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2 Kings 10:18-19

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Jehu Executes the Prophets and Priests of Baal

10:18 Jehu assembled all the people and said to them, “Ahab worshiped 1  Baal a little; Jehu will worship 2  him with great devotion. 3  10:19 So now, bring to me all the prophets of Baal, as well as all his servants and priests. 4  None of them must be absent, for I am offering a great sacrifice to Baal. Any of them who fail to appear will lose their lives.” But Jehu was tricking them 5  so he could destroy the servants of Baal.

1 tn Or “served.

2 tn Or “serve.”

3 tn Heb “much” or “greatly.”

4 tn Heb “and now, all the prophets of Baal, all his servants and all his priests summon to me.”

5 tn Heb “acted with deception [or, ‘trickery’].”



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