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For the saying which he cried by the word of the LORD against the altar in Bethel, and against all the houses of the high places which are in the cities of Samaria, shall surely come to pass.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

13:32 Samaria. Samaria was not built or recognized as a city or province until many years later, when Omri was king (I Kings 16:24), so this modifying clause must represent an editorial explanation inserted later by the unknown compiler and editor of the historical narratives now preserved in I and II Kings.

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