1 Kings 13:23

23 When the man of God had finished eating and drinking, the prophet who had brought him back saddled his donkey for him.

Read 1 Kings 13:23 Using Other Translations

And it came to pass, after he had eaten bread, and after he had drunk, that he saddled for him the ass, to wit, for the prophet whom he had brought back.
And after he had eaten bread and drunk, he saddled the donkey for the prophet whom he had brought back.
After the man of God had finished eating and drinking, the old prophet saddled his own donkey for him,

What does 1 Kings 13:23 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 13:23

And it came to pass, after he had eaten bread, and after he
had drunk
That is, had finished the meal; for he had begun to eat and drink before the word came, which came while they were eating and drinking; and it seems this did not hinder their proceeding to make an end of their meal, which one would have thought would have spoiled their appetite: that he saddled for him the ass, [to wit], for the prophet whom he
had brought back;
he ordered his sons to get it ready for him, that he might not walk on foot as he had; though it does not appear that either he or any of his servants accompanied him, but the contrary.

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