47 There was then no king in Edom; a provincial governor ruled.
47 There was then no king in Edom: a deputy was king.
47 There was no king in Edom; a deputy was king.
47 Edom was kingless during his reign; a deputy was in charge.
47 There was then no king in Edom, only a deputy of the king.
47 (There was no king in Edom at that time, only a deputy.)
Matthew Henry's Commentary on 1 Kings 22:47
Commentary on 1 Kings 22:41-50
(Read 1 Kings 22:41-50)
Jehoshaphat's reign appears to have been one of the best, both as to piety and prosperity. He pleased God, and God blessed him.