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Israel pursued them: and Benhadad the king of Syria escaped on an horse
with the horsemen.
KI1 20:21 And the king of Israel went out, and smote the horses and
chariots, and slew the Syrians with a great slaughter.
KI1 20:22 And the prophet came to the king of Israel, and said unto
him, Go, strengthen thyself, and mark, and see what thou doest: for at
the return of the year the king of Syria will come up against thee.
KI1 20:23 And the servants of the king of Syria said unto him, Their
gods are gods of the hills; therefore they were stronger than we; but
let us fight against them in the plain, and surely we shall be stronger
King James Bible