1 Jehoram son of Ahab became king of Israel in Samaria in the eighteenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned for twelve years.
2Kgs 1:17 1Kgs 22:51 2Kgs 8:16
2 He did what is displeasing to Yahweh, though not like his father and mother, for he did away with the pillar to Baal which his father had made.
1Kgs 21:25 2Kgs 10:18 2Kgs 10:26-28 Exod 23:24 1Kgs 16:19 1Kgs 16:31-33 1Kgs 21:5-15
3 Nonetheless, he continued to practise the sins into which Jeroboam son of Nebat had led Israel and did not give them up.
1Kgs 14:16 1Cor 1:19-20 1Kgs 12:26-33 1Kgs 13:33 1Kgs 14:9 1Kgs 15:26 1Kgs 15:34
4 Mesha king of Moab was a sheep-breeder and used to pay the king of Israel in tribute a hundred thousand lambs and a hundred thousand rams with their wool.
2Sam 8:2 1Chr 18:2 2Chr 26:10 Gen 13:2 Gen 26:13-14 Isa 16:1-2 Job 1:3
5 But when Ahab died, the king of Moab rebelled against the king of Israel.
2Kgs 1:1 2Chr 21:8-10 2Kgs 8:20
6 At once King Jehoram left Samaria and mustered all Israel.
1Kgs 20:27 1Sam 11:8 1Sam 15:4 2Sam 24:1-25
7 After this he sent word to the king of Judah, 'The king of Moab has rebelled against me. Will you go to war with me against Moab?' 'I will,' he replied. 'I will be as you, my men as yours, my horses as yours,'
1Kgs 22:4 1Kgs 22:32-33 2Chr 18:3 2Chr 18:29-32 2Chr 19:2 2Chr 21:4-7 2Chr 22:3-4
8 and added, 'Which way are we to attack?' 'Through the desert of Edom,' the other answered.
Mal 1:2-3 Num 21:4
9 So they set out, the king of Israel, the king of Judah and the king of Edom. They carried out a flanking movement for seven days, until there was no water left for the troops or for the beasts of their baggage train.
1Kgs 22:47 1Kgs 22:27 Exod 11:8 Exod 15:22 Exod 17:1 Judg 4:10 Num 20:2
10 'Alas!' the king of Israel exclaimed, 'Yahweh has summoned us three kings, only to put us into the power of Moab.'
2Kgs 6:33 Gen 4:13 Isa 8:21 Isa 51:20 Ps 78:34-36 Prov 19:3
11 But the king of Judah said, 'Is there no prophet of Yahweh here for us to consult Yahweh through him?' One of the king of Israel's servants answered, 'Elisha son of Shaphat is here, who used to pour water on the hands of Elijah.'
1Kgs 22:7 1Kgs 19:21 John 13:4-5 John 13:13-14 1Chr 10:13 1Chr 14:10 1Chr 14:14
12 'The word of Yahweh is with him,' the king of Judah said. So the king of Israel, the king of Judah and the king of Edom went to consult him.
1Sam 3:19-21 2Kgs 2:14-15 2Kgs 2:21 2Kgs 2:24-25 2Kgs 5:8-9 2Kgs 5:15 Isa 49:23
13 But Elisha said to the king of Israel, 'What business have you with me? Go to your father's and your mother's prophets.' 'No,' the king of Israel answered, 'Yahweh is the one who has summoned us three kings, only to put us into the power of Moab.' Elisha replied,
1Kgs 18:19 1Kgs 22:6 1Kgs 22:10-11 1Kgs 22:22-25 2Kgs 3:10 2Cor 5:16 2Cor 6:15
14 'By the life of Yahweh Sabaoth whom I serve, if I did not respect the king of Judah, I would take no notice of you, nor so much as look at you.
1Kgs 17:1 2Kgs 5:16 1Kgs 14:5-18 1Kgs 18:15 1Kgs 21:20 1Sam 15:26-31 2Chr 17:3-9
15 Now bring me someone who can play the lyre.' And as the musician played, the hand of Yahweh came on him
1Sam 16:23 1Sam 10:5 Ezek 1:3 1Kgs 18:46 Eph 5:18-19 1Chr 25:1-3 1Sam 18:10
16 and he said, 'Yahweh says this, "Dig in this valley ditch after ditch,"
2Kgs 4:3 Num 2:16-18
17 for Yahweh says, "You will see no wind, you will see no rain, but this valley will become full of water, and you and your troops and your baggage animals will drink."
Ps 107:35 1Kgs 18:36-39 Exod 17:6 Isa 41:17-18 Isa 43:19-20 Isa 48:21 Num 20:8-11
18 But this is only a trifle in Yahweh's eyes, for he will put Moab itself into your power.
Jer 32:17 Jer 32:27 2Kgs 20:10 Isa 49:6 Luke 1:37 1Kgs 3:13 1Kgs 16:31
19 You will storm every fortified town, fell every productive tree, block every water-hole, ruin all the best fields with stones.'
1Sam 15:3 1Sam 23:2 2Kgs 3:25 2Kgs 13:17 Deut 20:19-20 Judg 6:16 Num 24:17
20 Next morning at the time when the oblation was being offered, water came from the direction of Edom, and the whole terrain was flooded.
Exod 29:39-40 1Kgs 18:36 Dan 9:21 Isa 35:6-7 Ps 78:15-16 Ps 78:20
21 When the Moabites learned that the kings were advancing to fight them, all those of an age to bear arms were mobilised; they took up position on the frontier.
1Kgs 20:11 Eph 6:14
22 In the morning when they got up, the sun was shining on the water; and in the distance the Moabites saw the water as red as blood.
23 'This is blood!' they said. 'The kings must have fought among themselves and killed one another. So now for the booty, Moab!'
2Chr 20:25 2Kgs 6:18-20 2Kgs 7:6 Exod 15:9 Isa 10:14 Judg 5:30
24 But when they reached the Israelite camp, the Israelites launched their attack and the Moabites fled before them, and as they advanced they cut the Moabites to pieces.
1Thess 5:3-4 Josh 8:20-22 Judg 20:40-46
25 They laid the towns in ruins, and each man threw a stone into all the best fields to fill them up, and they blocked every water-hole and felled every productive tree. In the end, there was only Kir-Hareseth left, which the slingers surrounded and bombarded.
2Kgs 3:19 Isa 16:7 Jer 48:31 Jer 48:36 Isa 16:11 2Chr 32:4 2Sam 8:2
26 When the king of Moab saw that the battle had turned against him, he mustered seven hundred swordsmen in the hope of breaking a way out and going to the king of Aram, but he failed.
2Kgs 3:9 Amos 2:1
27 Then he took his eldest son who was to succeed him and offered him as a sacrifice on the city wall. Alarmed at this, the Israelites withdrew and retired to their own territory.
Mic 6:7 Amos 2:1 Deut 12:31 Judg 11:31 Ezek 16:20 Ps 106:37-38 1Kgs 20:13