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 1 Kings 13:11 - 32
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   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 13
13:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now there was a certain old prophet living in Bethel, whose sons came and told him all that the man of God had done there that day. They also told their father what he had said to the king.
 
13:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Their father asked them, "Which way did he go?" And his sons showed him which road the man of God from Judah had taken.
 
13:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So he said to his sons, "Saddle the donkey for me." And when they had saddled the donkey for him, he mounted it
 
13:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and rode after the man of God. He found him sitting under an oak tree and asked, "Are you the man of God who came from Judah?" "I am," he replied.
 
13:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So the prophet said to him, "Come home with me and eat."
 
13:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The man of God said, "I cannot turn back and go with you, nor can I eat bread or drink water with you in this place.
 
13:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I have been told by the word of the LORD: 'You must not eat bread or drink water there or return by the way you came.'"
 
13:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The old prophet answered, "I too am a prophet, as you are. And an angel said to me by the word of the LORD: 'Bring him back with you to your house so that he may eat bread and drink water.'" (But he was lying to him.)
 
13:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So the man of God returned with him and ate and drank in his house.
 
13:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
While they were sitting at the table, the word of the LORD came to the old prophet who had brought him back.
 
13:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He cried out to the man of God who had come from Judah, "This is what the LORD says: 'You have defied the word of the LORD and have not kept the command the LORD your God gave you.
 
13:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
You came back and ate bread and drank water in the place where he told you not to eat or drink. Therefore your body will not be buried in the tomb of your fathers.'"
 
13:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the man of God had finished eating and drinking, the prophet who had brought him back saddled his donkey for him.
 
13:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
As he went on his way, a lion met him on the road and killed him, and his body was thrown down on the road, with both the donkey and the lion standing beside it.
 
13:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Some people who passed by saw the body thrown down there, with the lion standing beside the body, and they went and reported it in the city where the old prophet lived.
 
13:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the prophet who had brought him back from his journey heard of it, he said, "It is the man of God who defied the word of the LORD. The LORD has given him over to the lion, which has mauled him and killed him, as the word of the LORD had warned him."
 
13:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The prophet said to his sons, "Saddle the donkey for me," and they did so.
 
13:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then he went out and found the body thrown down on the road, with the donkey and the lion standing beside it. The lion had neither eaten the body nor mauled the donkey.
 
13:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So the prophet picked up the body of the man of God, laid it on the donkey, and brought it back to his own city to mourn for him and bury him.
 
13:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then he laid the body in his own tomb, and they mourned over him and said, "Oh, my brother!"
 
13:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
After burying him, he said to his sons, "When I die, bury me in the grave where the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones.
 
13:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
For the message he declared by the word of the LORD against the altar in Bethel and against all the shrines on the high places in the towns of Samaria will certainly come true."
 
 

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