1 When Ahab told Jezebel everything that Elijah had done, and how he had put all the prophets to the sword,
1Kgs 18:40 1Kgs 16:31 1Kgs 21:5-7 1Kgs 21:25
2 Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah to say, 'May the gods bring unnameable ills on me and worse ills too, if by this time tomorrow I have not made your life like one of theirs!'
1Kgs 20:10 2Kgs 6:31 Ruth 1:17 Acts 12:4-6 1Kgs 2:28 2Kgs 19:10-12 2Kgs 19:22
3 He was afraid and fled for his life. He came to Beersheba, a town of Judah, where he left his servant.
Gen 21:31 1Kgs 4:25 1Sam 27:1 2Cor 12:7 Amos 7:12-13 Exod 2:15 Gen 12:12-13
4 He himself went on into the desert, a day's journey, and sitting under a furze bush wished he were dead. 'Yahweh,' he said, 'I have had enough. Take my life; I am no better than my ancestors.'
Jonah 4:8 Num 11:15 Jonah 4:3 1Kgs 19:3 Jer 20:14-18 1Kgs 13:14 2Kgs 2:11
5 Then he lay down and went to sleep. Then all of a sudden an angel touched him and said, 'Get up and eat.'
Acts 12:7 Dan 8:19 Dan 9:21 Dan 10:9-10 Gen 28:11-15 Heb 1:14 Heb 13:5
6 He looked round, and there at his head was a scone baked on hot stones, and a jar of water. He ate and drank and then lay down again.
1Kgs 17:6 Matt 4:11 1Kgs 17:9-15 Isa 33:16 John 21:5 John 21:9 Mark 8:2-3
7 But the angel of Yahweh came back a second time and touched him and said, 'Get up and eat, or the journey will be too long for you.'
Deut 33:25 Ps 103:13-14
8 So he got up and ate and drank, and strengthened by that food he walked for forty days and forty nights until he reached Horeb, God's mountain.
Exod 34:28 Deut 9:18 Exod 3:1 Exod 24:18 Matt 4:2 Luke 4:2 Mark 1:13
9 There he went into a cave and spent the night there. Then the word of Yahweh came to him saying, 'What are you doing here, Elijah?'
1Kgs 19:13 Exod 33:21-22 Gen 3:9 Gen 16:8 Heb 11:38 Jer 2:18 Jer 9:2
10 He replied, 'I am full of jealous zeal for Yahweh Sabaoth, because the Israelites have abandoned your covenant, have torn down your altars and put your prophets to the sword. I am the only one left, and now they want to kill me.'
1Kgs 18:4 1Kgs 18:22 Num 25:13 1Kgs 18:30 Exod 20:5 Exod 34:14 Num 25:11
11 Then he was told, 'Go out and stand on the mountain before Yahweh.' For at that moment Yahweh was going by. A mighty hurricane split the mountains and shattered the rocks before Yahweh. But Yahweh was not in the hurricane. And after the hurricane, an earthquake. But Yahweh was not in the earthquake.
Ezek 1:4 Exod 24:12 Ezek 37:7 Exod 19:20 Exod 24:18 Exod 34:2 Heb 12:18-21
12 And after the earthquake, fire. But Yahweh was not in the fire. And after the fire, a light murmuring sound.
Job 4:16 Zech 4:6 Deut 4:33 Exod 34:6 Acts 2:2 Deut 4:11-12 Heb 12:29
13 And when Elijah heard this, he covered his face with his cloak and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave. Then a voice came to him, which said, 'What are you doing here, Elijah?'
1Kgs 19:9 1Kgs 18:42 Exod 3:5-6 Exod 33:23 Gen 16:8 Isa 6:2 Isa 6:5
14 He replied, 'I am full of jealous zeal for Yahweh, God Sabaoth, because the Israelites have abandoned your covenant, have torn down your altars and put your prophets to the sword. I am the only one left and now they want to kill me.'
1Kgs 19:9-10 Dan 11:30 Deut 29:25 Deut 31:20 Heb 8:9 Hos 6:7 Isa 1:4
15 'Go,' Yahweh said, 'go back by the same way to the desert of Damascus. You must go and anoint Hazael as king of Aram.
2Kgs 8:7-15 2Kgs 8:28 2Kgs 9:14 Acts 9:2-3 Amos 1:4 Gen 14:15 Isa 45:1
16 You must anoint Jehu son of Nimshi as king of Israel, and anoint Elisha son of Shaphat, of Abel-Meholah, as prophet to succeed you.
1Kgs 19:19-21 2Kgs 2:9 2Kgs 2:15 1Kgs 4:12 2Kgs 9:1-14 Judg 7:22 Luke 4:27
17 Anyone who escapes the sword of Hazael will be put to death by Jehu; and anyone who escapes the sword of Jehu will be put to death by Elisha.
2Kgs 8:12 2Kgs 13:3 2Kgs 13:22 2Kgs 10:32 Hos 6:5 2Kgs 2:23-24 2Kgs 9:14-25
18 But I shall spare seven thousand in Israel; all the knees that have not bent before Baal, all the mouths that have not kissed him.'
Hos 13:2 Rom 11:4-5 Isa 1:9 Isa 10:20-22 Ps 2:12 Exod 20:5 Isa 49:23
19 Leaving there, he came on Elisha son of Shaphat as he was ploughing behind twelve yoke of oxen, he himself being with the twelfth. Elijah passed near to him and threw his cloak over him.
2Kgs 2:8 1Sam 28:14 2Kgs 2:13-14 1Kgs 19:13 Amos 7:14 Exod 3:1 Judg 6:11
20 Elisha left his oxen and ran after Elijah. 'Let me kiss my father and mother, then I will follow you,' he said. Elijah answered, 'Go, go back; for have I done anything to you?'
Matt 8:21-22 Luke 9:61-62 Acts 20:37 Matt 4:20 Matt 4:22 Matt 9:9 Matt 19:27
21 Elisha turned away, took a yoke of oxen and slaughtered them. He used the oxen's tackle for cooking the meat, which he gave the people to eat. He then rose and, following Elijah, became his servant.
2Sam 24:22 Exod 24:13 Luke 5:28-29 1Kgs 18:43 2Kgs 2:3 2Kgs 3:11 2Tim 4:11