Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.

They seek my life

General references

Bible References

Very jealous

Exodus 20:5
Thou shall not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them, for I, LORD thy God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and upon the fourth generation of those who hate me,
Exodus 34:14
for thou shall worship no other god. For LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.
Numbers 25:11
Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned my wrath away from the sons of Israel, in that he was jealous with my jealousy among them, so that I did not consume the sons of Israel in my jealousy.
Psalm 69:9
For the zeal of thy house has eaten me up, and the reproaches of those who reproach thee have fallen upon me.
Psalm 119:139
My zeal has consumed me, because my adversaries have forgotten thy words.
John 2:17
And his disciples remembered that it is written, Zeal for thy house will consume me.

Thrown down

1 Kings 19:14
And he said, I have been very jealous for LORD, the God of hosts. For the sons of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword. And I, even I only, am left, and they seek my lif
1 Kings 18:4
for it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of LORD, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifties in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.)
Jeremiah 2:30
In vain I have smitten your sons. They received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets like a destroying lion.
Hosea 5:11
Ephraim is oppressed. He is crushed in judgment, because he was content to walk after [man's] command.
Micah 6:16
For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye walk in their counsels, that I may make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing. And ye shall bear the reproach of my people.
Micah 7:2
The devout man has perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men. They all lay in wait for blood. They hunt every man his brother with a net.

I only

1 Kings 18:4
for it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of LORD, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifties in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.)
1 Kings 20:13
And, behold, a prophet came near to Ahab king of Israel, and said, Thus says LORD, Have thou seen all this great multitude? Behold, I will deliver it into thy hand this day, and thou shall know that I am LORD.
1 Kings 22:8
And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, there is yet one man by whom we may inquire of LORD, Micaiah the son of Imlah, but I hate him, for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the kin
Romans 11:2
God did not thrust away his people whom he foreknew. Or know ye not what the scripture tells by Elijah? How he encounters God about Israel.

They seek my life

1 Kings 19:2
Then Jezebel send a messenger to Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make thy life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.
1 Kings 18:10
As LORD thy God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my lord has not sent to seek thee. And when they said, He is not here, he took an oath from the kingdom and nation that they did not find thee.

General references

Matthew 21:35
And the farmers having taken his bondmen, they beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.