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 1 Kings 12:33 - 13:10
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   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 12
12:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
On the fifteenth day of the eighth month, a month of his own choosing, he offered sacrifices on the altar he had built at Bethel. So he instituted the festival for the Israelites and went up to the altar to make offerings.
 
   Chapter 13
13:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
By the word of the LORD a man of God came from Judah to Bethel, as Jeroboam was standing by the altar to make an offering.
 
13:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He cried out against the altar by the word of the LORD: "O altar, altar! This is what the LORD says: 'A son named Josiah will be born to the house of David. On you he will sacrifice the priests of the high places who now make offerings here, and human bones will be burned on you.'"
 
13:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
That same day the man of God gave a sign: "This is the sign the LORD has declared: The altar will be split apart and the ashes on it will be poured out."
 
13:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When King Jeroboam heard what the man of God cried out against the altar at Bethel, he stretched out his hand from the altar and said, "Seize him!" But the hand he stretched out toward the man shriveled up, so that he could not pull it back.
 
13:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Also, the altar was split apart and its ashes poured out according to the sign given by the man of God by the word of the LORD.
 
13:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then the king said to the man of God, "Intercede with the LORD your God and pray for me that my hand may be restored." So the man of God interceded with the LORD, and the king's hand was restored and became as it was before.
 
13:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The king said to the man of God, "Come home with me and have something to eat, and I will give you a gift."
 
13:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But the man of God answered the king, "Even if you were to give me half your possessions, I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water here.
 
13:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
For I was commanded by the word of the LORD: 'You must not eat bread or drink water or return by the way you came.'"
 
13:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So he took another road and did not return by the way he had come to Bethel.
 
 

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