SEV Biblia, Chapter 20:39 Y cuando el rey pasaba, él dio voces al rey, y dijo: Tu siervo salió entre la tropa; y he aquí apartándose uno, me trajo un hombre, diciendo: Guarda a este hombre, y si llegare a faltar, tu vida será por la suya, o pagarás un talento de plata.
Clarke's Bible Commentary - 1 Kings 20:39 Verse 39. Keep this man] The drift of this is at once seen; but Ahab, not knowing it, was led to pass sentence on himself.
John Gill's Bible Commentary Ver. 39. And as the king passed by, he cried unto the king , etc.] With a loud voice, signifying he had something to say unto him, at which he stopped: and he said, thy servant went out into the midst of the battle ; this was not real, but fictitious, an apologue, fable, or parable, by which he would represent to Ahab his own case, and bring him under conviction of his folly, just as Nathan dealt with David: and, behold, a man turned aside ; a superior officer in the army: and brought a man unto me ; he had made a prisoner of: and said, keep this man ; do not let him escape: if by any means he be missing, then shall thy life be for his life, or else thou shalt pay a talent of silver ; if he let him go willingly, or by any means he should get out of his hands, then he should either die for it, or be fined a talent of silver, which of our money is three hundred and seventy five pounds; and to this it seems he agreed.
Matthew Henry Commentary Verses 31-43 - This encouragement sinners have to repent and humble themselves befor God; Have we not heard, that the God of Israel is a merciful God? Have we not found him so? That is gospel repentance, which flows from a apprehension of the mercy of God, in Christ; there is forgiveness with him. What a change is here! The most haughty in prosperity often ar most abject in adversity; an evil spirit will thus affect a man in bot these conditions. There are those on whom, like Ahab, success is il bestowed; they know not how to serve either God or their generation, or even their own true interests with their prosperity: Let favour be showed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness. The prophe designed to reprove Ahab by a parable. If a good prophet were punishe for sparing his friend and God's when God said, Smite, of much sore punishment should a wicked king be thought worthy, who spared his enem and God's, when God said, Smite. Ahab went to his house, heavy an displeased, not truly penitent, or seeking to undo what he had don amiss; every way out of humour, notwithstanding his victory. Alas! man that hear the glad tidings of Christ, are busy and there till the da of salvation is gone __________________________________________________________________
Original Hebrew ויהי 1961 המלך 4428 עבר 5674 והוא 1931 צעק 6817 אל 413 המלך 4428 ויאמר 559 עבדך 5650 יצא 3318 בקרב 7130 המלחמה 4421 והנה 2009 אישׁ 376 סר 5493 ויבא 935 אלי 413 אישׁ 376 ויאמר 559 שׁמר 8104 את 853 האישׁ 376 הזה 2088 אם 518 הפקד 6485 יפקד 6485 והיתה 1961 נפשׁך 5315 תחת 8478 נפשׁו 5315 או 176 ככר 3603 כסף 3701 תשׁקול׃ 8254