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Consulting prophets
Consulting a prophet (and deity through the prophet) for guidance; often regarding battles and warfare.
Key passages
2 Ch 18:4–8

Then Jehoshaphat said to the king of Israel, “Seek first of all the word of Yahweh.” Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets, four hundred men. And he said to them, “Shall we go to Ramoth-Gilead to battle, or shall we cease?” And they said, “Go up, since God will give it into the hand …

Eze 20:1–3

And then in the seventh year, in the fifth month, on the tenth day of the month, men from the elders of Israel came to consult Yahweh, and they sat before me. And the word of Yahweh came to me, saying, “Son of man, speak with the elders of …

Eze 20:31

And when you lift up your gifts, sacrificing your children through the fire, you are defiling yourself through all of your idols until today, and will I let myself be consulted by you, house of Israel?” ’ As I live,” declares the Lord Yahweh, “I will not let myself be consulted by …