1 Kings 13:5

“The altar also was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 13:5

The altar also was rent, and the ashes powred out from the altar, according to the signe which the man of God had giuen by the word of the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The altar also was split apart and the ashes were poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The altar also was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the altar was broken and the burned waste on it overturned; this was the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

And the altar was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign that the man of God had given by the word of Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

The altar also was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

The altar also was split apart, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of Yahweh.
- World English Bible

and the altar is rent, and the ashes poured forth from the altar, according to the sign that the man of God had given by the word of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The altar also was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 13:5

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 13:5


13:3 Gave a sign - That is, he then wrought a miracle, to assure themof the truth of his prophecy.

13:4 Put forth, &c. - To point out the man whom he would have thepeople lay hands on. The altar - Where it was employed in offeringsomething upon it. Dried up - Or, withered, the muscles and sinews,the instruments of motion, shrunk up. This God did, to chastiseJeroboam for offering violence to the Lord's prophet: to secure theprophet against farther violence: and, that in this example God mightshew, how highly he resents the injuries done to his ministers, for thefaithful discharge of their office.

13:6 Thy God - Who hath manifested himself to be thy God and friend,in a singular manner; and therefore will hear thy prayers for me, thoughhe will not regard mine, because I have forsaken him and his worship.Besought - To assure Jeroboam, that what he had said, was not fromill - will to him, and that he heartily desired his reformation, and not hisruin. Restored - Because he repented of that violence, which he intendedagainst that prophet, for which God inflicted it: and that this goodnessof God to him, might have led him to repentance; or, if he continuedimpenitent, leave him without excuse.


Discussion for 1 Kings 13:5



 

Do you have a Bible comment or question?


700 characters remain...




Bible Options

Sponsored Links