1 Kings 22:38

And someone washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood; and they washed his armor; according unto the word of the LORD which he spoke.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Of Samaria. Josephus says, of Jezara, (Jezrahel) conformably to the prediction. But God had relented in that particular, on Achab's repentance; (Calmet; Chap. xxi. 24, 29.) unless it regarded his son Joram. (Haydock) (Salien) Reins. Hebrew zonoth, may also signify "arms "(Munster) and "harlots. "(Septuagint) Some suspect that such were painted on the chariot. Josephus intimates, with the Septuagint, that "harlots bathed in the blood "(Antiquities viii. 15.) which would tend to the greater contempt of Achab. (Menochius) Spoken, respecting dogs licking up Achab's blood. No mention had been made of the chariot. God was thus pleased to show how easily he could have executed the sentence in all its rigour.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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