|Overview - 1 Kings 18|
|1||In the extremity of famine Elijah, sent to Ahab, meets good Obadiah.|
|9||Obadiah brings Ahab to Elijah.|
|17||Elijah, reproving Ahab, by fire from heaven convinces Baal's prophets.|
|41||Elijah, by prayer obtaining rain, follows Ahab to Jezreel.|
1 Kings 18:27 (King James Version)
And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.
- 22:15 2 Chronicles 25:8 ; Ecclesiastes 11:9 ; Isaiah 8:9 Isaiah 8:10 ; 44:15-17 Ezekiel 20:39
- Amos 4:4 Amos 4:5 ; Matthew 26:45 ; Mark 7:9 ; 14:41
- Hebrew with a great voice. for he is a god.
- Isaiah 41:23
- Such were the absurd and degrading notions which the heathens entertained of their gods. "Vishnoo sleeps four months in the year; and to each of the gods some particular business is assigned
- Vayoo manages the winds; Vuroonu the waters, etc. According to a number of fables in the pooranus, the gods are often out on journeys or expeditions." Ward's Views of the Hindoos, vol
- ii. p. 324.
- he is talking
- or, he meditateth. is pursuing. Hebrew hath
- a pursuit
- must be awaked.
- Psalms 44:23 ; Psalms 78:65 Psalms 78:66 121:4 Isaiah 51:9 ; Mark 4:38 Mark 4:39