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The Lord Gives Israel Another Victory

22 The prophet[a] visited the king of Israel and instructed him, “Go, fortify your defenses.[b] Determine[c] what you must do, for in the spring[d] the king of Syria will attack[e] you.”

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  1. 1 Kings 20:22 tn The definite article indicates previous reference, that is, “the prophet mentioned earlier” (see v. 13).
  2. 1 Kings 20:22 tn Heb “strengthen yourself.”
  3. 1 Kings 20:22 tn Heb “know and see.”
  4. 1 Kings 20:22 tn Heb “at the turning of the year.”
  5. 1 Kings 20:22 tn Heb “go up against.”

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