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1 Kings 19

Overview

1 Kings 19:1, Elijah, threatened by Jezebel, flees to Beer-sheba; 1 Kings 19:4, In the wilderness, being weary of his life, he is comforted by an angel; 1 Kings 19:9, At Horeb God appears unto him, sending him to anoint Hazael, Jehu, and Elisha; 1 Kings 19:19, Elisha, taking leave of his friends, follows Elijah.

Verse 1

Ahab: 1 Kings 16:31, 1 Kings 21:5-7, 1 Kings 21:25

how he had slain: 1 Kings 18:40

Reciprocal: Exodus 2:15 - fled 1 Kings 18:19 - eat at Jezebel's table 2 Kings 9:22 - the whoredoms 2 Kings 9:30 - Jezebel Proverbs 12:16 - fool's Jeremiah 26:21 - he was Jeremiah 36:26 - to take Acts 12:2 - with Hebrews 11:37 - were slain Revelation 2:20 - that woman

Verse 2

So let: 1 Kings 2:28, 1 Kings 20:10, Ruth 1:17, 2 Kings 6:31

if I: Exodus 10:28, Exodus 15:9, 2 Kings 19:10-12, 2 Kings 19:22, 2 Kings 19:27, 2 Kings 19:28, Daniel 3:15

to morrow: Proverbs 27:1, Acts 12:4-6, James 4:13, James 4:14

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:18 - to morrow 1 Samuel 20:13 - The Lord do 1 Samuel 22:16 - Thou shalt 2 Samuel 3:9 - So do God 2 Samuel 19:13 - God 1 Kings 16:31 - Jezebel 1 Kings 18:19 - eat at Jezebel's table 1 Kings 19:10 - they seek my life 1 Kings 21:5 - Jezebel 1 Kings 21:25 - whom Jezebel 2 Kings 1:9 - sent unto 2 Kings 9:22 - the whoredoms 2 Kings 9:30 - Jezebel Proverbs 12:16 - fool's Proverbs 14:16 - the fool Jeremiah 20:10 - we shall Matthew 2:8 - go Matthew 5:12 - for so Matthew 14:8 - Give Matthew 21:35 - General Luke 6:23 - for in Acts 23:12 - bound Revelation 2:20 - that woman

Verse 3

he arose: Genesis 12:12, Genesis 12:13, Exodus 2:15, 1 Samuel 27:1, Isaiah 51:12, Isaiah 51:13, Matthew 26:56, Matthew 26:70-74, 2 Corinthians 12:7

Beersheba: 1 Kings 4:25, Genesis 21:31, Amos 7:12, Amos 7:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:17 - Escape Genesis 21:14 - Beersheba Genesis 42:1 - saw 1 Samuel 21:10 - fled 1 Kings 19:4 - he requested 2 Kings 4:12 - servant 2 Kings 23:8 - Beersheba Proverbs 28:12 - but Proverbs 29:25 - fear Jeremiah 20:9 - I will Jeremiah 37:12 - went Jonah 1:3 - to flee Acts 13:5 - their Hebrews 11:34 - escaped

Verse 4

sat down: 1 Kings 13:14, Genesis 21:15, Genesis 21:16, John 4:6

he requested: 1 Kings 19:3, Numbers 11:15, 2 Kings 2:11, Job 3:20-22, Jeremiah 20:14-18, Jonah 4:3, Jonah 4:8, Philippians 1:21-24

for himself: Heb. for his life

better: Amos 6:2, Nahum 3:8, Matthew 6:26, Romans 3:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:46 - I am Genesis 30:1 - or else I die Exodus 4:13 - send Exodus 5:22 - why is it Numbers 14:2 - Would 2 Samuel 24:16 - It is enough 1 Chronicles 21:15 - It is enough Job 3:21 - long Job 6:9 - that it would Job 7:16 - I loathe it Job 10:1 - My soul Job 40:4 - Behold Ecclesiastes 2:17 - I hated Isaiah 15:4 - his Jeremiah 8:3 - death Jeremiah 20:9 - I will Jonah 4:2 - he prayed Luke 4:1 - wilderness Revelation 12:6 - that

