2 Kings 3:13
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New International Version
Elisha said to the king of Israel, "Why do you want to involve me? Go to the prophets of your father and the prophets of your mother." "No," the king of Israel answered, "because it was the LORD who called us three kings together to deliver us into the hands of Moab."

King James Bible
And Elisha said unto the king of Israel, What have I to do with thee? get thee to the prophets of thy father, and to the prophets of thy mother. And the king of Israel said unto him, Nay: for the LORD hath called these three kings together, to deliver them into the hand of Moab.

Darby Bible Translation
And Elisha said to the king of Israel, What have I to do with thee? go to the prophets of thy father and to the prophets of thy mother. And the king of Israel said to him, Not so, for Jehovah has called these three kings to give them into the hand of Moab.

World English Bible
Elisha said to the king of Israel, "What have I to do with you? Go to the prophets of your father, and to the prophets of your mother." The king of Israel said to him, "No; for Yahweh has called these three kings together to deliver them into the hand of Moab."

Young's Literal Translation
And Elisha saith unto the king of Israel, 'What -- to me and to thee? go unto the prophets of thy father, and unto the prophets of thy mother;' and the king of Israel saith to him, 'Nay, for Jehovah hath called for these three kings to give them into the hand of Moab.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Get thee to the prophets of thy father - This was a just, but cutting reproof.

Nay - The Chaldee adds here, I beseech thee, do not call the sins of this impiety to remembrance, but ask mercy for us; because the Lord hath called, etc. The Arabic has, I beseech thee, do not mention of our transgressions, but use kindness towards us. It is very likely that some such words were spoken on the occasion; but these are the only versions which make this addition.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

What

Ezekiel 14:3-5 Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their heart, and put the stumbling block of their iniquity before their face...

Matthew 8:29 And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with you, Jesus, you Son of God?...

John 2:4 Jesus said to her, Woman, what have I to do with you? my hour is not yet come.

2 Corinthians 5:16 Why from now on know we no man after the flesh: yes, though we have known Christ after the flesh...

2 Corinthians 6:15 And what concord has Christ with Belial? or what part has he that believes with an infidel?

get

Judges 10:14 Go and cry to the gods which you have chosen; let them deliver you in the time of your tribulation.

Ruth 1:15 And she said, Behold, your sister in law is gone back to her people, and to her gods: return you after your sister in law.

Proverbs 1:28 Then shall they call on me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

Jeremiah 2:27,28 Saying to a stock, You are my father; and to a stone, You have brought me forth: for they have turned their back to me...

the prophets

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

1 Kings 22:6,10,11,22-25 Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them...

Nay

2 Kings 3:10 And the king of Israel said, Alas! that the LORD has called these three kings together, to deliver them into the hand of Moab!

Deuteronomy 32:37-39 And he shall say, Where are their gods, their rock in whom they trusted...

Hosea 6:1 Come, and let us return to the LORD: for he has torn, and he will heal us; he has smitten, and he will bind us up.

Library
Sight and Blindness
'Then the king of Syria warred against Israel, and took counsel with his servants, saying, In such and such a place shall be my camp. 9. And the man of God sent unto the king of Israel, saying, Beware that them pass not such a place; for thither the Syrians are come down. 10. And the king of Israel sent to the place which the man of God told him and warned him of, and saved himself there, not once nor twice. 11. Therefore the heart of the king of Syria was sore troubled for this thing; and he called
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Balak's Inquiries Relative to the Service of God, and Balaam's Answer, Briefly Considered.
"Wherewith shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself before the high God? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old? Will the Lord be pleased with, thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? Shall I give my first born for my transgression; the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?--He hath shewed thee, 0 man, what is good: And what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?" As mankind are
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects

Cross References
Matthew 8:29
"What do you want with us, Son of God?" they shouted. "Have you come here to torture us before the appointed time?"

1 Kings 17:18
She said to Elijah, "What do you have against me, man of God? Did you come to remind me of my sin and kill my son?"

1 Kings 18:19
Now summon the people from all over Israel to meet me on Mount Carmel. And bring the four hundred and fifty prophets of Baal and the four hundred prophets of Asherah, who eat at Jezebel's table."

1 Kings 22:6
So the king of Israel brought together the prophets--about four hundred men--and asked them, "Shall I go to war against Ramoth Gilead, or shall I refrain?" "Go," they answered, "for the Lord will give it into the king's hand."

1 Kings 22:22
"'By what means?' the LORD asked. "'I will go out and be a deceiving spirit in the mouths of all his prophets,' he said. "'You will succeed in enticing him,' said the LORD. 'Go and do it.'

2 Kings 3:12
Jehoshaphat said, "The word of the LORD is with him." So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat and the king of Edom went down to him.

Jeremiah 37:19
Where are your prophets who prophesied to you, 'The king of Babylon will not attack you or this land'?

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