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and he went up and besieged Samaria, and warred against it.
KI1 20:2 And he sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel into the city,
and said unto him, Thus saith Benhadad,
KI1 20:3 Thy silver and thy gold is mine; thy wives also and thy
children, even the goodliest, are mine.
KI1 20:4 And the king of Israel answered and said, My lord, O king,
according to thy saying, I am thine, and all that I have.
KI1 20:5 And the messengers came again, and said, Thus speaketh
Benhadad, saying, Although I have sent unto thee, saying, Thou shalt
deliver me thy silver, and thy gold, and thy wives, and thy children;
KI1 20:6 Yet I will send my servants unto thee to morrow about this
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