Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Adonijah feared because of Solomon, and arose, and went, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.

Bible References

Caught

1 Kings 2:28
Now the news came to Joab, for Joab had followed Adonijah, although he had not followed Absalom. And Joab fled to the tent of the Lord and took hold of the horns of the altar.
Exodus 21:14
If, however, a man acts presumptuously toward his neighbor, so as to kill him craftily, you are to take him even from My altar, that he may die.
Exodus 38:2
He made its horns on its four corners, its horns being of one piece with it, and he overlaid it with bronze.
Psalm 118:27
The Lord is God, and He has given us light;
Bind the festival sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.