Verse 5

as he lay: Genesis 28:11-15

an angel: Psalms 34:7, Psalms 34:10, Daniel 8:19, Daniel 9:21, Daniel 10:9, Daniel 10:10, Acts 12:7, Hebrews 1:14, Hebrews 13:5

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:4 - I have commanded 1 Kings 19:7 - the angel 2 Kings 1:3 - angel Zechariah 4:1 - waked Mark 1:13 - and the John 21:9 - they saw

Verse 6

cake: 1 Kings 17:6, 1 Kings 17:9-15, Psalms 37:3, Isaiah 33:16, Matthew 4:11, Matthew 6:32, Mark 8:2, Mark 8:3, John 21:5, John 21:9

head: Heb. bolster

Verse 7

the angel: 1 Kings 19:5

because the journey: Deuteronomy 33:25, Psalms 103:13, Psalms 103:14

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 1:3 - angel Acts 12:7 - the angel

Verse 8

in the strength: Daniel 1:15, 2 Corinthians 12:9

forty days: Exodus 24:18, Exodus 34:28, Deuteronomy 9:9, Deuteronomy 9:18, Matthew 4:2, Mark 1:13, Luke 4:2

Horeb: Exodus 3:1, Exodus 19:18, Malachi 4:4, Malachi 4:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:12 - forty Exodus 4:27 - the mount Exodus 18:5 - General Acts 1:3 - forty Acts 7:30 - there

Verse 9

unto a cave: Exodus 33:21, Exodus 33:22, Jeremiah 9:2, Hebrews 11:38

What doest thou: 1 Kings 19:13, Genesis 3:9, Genesis 16:8, Jeremiah 2:18, Jonah 1:3, Jonah 1:4

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:5 - did according 1 Kings 19:14 - I have been Proverbs 27:8 - man Jeremiah 37:12 - went Jonah 4:5 - Jonah Matthew 26:69 - Peter Mark 14:54 - and he John 18:18 - Peter

Verse 10

very jealous: Exodus 20:5, Exodus 34:14, Numbers 25:11, Numbers 25:13, Psalms 69:9, Psalms 119:139, John 2:17

thrown down: 1 Kings 19:14, 1 Kings 18:4, 1 Kings 18:30, Jeremiah 2:30, Hosea 5:11, Micah 6:16, Micah 7:2

I only: 1 Kings 18:4, 1 Kings 18:20, 1 Kings 18:22, 1 Kings 20:13, 1 Kings 20:22, 1 Kings 20:35, 1 Kings 20:41, 1 Kings 20:42, 1 Kings 22:8, Romans 11:2-4

they seek my life: 1 Kings 19:2, 1 Kings 18:10, 1 Kings 18:17

Reciprocal: Exodus 5:22 - why is it Exodus 23:2 - follow Deuteronomy 29:25 - they have forsaken Judges 5:3 - even I 2 Kings 10:16 - Come with me 2 Chronicles 18:7 - one man Nehemiah 9:26 - slew Psalms 35:4 - that Psalms 44:22 - killed Jeremiah 5:1 - if ye can Jeremiah 36:26 - to take Jeremiah 50:5 - that shall Hosea 12:10 - have also Matthew 5:12 - for so Matthew 21:35 - General Mark 12:3 - they Luke 6:23 - for in Acts 7:52 - Which of Acts 12:2 - with Acts 17:16 - his spirit Romans 11:3 - Lord Hebrews 11:37 - were slain 2 Peter 2:15 - forsaken

