Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Then tidings came to Joab: for Joab had turned after Adonijah, though he turned not after Absalom. And Joab fled unto the tabernacle of the LORD, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.

Bible References

Joab had

1 Kings 1:7
And he conferred with Joab the son of Zeruiah, and with Abiathar the priest: and they following Adonijah helped him.
Deuteronomy 32:35
To me belongs vengeance, and recompense; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.
2 Samuel 18:2
And David sent forth a third part of the people under the hand of Joab, and a third part under the hand of Abishai the son of Zeruiah, Joab's brother, and a third part under the hand of Ittai the Gittite. And the king said unto the people, I will surely go forth with you myself also.

Caught

1 Kings 1:50
And Adonijah feared because of Solomon, and arose, and went, and caught hold of the horns of the altar.
Exodus 27:2
And you shall make the horns of it upon its four corners: its horns shall be of one piece with it: and you shall overlay it with bronze.