15 When he came to the king, the king said to him, “Micaiah, should we go to battle against Ramoth-gilead, or should we refrain?” And he said, “(A)Go up and succeed, for the Lord will hand it over to the king!” 16 Then the king said to him, “How many times must I make you swear that you will tell me nothing but the truth in the name of the Lord?”

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11 But Jehoshaphat said, “(A)Is there no prophet of the Lord here, that we may inquire of the Lord by him?” And one of the king of Israel’s servants answered and said, “(B)Elisha the son of Shaphat is here, (C)who used to pour water on the hands of Elijah.” 12 And Jehoshaphat said, “The word of the Lord is with him.” So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat and the king of Edom went down to him.

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11 The Lord said, “I will certainly (A)set you free for purposes of good;
I will certainly make the (B)enemy plead with you
In a time of disaster and a time of distress.

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Jeremiah’s Message for Zedekiah

21 The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord when (A)King Zedekiah sent to him (B)Pashhur the son of Malchijah and (C)Zephaniah the priest, the son of Maaseiah, saying, “Please (D)inquire of the Lord in our behalf, because (E)Nebuchadnezzar king of (F)Babylon is making war against us; perhaps the Lord will deal with us (G)in accordance with all His [a]wonderful acts, so that the enemy will withdraw from us.”

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 21:2 Or miracles

Yet (A)King Zedekiah sent Jehucal the son of Shelemiah, and (B)the priest Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah, to Jeremiah the prophet, saying, “(C)Please pray to the Lord our God in our behalf.”

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