Ramothgilead.
Darby Bible Translation
And the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah went up to Ramoth-Gilead.
World English Bible
So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah went up to Ramoth Gilead.
Young's Literal Translation
And the king of Israel goeth up, and Jehoshaphat king of Judah, to Ramoth-Gilead.
1 Kings 22:29 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
It might have been expected that Jehoshaphat would have withdrawn from the expedition when he heard Micaiah denounce it. He had, however, rashly committed himself to take part in the war by a solemn promise, before he bethought himself of inquiring what was the will of God in the matter. Now he was ashamed to draw back, especially as Ahab, whom the prophecy chiefly threatened, was resolved to brave it. He may also have had a personal affection for Ahab, and so have been loth to desert him in his need. Compare 2 Chronicles 19:2.
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1 Kings 4:13
Ben-geber, in Ramoth-gilead (the towns of Jair, the son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead were his: the region of Argob, which is in Bashan, sixty great cities with walls and bronze bars were his);
1 Kings 22:3
Now the king of Israel said to his servants, "Do you know that Ramoth-gilead belongs to us, and we are still doing nothing to take it out of the hand of the king of Aram?"
1 Kings 22:4
And he said to Jehoshaphat, "Will you go with me to battle at Ramoth-gilead?" And Jehoshaphat said to the king of Israel, "I am as you are, my people as your people, my horses as your horses."
2 Kings 8:28
Then he went with Joram the son of Ahab to war against Hazael king of Aram at Ramoth-gilead, and the Arameans wounded Joram.
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