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And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw Jehoshaphat, that they said, Surely it is the king of Israel. And they turned aside to fight against him: and Jehoshaphat cried out.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

22:32 Jehoshaphat cried out. Why Jehoshaphat was willing to wear his royal robes into battle, almost certainly to be mistaken for Ahab, is not clear. In any case, the parallel account in Chronicles indicated that, when he “cried out,” his cry was apparently a prayer to God, and “the LORD helped him,” sparing his life (II Chronicles 18:31).

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