He then got up and went into the house, and the prophet’s servant
poured the oil on his head and said to him, 'This is what the LORD, the God of Israel says: ‘I have anointed you king over the people of the LORD, over Israel.
And you shall strike the house of Ahab your master, so that I may avenge the blood of My servants the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of the LORD, at the hand of Jezebel.
For the entire house of Ahab shall perish, and I will eliminate from Ahab every male person both slave and free in Israel.
I will make the house of Ahab like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and like the house of Baasha the son of Ahijah.
The dogs will eat Jezebel in the territory of Jezreel, and no one will bury her.
’?' Then he opened the door and fled.
Now Jehu went out to the servants of his master, and one said to him, 'Is everything well? Why did this crazy fellow come to you?' And he said to them, 'You know very well
the man and his talk.'
And they said, 'It is a lie; tell us now.' And he said, 'Such and such he said to me, saying, ‘This is what the LORD says: 'I have anointed you king over Israel.'?’?'
Then they hurried, and each man took his garment and put it under him on the bare steps, and blew the trumpet, saying, 'Jehu is king!'