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12 On hearing this reply—while he and the other kings were drinking in the booths—he said to his servants, “Take your positions.” So they stationed themselves against the city.

13 Then behold, a prophet approached King Ahab of Israel and said, “Thus says Adonai: Have you seen all this great multitude? Behold, I will deliver it into your hand this day, and you will know that I am Adonai.”

14 Ahab asked, “By whom?”

He said, “Thus says Adonai: By the young men of the rulers of the provinces.”

Then he asked, “Who should begin the battle?”

“You!” he answered.

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