39 And as the king passed, he cried to the king and said, “Your servant went out into the midst of the battle, and behold, a soldier turned and brought a man to me and said, ‘Guard this man; if by any means he is missing, (A)your life shall be for his life, or else you shall pay a talent[a] of silver.’

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 20:39 A talent was about 75 pounds or 34 kilograms

24 Then they[a] went in to offer sacrifices and burnt offerings.

Now Jehu had stationed eighty men outside and said, “The man who allows any of those whom I give into your hands to escape (A)shall forfeit his life.”

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 10:24 Septuagint he (compare verse 25)

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