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11 The king of Israel answered, “The saying goes, ‘Don’t brag about a victory before you have even dressed for battle.’”

12 Benhadad heard this as he and his allies were drinking in their tents. He told his officers to get ready. So they got ready to attack the city.

13 Then a prophet came to King Ahab of Israel and said, “This is what the Lord says: Have you seen this large army? I will hand it over to you today. Then you will know that I am the Lord.”

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