Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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
But now bring me a minstrel. And when the minstrel played, the hand of the LORD came upon him;
Isaiah 8:11
For the LORD spoke thus to me with a strong hand and instructed me that I should not walk in the way of this people, saying,
Ezekiel 1:3
the word of the LORD came expressly unto Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and there the hand of the LORD came upon him.
Ezekiel 3:14
And the Spirit lifted me up and took me away, and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; but the hand of the LORD was strong upon me.

He girded

2 Kings 4:29
Then he said to Gehazi, Gird up thy loins and take my staff in thy hand and go; if thou meet anyone, salute him not; and if anyone salutes thee, answer him not again, and lay my staff upon the face of the child.
2 Kings 9:1
Then Elisha, the prophet, called one of the sons of the prophets and said unto him, Gird up thy loins and take this flask of oil in thy hand and go to Ramothgilead.
Job 38:3
Now gird up thy loins like a man; for I will enquire of thee, and answer thou me.
Jeremiah 1:17
Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and thou shalt arise and speak unto them all that I shall command thee; do not fear them lest I confound thee before them.
Ephesians 6:14
Stand firm, therefore, having your loins girt about with truth and having on the breastplate, of righteousness,
1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, having the loins of your understanding girded with temperance, wait perfectly in the grace that is presented unto you when Jesus, the Christ, is manifested unto you,

Ran before

Matthew 22:21
They say unto him, Caesar's. Then said he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's and unto God the things that are God's.
1 Peter 2:17
Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.