Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the hand of the LORD was on Elijah; and he girded up his loins, and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

Bible References

The hand

2 Kings 3:15
Now bring me a musician."
Isaiah 8:11
For this is what the LORD spoke to me, as his forceful hand was resting on me, and as he was warning me not to live the way this people were living:
Ezekiel 1:3
a message from the LORD came directly to Buzi's son Ezekiel, the priest, by the Chebar River in the land of the Chaldeans. The hand of the LORD rested upon him there.
Ezekiel 3:14
Then the Spirit lifted me up and carried me away. I went bitterly with an angry attitude as the hand of the LORD rested on me.

He girded

2 Kings 4:29
At this he told Gehazi, "Get ready to run! Take my staff in your hand, and get on the road. Don't greet anyone you meet. If anyone greets you, don't respond. Just go lay my staff on the youngster's face."
2 Kings 9:1
Elisha called one of the members of the Guild of Prophets and told him, "Get ready to run, take this flask of oil in your hand, and go to Ramoth-gilead.
Job 38:3
Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!"
Jeremiah 1:17
"As for you, get ready! Stand up and tell them everything that I've commanded you. Don't be frightened as you face them, or I'll frighten you right in front of them.
Ephesians 6:14
Stand firm, therefore, having fastened the belt of truth around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep a clear head, and set your hope completely on the grace to be given you when Jesus, the Messiah, is revealed.

Ran before

Matthew 22:21
They told him, "Caesar's." So he told them, "Then give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."
1 Peter 2:17
Honor everyone. Keep on loving the community of believers, fearing God, and honoring the king.

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