The Lord said, ‘Who will ·trick [entice; deceive] King Ahab of Israel into attacking Ramoth in Gilead where he will ·be killed [L fall]?’ “Some ·said [suggested] one thing; some ·said [suggested] another.
“And the Lord said, ‘Who can get King Ahab to go to battle against Ramoth-gilead and be killed there?’ “There were many suggestions, but finally a spirit stepped forward before the Lord and said, ‘I can do it!’ “‘How?’ the Lord asked him.
Micaiah kept on, “I’m not done yet; listen to God’s word: I saw God enthroned, and all the Angel Armies of heaven standing at attention, ranged on his right and his left. And God said, “How can we seduce Ahab into attacking Ramoth Gilead?” Some said this, and some said that. Then a bold angel stepped out, stood before God, and said, “I’ll seduce him.” “And how will you do it?” said God. “Easy,” said the angel, “I’ll get all the prophets to lie.” “That should do it,” said God; “On your way—seduce him!”
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