Ahab did not like Micaiah,

Category: Religion | Type: Discussion | Title: Jane Eyre (in Context) | Author: Charlotte Brontë | Ch: Preface

Micaiah is a prophet but not the prophet of the Book of Micaiah. Our Micaiah's prophecy offends Ahab, who jails him. See 1 Kings 22: 1-20.

Ahab wishes Jehoshaphat, the King of Judah, to join him in attacking Ramoth-gilead, a land ruled by the king of Aram. Jehoshaphat insists that Ahab first check with the prophets to see if the Lord favors the mission. They agree, but then Jehoshaphat asks if there are any others. Ahab mentions Micaiah, a prophet who has in the past offered unfavorable auguries. Although he first agrees with the other prophets, upon being pressed, he says the Lord does not support the mission and that Ahab will be killed if he goes to battle. Ahab disguises himself but is struck by a randomly shot arrow and dies. 

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