Verse 11

stand upon the mount: Exodus 19:20, Exodus 24:12, Exodus 24:18, Exodus 34:2, Matthew 17:1-3, 2 Peter 1:17, 2 Peter 1:18

the Lord passed: Exodus 33:21-23, Exodus 34:6, Habakkuk 3:3-5

and a great: Exodus 19:16, Exodus 20:18, Job 38:1, Psalms 50:3, Isaiah 30:30, Ezekiel 1:4, Ezekiel 37:7, Nahum 1:3, Nahum 1:6, Hebrews 12:18-21, Revelation 20:11

but the Lord was not in the wind: Zechariah 4:6

an earthquake: 1 Samuel 14:15, Psalms 68:8, Nahum 1:5, Zechariah 14:5, Matthew 24:7, Matthew 27:51-54, Matthew 28:2, Hebrews 12:26, Revelation 11:19, Revelation 16:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 19:18 - whole 2 Kings 2:1 - by a whirlwind Job 8:2 - the words Psalms 46:3 - mountains Jeremiah 4:24 - mountains Zechariah 6:5 - spirits Acts 2:2 - as Revelation 6:12 - there Revelation 8:5 - an

Verse 12

a fire: 1 Kings 18:38, Genesis 15:17, Exodus 3:2, Deuteronomy 4:11, Deuteronomy 4:12, Deuteronomy 4:33, 2 Kings 1:10, 2 Kings 2:11, Hebrews 12:29

a still: Exodus 34:6, Job 4:16, Job 33:7, Zechariah 4:6, Acts 2:2, Acts 2:36, Acts 2:37

Reciprocal: Exodus 19:18 - whole Psalms 50:3 - a fire

Verse 13

he wrapped his face: This he did to signify his reverence; for covering the face was a token of respect among the Asiatics, as uncovering the head is among Europeans. See note on 1 Kings 18:42. Exodus 3:5, Exodus 3:6, Exodus 33:23, Isaiah 6:2, Isaiah 6:5

What doest: 1 Kings 19:9, Genesis 16:8, John 21:15-17

Reciprocal: Exodus 2:15 - fled Deuteronomy 4:12 - only ye heard a voice 1 Kings 19:19 - his mantle 2 Kings 2:8 - his mantle Jonah 4:5 - Jonah Matthew 26:69 - Peter Mark 14:54 - and he Acts 7:32 - Then

Verse 14

I have been: 1 Kings 19:9, 1 Kings 19:10, Isaiah 62:1, Isaiah 62:6, Isaiah 62:7

forsaken: Deuteronomy 29:25, Deuteronomy 31:20, Psalms 78:37, Isaiah 1:4, Jeremiah 22:9, Daniel 11:30, Hosea 6:7, Hebrews 8:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 2:15 - fled Numbers 25:13 - zealous Judges 5:3 - even I 1 Kings 18:22 - I only 1 Kings 18:30 - he repaired 1 Kings 22:8 - yet one man 2 Kings 10:16 - Come with me Psalms 119:139 - zeal Jeremiah 2:30 - your own sword Jeremiah 36:26 - to take Jeremiah 50:5 - that shall Mark 12:3 - they Luke 6:23 - for in Acts 7:52 - Which of Acts 17:16 - his spirit Hebrews 11:37 - were slain

Verse 15

wilderness of Damascus: The wilderness of Damascus seems to have been that part of Arabia Deserta which lay on the south-east of that city, and east of the Trachonites, or the Djebel Haouran and El Ledja; at which the prophet could arrive without meeting Jezebel or any of his enemies. Genesis 14:15, 2 Kings 8:7, Acts 9:2, Acts 9:3

anoint: Isaiah 45:1, Jeremiah 1:10, Jeremiah 27:2-22

Hazael: 2 Kings 8:8-15, 2 Kings 8:28, 2 Kings 9:14, Amos 1:4

Reciprocal: Judges 9:9 - wherewith 1 Samuel 9:16 - thou shalt 1 Kings 11:24 - to Damascus 2 Kings 8:9 - Hazael 2 Kings 8:13 - The Lord 2 Kings 8:15 - Hazael

