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1 Kings 22:21

    1 Kings 22:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the LORD, and said, I will persuade him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the LORD, and said, I will persuade him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And there came forth a spirit, and stood before Jehovah, and said, I will entice him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then a spirit came forward and took his place before the Lord and said, I will get him to do it by a trick.

    Webster's Revision

    And there came forth a spirit, and stood before Jehovah, and said, I will entice him.

    World English Bible

    A spirit came out and stood before Yahweh, and said, 'I will entice him.'

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the LORD, and said, I will entice him.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 22:21

    A spirit - "The spirit " - which some explain as "the evil spirit" - i. e. Satan; others as simply "the spirit" who should "persuade."

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 22:21

    22:21 A spirit - An evil spirit came, and presented himself before the throne.