20 Ahab said to Elijah, (A)“Have you found me, O my enemy?” He answered, “I have found you, because (B)you have sold yourself to do what is evil in the sight of the Lord.

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Ahab's Repentance

25 ((A)There was none who sold himself to do what was evil in the sight of the Lord like Ahab, whom Jezebel his wife incited.

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17 (A)And they burned their sons and their daughters as offerings[a] and used (B)divination and (C)omens and (D)sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking him to anger.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 17:17 Or made their sons and their daughters pass through the fire

Israel's Sin and the Servant's Obedience

50 Thus says the Lord:
“Where is (A)your mother's certificate of divorce,
    with which (B)I sent her away?
Or (C)which of my creditors is it
    to whom I have sold you?
(D)Behold, for your iniquities you were sold,
    and for your transgressions your mother was sent away.

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For thus says the Lord: (A)“You were sold for nothing, and (B)you shall be redeemed without money.”

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