Verse 16

Jehu: 2 Kings 9:1-3, 2 Kings 9:6-14

Elisha: 1 Kings 19:19-21, Luke 4:27, Eliseus

Abelmeholah: 1 Kings 4:12, Judges 7:22

Reciprocal: Joshua 1:1 - Moses' minister Judges 9:9 - wherewith 1 Samuel 9:16 - thou shalt 1 Kings 1:34 - Zadok 2 Kings 2:1 - Elisha 2 Kings 9:2 - Jehu 2 Kings 9:3 - pour it 1 Chronicles 16:22 - Touch 2 Chronicles 22:7 - the Lord had Psalms 45:7 - hath Psalms 105:15 - mine Amos 2:11 - I raised

Verse 17

him that escapeth: Isaiah 24:17, Isaiah 24:18, Amos 2:14, Amos 5:19

the sword of Hazael: 2 Kings 8:12, 2 Kings 10:32, 2 Kings 13:3, 2 Kings 13:22

the sword of Jehu: 2 Kings 9:14-26, 2 Kings 10:6-11

Elisha slay: 2 Kings 2:23, 2 Kings 2:24, Isaiah 11:4, Jeremiah 1:10, Hosea 6:5, Revelation 19:21

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 5:12 - died 2 Kings 8:28 - Hazael 2 Kings 9:2 - Jehu 2 Kings 10:16 - Come with me Jeremiah 48:44 - that fleeth Ezekiel 15:7 - they shall Amos 1:3 - because

Verse 18

Yet I have left: or, Yet I will leave, Isaiah 1:9, Isaiah 10:20-22, Romans 11:4, Romans 11:5

the knees: Exodus 20:5, Isaiah 49:23, Romans 14:10-12, Philippians 2:10

every mouth: Idolaters often kissed their hand in honour of their idols; and hence the origin of adoration from ad, to and os, oris, the mouth. Cicero mentions a statue of Hercules, the chin and lips of which were considerably worn by the kissing of his worshippers. Job 31:27, Psalms 2:12, Hosea 13:2

Reciprocal: Numbers 25:2 - bowed 1 Samuel 10:1 - kissed him 1 Kings 20:15 - seven thousand 2 Kings 5:18 - and I bow 2 Kings 23:4 - Baal Isaiah 17:6 - General Mark 15:19 - and bowing Ephesians 3:14 - I Revelation 3:4 - even

Verse 19

Elisha: 1 Kings 19:16

he with: Exodus 3:1, Judges 6:11, Psalms 78:70-72, Amos 7:14, Zechariah 13:5, Matthew 4:18, Matthew 4:19

his mantle: 1 Kings 19:13, 1 Samuel 28:14, 2 Kings 2:8, 2 Kings 2:13, 2 Kings 2:14

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 11:5 - after the herd 1 Samuel 16:19 - with the sheep Amos 1:1 - who Matthew 9:9 - Follow Luke 4:27 - Eliseus Luke 5:28 - General

Verse 20

he left: Matthew 4:20, Matthew 4:22, Matthew 9:9, Matthew 19:27

I pray: Matthew 8:21, Matthew 8:22, Luke 9:61, Luke 9:62, Acts 20:37

Go back again: Heb. Go, return

Reciprocal: Genesis 31:28 - kiss Genesis 48:10 - kissed Ruth 1:14 - Orpah 2 Samuel 19:39 - kissed Barzillai Psalms 78:70 - and took Mark 1:20 - they left Luke 9:59 - suffer

Verse 21

boiled their flesh: 2 Samuel 24:22

gave unto: Luke 5:28, Luke 5:29

ministered: 1 Kings 18:43, Exodus 24:13, Numbers 27:18-20, 2 Kings 2:3, 2 Kings 3:11, Acts 13:5, 2 Timothy 4:11, Philemon 1:13

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 6:15 - servant 1 Chronicles 21:23 - the oxen 2 Chronicles 32:4 - find Matthew 4:20 - General Matthew 8:21 - suffer

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Kings 19". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/1-kings-19.html.