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2 Kings 9:1

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Jehu Becomes King

9:1 Now Elisha the prophet summoned a member of the prophetic guild 1  and told him, “Tuck your robes into your belt, take this container 2  of olive oil in your hand, and go to Ramoth Gilead.

2 Kings 9:3

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9:3 Take the container of olive oil, pour it over his head, and say, ‘This is what the Lord says, “I have designated 3  you as king over Israel.”’ Then open the door and run away quickly!” 4 

2 Kings 9:6

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9:6 So Jehu 5  got up and went inside. Then the prophet 6  poured the olive oil on his head and said to him, “This is what the Lord God of Israel says, ‘I have designated you as king over the Lord’s people Israel.

1 tn Heb “one of the sons of the prophets.”

2 tn Or “flask.”

3 tn Heb “anointed.”

4 tn Heb “and open the door and run away and do not delay.”

5 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Jehu) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

6 tn Heb “he”; the referent (the prophet) has been specified in the translation for clarity.



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