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
And the tidings came to Joab; for Joab had turned after Adonijah, though he turned not after Absalom. And Joab fled unto the Tent of Jehovah, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.
Exodus 21:14
And if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbor, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.
Exodus 38:2
And he made the horns thereof upon the four corners of it; the horns thereof were of one piece with it: and he overlaid it with brass.
Psalm 118:27
Jehovah is God, and he hath given us light: Bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.