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Is God guilty of lying in 1 Kings 22?

Note the difference between "the prophets" (1 Kings 22:6 NIV) and "the prophet of the Lord" (1 Kings 22:7 NIV). The King of Judah Jehoshaphat asked the King of Israel Ahab: "...
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Why did the woman invoke the name of God over bread? (1st Kings 17:12)

This formula "As the LORD lives", or a variant, was common oath of truth, effectively meaning that "What I am saying is as true as the LORD lives". For example: 2 Sam 15:21 - But ...
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What does "Put the wood in order" mean in 1 Kings 18:33?

Looking back, it may be a reference to Abraham preparing an altar... Genesis 22:9 (NRSV) When they came to the place that God had shown him, Abraham built an altar there and laid the wood in order. ...
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