When the messenger came and informed him, saying, “They have brought the heads of the king’s sons,” he said, “Put them in two heaps at the entrance of the gate until morning.” Now in the morning he went out and stood and said to all the people, “You are [a]innocent; behold, (A)I conspired against my master and killed him, but (B)who [b]killed all these? 10 Know then that (C)nothing of the word of the Lord, which the Lord spoke concerning the house of Ahab, shall [c]fall to the earth, for the Lord has done (D)what He spoke [d]through His servant Elijah.”

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  1. 2 Kings 10:9 Lit righteous
  2. 2 Kings 10:9 Lit struck
  3. 2 Kings 10:10 I.e., fail to come true
  4. 2 Kings 10:10 Lit by the hand of

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