22 0 22 0 0 22:15 Go up, etc: This was spoken ironically, and by way of jesting at the flattering speeches of the false prophets: and so the king understood it, as appears by his adjuring Micheas, in the following verse, to tell him the truth in the name of the Lord. 22 15 22 0 0 22:20 The Lord said, etc: God standeth not in need of any counsellor; nor are we to suppose that things pass in heaven in the manner here described: but this representation was made to the prophet, to be delivered by him in a manner adapted to the common ways and notions of men. 22 20 22 0 0 22:22 Go forth, and do so: This was not a command, but a permission: for God never ordaineth lies; though he often permitteth the lying spirit to deceive those who love not the truth. 2 Thess. 2.10. And in this sense it is said in the following verse, The Lord hath given a lying spirit in the mouth of all thy prophets. 22 22 22 0 0 22:25 Go into a chamber, etc: This happened when he heard the king was slain, and justly apprehended that he should be punished for his false prophecy. 22 25 22 0 0 22:43 He took not away, etc: He left some of the high places, viz., those in which they worshipped the true God: but took away all others, 2 Par. 17.6, and note ver. 14 of chap. 15. 3 Kings. 22 43 22 0 0 22:49 Would not: He had been reprehended before for admitting such a partner: and therefore would have no more to do with him. 22 49 22 0 0 Content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8 THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims: 1ki 22:0


Notes on Third Book of Kings (Author Bishop Richard Challoner (ed.))

¤ Chapter 22: Achab believing his false prophets, rather than Micheas, is slain in Ramoth Galaad. Ochozias succeedeth him. Good king Josaphat dieth, and his son Joram succeedeth him.

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