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And the king of Israel answered and said, Tell him, Let not him that girdeth on his harness boast himself as he that putteth it off.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

20:11 putteth it off. This was apparently a proverbial expression (like “don’t count your chickens before they are hatched”). Despite his moral failings, Ahab did occasionally exhibit kingly qualities. He would not accept the terms of unconditional surrender that the Syrians were demanding.

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