19:2 the prophet 1 Jehu son of Hanani confronted him; 2 he said to King Jehoshaphat, “Is it right to help the wicked and be an ally of those who oppose the Lord? 3 Because you have done this the Lord is angry with you! 4 19:3 Nevertheless you have done some good things; 5 you removed 6 the Asherah poles from the land and you were determined to follow the Lord.” 7
1 tn Or “seer.”
2 tn Heb “went out to his face.”
3 tn Heb “and love those who hate the
4 tn Heb “and because of this upon you is anger from before the
5 tn Heb “nevertheless good things are found with you.”
6 tn Here בָּעַר (ba’ar) is not the well attested verb “burn,” but the less common homonym meaning “devastate, sweep away, remove.” See HALOT 146 s.v. II בער.
7 tn Heb “and you set your heart to seek the