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

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1 Kings 2:28
When the news reached Joab (for Joab had supported Adonijah, although he had not supported Absalom), he ran to the tent of the Lord and grabbed hold of the horns of the altar.
Exodus 21:14
But if a man willfully attacks his neighbor to kill him cunningly, you will take him even from my altar that he may die.
Exodus 38:2
He made its horns on its four corners; its horns were part of it, and he overlaid it with bronze.
Psalm 118:27
The Lord is God and he has delivered us. Tie the offering with ropes to the horns of the altar!

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