Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And it was so, when Elijah heard it, that he wrapped his face in his mantle, and went out, and stood in the entering in of the cave. And, behold, there came a voice unto him, and said, What doest thou here, Elijah?

Bible References

He wrapped his face

1 Kings 18:42
So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel, and he cast himself down upon the earth and put his face between his knees
Exodus 3:5
And he said, Do not come near; take off thy shoes from thy feet, for the place upon which thou dost stand is holy ground.
Exodus 33:23
Then I will take away my hand, and thou shalt see my back parts, but my face shall not be seen.
Isaiah 6:2
Above it stood the seraphims; each one had six wings; with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.

What doest

1 Kings 19:9
And there he went into a cave, where he lodged; and the word of the LORD came to him, and he said unto him, What doest thou here, Elijah?
Genesis 16:8
And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, where didst thou come from and where wilt thou go? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai.
John 21:15
So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He said unto him, Yes, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He said unto him, Feed my lambs.