1 Kings 13:25

25 There were men passing by who saw the corpse thrown on the road and the lion standing beside it, and they went and spoke [about it] in the city where the old prophet lived.

1 Kings 13:25 Meaning and Commentary

1 Kings 13:25

And, behold, men passed by
Travellers on the road; nor did the lion offer to seize on them, nor desert the carcass upon their approach: and saw the carcass cast in the way, and the lion standing by the
carcass;
as before described: and they came and told it in the city where the old prophet dwelt;
which was Bethel, by which means he came to have knowledge of it.

1 Kings 13:25 In-Context

23 So after he had eaten bread and after he had drunk, the old prophet saddled the donkey for the prophet he had brought back.
24 When he left, a lion met him along the way and killed him. His corpse was thrown on the road, and the donkey was standing beside it; the lion was standing beside the corpse too.
25 There were men passing by who saw the corpse thrown on the road and the lion standing beside it, and they went and spoke [about it] in the city where the old prophet lived.
26 When the prophet who had brought him back from his way heard [about it], he said, "He is the man of God who disobeyed the command of the Lord. The Lord has given him to the lion, and it has mauled him and killed him, according to the word of the Lord that He spoke to him."
27 Then the old prophet instructed his sons, "Saddle the donkey for me." They saddled it,