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 shalt not bow down to them nor serve them; for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons unto the third and fourth generation of those that hate me
Exodus 34:14
for thou shalt worship no other god; for the 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, being zealous for my sake among them, therefore I did not consume the sons of Israel in my jealousy.
Psalm 69:9
For the zeal of thy house has consumed me, and the reproaches of those that reproached thee are fallen upon me.
Psalm 119:139
My zeal has consumed me, because my enemies have forgotten thy words.
John 2:17
Then his disciples remembered that it was written, The zeal of thine house has consumed me.

Thrown down

1 Kings 19:14
And he replied, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of the hosts because 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 me to take my life.
1 Kings 18:4
for when Jezebel cut off the prophets of the LORD, Obadiah took one hundred prophets and hid them in groups of fifty in caves and sustained them with bread and water.)
Jeremiah 2:30
I have smitten your children in vain; they have received no correction; your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
Hosea 5:11
Ephraim is oppressed and broken in judgment because he wanted to walk after commandments.
Micah 6:16
For the statutes of Omri have been kept and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye have walked in their counsels that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing: therefore ye shall bear the reproach of my people.
Micah 7:2
The merciful man of the earth is missing: and there is no one upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt each man his brother with a net.

I only

1 Kings 18:4
for when Jezebel cut off the prophets of the LORD, Obadiah took one hundred prophets and hid them in groups of fifty in caves and sustained them with bread and water.)
1 Kings 20:13
And, behold, there came a prophet unto Ahab, king of Israel, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, Hast thou seen all this great multitude? Behold, I will deliver it into thy hand today, that thou shalt know that I am the LORD.
1 Kings 22:8
And the king of Israel replied unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah, the son of Imlah, by whom we may enquire of the LORD; but I hate him, for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.
Romans 11:2
God has not cast away his people whom he knew beforehand. Know ye not what the scripture says of Elijah? how speaking to God against Israel, he said,

They seek my life

1 Kings 19:2
Then Jezebel sent a messenger unto Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if by tomorrow at this time I have not made thy person as one of them.
1 Kings 18:10
As the LORD thy God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my lord has not sent to seek thee; and when they all said, He is not here; he has caused kingdoms and nations to swear an oath if they have found thee or not.

General references

Matthew 21:35
And the husbandmen took his slaves and beat one and killed another and stoned another.