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and slew him.
KI1 20:37 Then he found another man, and said, Smite me, I pray thee.
And the man smote him, so that in smiting he wounded him.
KI1 20:38 So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way,
and disguised himself with ashes upon his face.
KI1 20:39 And as the king passed by, he cried unto the king: and he
said, Thy servant went out into the midst of the battle; and, behold, a
man turned aside, and brought a man unto me, and said, Keep this man: if
by any means he be missing, then shall thy life be for his life, or else
thou shalt pay a talent of silver.
KI1 20:40 And as thy servant was busy here and there, he was gone. And
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