Bible: 1 Kings 20:13-21
The Lord Delivers Israel
20:13 Now a prophet visited King Ahab of Israel and said, “This is what the
20:15 So Ahab 4 assembled the 232 servants of the district governors. After that he assembled all the Israelite army, numbering 7,000. 5 20:16 They marched out at noon, while Ben Hadad and the thirty-two kings allied with him were drinking heavily 6 in their quarters. 7 20:17 The servants of the district governors led the march. When Ben Hadad sent messengers, they reported back to him, “Men are marching out of Samaria.” 8 20:18 He ordered, “Whether they come in peace or to do battle, take them alive.” 9 20:19 They marched out of the city with the servants of the district governors in the lead and the army behind them. 20:20 Each one struck down an enemy soldier; 10 the Syrians fled and Israel chased them. King Ben Hadad of Syria escaped on horseback with some horsemen. 20:21 Then the king of Israel marched out and struck down the horses and chariots; he thoroughly defeated 11 Syria.