2 Kings 9:8
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New International Version
The whole house of Ahab will perish. I will cut off from Ahab every last male in Israel--slave or free.

King James Bible
For the whole house of Ahab shall perish: and I will cut off from Ahab him that pisseth against the wall, and him that is shut up and left in Israel:

Darby Bible Translation
And the whole house of Ahab shall perish, and I will cut off from Ahab every male, and him that is shut up and left in Israel.

World English Bible
For the whole house of Ahab shall perish. I will cut off from Ahab everyone who urinates against a wall, both him who is shut up and him who is left at large in Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
and perished hath all the house of Ahab, and I have cut off to Ahab those sitting on the wall, and restrained, and left, in Israel,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou shalt smite the house of Ahab - For their most cruel murders they have forfeited their own lives, according to that immutable law, "He that sheddeth man's blood by man shall his blood be shed." This and the two following verses contain the commission which Jehu received from the Lord against the bloody house of Ahab.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will cut off

1 Kings 14:10,11 Therefore, behold, I will bring evil on the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off from Jeroboam him that urinates against the wall...

1 Kings 21:21,22 Behold, I will bring evil on you, and will take away your posterity, and will cut off from Ahab him that urinates against the wall...

him that pisseth

1 Samuel 25:22 So and more also do God to the enemies of David...

him that is shut up

2 Kings 14:26 For the LORD saw the affliction of Israel, that it was very bitter: for there was not any shut up, nor any left...

Deuteronomy 32:36 For the LORD shall judge his people, and repent himself for his servants, when he sees that their power is gone...

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The Fall of the House of Ahab
[This chapter is based on 1 Kings 21; 2 Kings 1.] The evil influence that Jezebel had exercised from the first over Ahab continued during the later years of his life and bore fruit in deeds of shame and violence such as have seldom been equaled in sacred history. "There was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up." Naturally of a covetous disposition, Ahab, strengthened and sustained in wrongdoing by Jezebel, had followed
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:36
The LORD will vindicate his people and relent concerning his servants when he sees their strength is gone and no one is left, slave or free.

1 Samuel 25:22
May God deal with David, be it ever so severely, if by morning I leave alive one male of all who belong to him!"

1 Kings 14:10
"'Because of this, I am going to bring disaster on the house of Jeroboam. I will cut off from Jeroboam every last male in Israel--slave or free. I will burn up the house of Jeroboam as one burns dung, until it is all gone.

1 Kings 21:21
He says, 'I am going to bring disaster on you. I will wipe out your descendants and cut off from Ahab every last male in Israel--slave or free.

2 Kings 10:17
When Jehu came to Samaria, he killed all who were left there of Ahab's family; he destroyed them, according to the word of the LORD spoken to Elijah.

2 Kings 14:26
The LORD had seen how bitterly everyone in Israel, whether slave or free, was suffering; there was no one to help them.

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