1 Kings 19:1

Elijah Flees to Horeb

1 Now Ahab told Jezebel everything Elijah had done and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword.

Read 1 Kings 19:1 Using Other Translations

And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and withal how he had slain all the prophets with the sword.
Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword.
When Ahab got home, he told Jezebel everything Elijah had done, including the way he had killed all the prophets of Baal.

What does 1 Kings 19:1 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 19:1

And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done
What miracles he had wrought, how that not only fire came down from heaven, and consumed the sacrifice, but even the stones and dust of the altar, and licked up great quantities of water in the trench around it; and that it was at his prayer that rain came down from heaven in such abundance, of which she was sensible; by all which he got the people on his side, so that it was not in his power to seize him and slay him; and this he said to clear himself, and make her easy:

and withal how he had slain all the prophets with the sword;
the four hundred and fifty prophets of Baal he had gathered to Carmel; the Targum calls them false prophets, but Ahab would scarcely use that epithet to Jezebel; as for the four hundred prophets of the grove, they were not present, and so not included. Jezebel knew they were safe, being with her, she not suffering them to go to Carmel.

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