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1 Kings 13

BBE 1 Then a man of God came from Judah by the order of the Lord to Beth-el, where Jeroboam was by the altar, burning offerings. NIV 1 By the word of the LORD a man of God came from Judah to Bethel, as Jeroboam was standing by the altar to make an offering. BBE 2 And by the order of the Lord he made an outcry against the altar, saying, O altar, altar, the Lord has said, From the seed of David will come a child, named Josiah, and on you he will put to death the priests of the high places, who are burning offerings on you, and men's bones will be burned on you. NIV 2 By the word of the LORD he cried out against the altar: “Altar, altar! This is what the LORD says: ‘A son named Josiah will be born to the house of David. On you he will sacrifice the priests of the high places who make offerings here, and human bones will be burned on you.’ ” BBE 3 The same day he gave them a sign, saying, This is the sign which the Lord has given: See, the altar will be broken and the burned waste on it overturned. NIV 3 That same day the man of God gave a sign: “This is the sign the LORD has declared: The altar will be split apart and the ashes on it will be poured out.” BBE 4 Then the king, hearing the man of God crying out against the altar at Beth-el, put out his hand from the altar, saying, Take him prisoner. And his hand, stretched out against him, became dead, and he had no power of pulling it back. NIV 4 When King Jeroboam heard what the man of God cried out against the altar at Bethel, he stretched out his hand from the altar and said, “Seize him!” But the hand he stretched out toward the man shriveled up, so that he could not pull it back. BBE 5 And the altar was broken and the burned waste on it overturned; this was the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the Lord. NIV 5 Also, the altar was split apart and its ashes poured out according to the sign given by the man of God by the word of the LORD. BBE 6 Then the king made answer and said to the man of God, Make a prayer now for the grace of the Lord your God, and for me, that my hand may be made well. And in answer to the prayer of the man of God, the king's hand was made well again, as it was before. NIV 6 Then the king said to the man of God, “Intercede with the LORD your God and pray for me that my hand may be restored.” So the man of God interceded with the LORD, and the king’s hand was restored and became as it was before. BBE 7 And the king said to the man of God, Come with me to my house for food and rest, and I will give you a reward. NIV 7 The king said to the man of God, “Come home with me for a meal, and I will give you a gift.” BBE 8 But the man of God said to the king, Even if you gave me half of all you have, I would not go in with you, and I would not take food or a drink of water in this place; NIV 8 But the man of God answered the king, “Even if you were to give me half your possessions, I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water here. BBE 9 For so I was ordered by the word of the Lord, who said, You are not to take food or a drink of water, and you are not to go back the way you came. NIV 9 For I was commanded by the word of the LORD: ‘You must not eat bread or drink water or return by the way you came.’ ” BBE 10 So he went another way, and not by the way he came to Beth-el. NIV 10 So he took another road and did not return by the way he had come to Bethel. BBE 11 Now there was an old prophet living in Beth-el; and one of his sons came and gave him word of all the man of God had done that day in Beth-el, and they gave their father an account of the words he had said to the king. NIV 11 Now there was a certain old prophet living in Bethel, whose sons came and told him all that the man of God had done there that day. They also told their father what he had said to the king. BBE 12 Then their father said to them, Which way did he go? Now his sons had seen which way the man of God who came from Judah had gone. NIV 12 Their father asked them, “Which way did he go?” And his sons showed him which road the man of God from Judah had taken. BBE 13 So the prophet said to his sons, Make ready an ass for me. So they made an ass ready, and he got on it, NIV 13 So he said to his sons, “Saddle the donkey for me.” And when they had saddled the donkey for him, he mounted it BBE 14 And went after the man of God, and came up with him while he was seated under an oak-tree. And he said to him, Are you the man of God who came from Judah? And he said, I am. NIV 14 and rode after the man of God. He found him sitting under an oak tree and asked, “Are you the man of God who came from Judah?” “I am,” he replied. BBE 15 Then he said to him, Come back to the house with me and have a meal. NIV 15 So the prophet said to him, “Come home with me and eat.” BBE 16 But he said, I may not go back with you or go into your house; and I will not take food or a drink of water with you in this place; NIV 16 The man of God said, “I cannot turn back and go with you, nor can I eat bread or drink water with you in this place. BBE 17 For the Lord said to me, You are not to take food or water there, or go back again by the way you came. NIV 17 I have been told by the word of the LORD: ‘You must not eat bread or drink water there or return by the way you came.’ ” BBE 18 Then he said to him, I am a prophet like you; and an angel said to me by the word of the Lord, Take him back with you and give him food and water. But he said false words to him. NIV 18 The old prophet answered, “I too am a prophet, as you are. And an angel said to me by the word of the LORD: ‘Bring him back with you to your house so that he may eat bread and drink water.’ ” (But he was lying to him.) BBE 19 So he went back with him, and had a meal in his house and a drink of water. NIV 19 So the man of God returned with him and ate and drank in his house. BBE 20 But while they were seated at the table, the word of the Lord came to the prophet who had taken him back; NIV 20 While they were sitting at the table, the word of the LORD came to the old prophet who had brought him back. BBE 21 And crying out to the man of God who came from Judah, he said, The Lord says, Because you have gone against the voice of the Lord, and have not done as you were ordered by the Lord, NIV 21 He cried out to the man of God who had come from Judah, “This is what the LORD says: ‘You have defied the word of the LORD and have not kept the command the LORD your God gave you. BBE 22 But have come back, and have taken food and water in this place where he said you were to take no food or water; your dead body will not be put to rest with your fathers. NIV 22 You came back and ate bread and drank water in the place where he told you not to eat or drink. Therefore your body will not be buried in the tomb of your ancestors.’ ” BBE 23 Now after the meal he made ready the ass for him, for the prophet whom he had taken back. NIV 23 When the man of God had finished eating and drinking, the prophet who had brought him back saddled his donkey for him. BBE 24 And he went on his way; but on the road a lion came rushing at him and put him to death; and his dead body was stretched in the road with the ass by its side, and the lion was there by the body. NIV 24 As he went on his way, a lion met him on the road and killed him, and his body was left lying on the road, with both the donkey and the lion standing beside it. BBE 25 And some men, going by, saw the body stretched out in the road with the lion by its side; and they came and gave news of it in the town where the old prophet was living. NIV 25 Some people who passed by saw the body lying there, with the lion standing beside the body, and they went and reported it in the city where the old prophet lived. BBE 26 Then the prophet who had made him come back, hearing it, said, It is the man of God, who went against the word of the Lord; that is why the Lord has given him to the lion to be wounded to death, as the Lord said. NIV 26 When the prophet who had brought him back from his journey heard of it, he said, “It is the man of God who defied the word of the LORD. The LORD has given him over to the lion, which has mauled him and killed him, as the word of the LORD had warned him.” BBE 27 And he said to his sons, Make ready the ass for me. And they did so. NIV 27 The prophet said to his sons, “Saddle the donkey for me,” and they did so. BBE 28 And he went and saw the dead body stretched out in the road with the ass and the lion by its side: the lion had not taken the body for its food or done any damage to the ass. NIV 28 Then he went out and found the body lying on the road, with the donkey and the lion standing beside it. The lion had neither eaten the body nor mauled the donkey. BBE 29 Then the prophet took up the body of the man of God and put it on the ass and took it back; and he came to the town to put the body to rest with weeping. NIV 29 So the prophet picked up the body of the man of God, laid it on the donkey, and brought it back to his own city to mourn for him and bury him. BBE 30 And he put the body in the resting-place made ready for himself, weeping and sorrowing over it, saying, O my brother! NIV 30 Then he laid the body in his own tomb, and they mourned over him and said, “Alas, my brother!” BBE 31 And when he had put it to rest, he said to his sons, When I am dead, then you are to put my body into the earth with the body of this man of God, and put me by his bones so that my bones may be kept safe with his bones. NIV 31 After burying him, he said to his sons, “When I die, bury me in the grave where the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones. BBE 32 For the outcry he made by the word of the Lord against the altar in Beth-el and against all the houses of the high places in the towns of Samaria, will certainly come about. NIV 32 For the message he declared by the word of the LORD against the altar in Bethel and against all the shrines on the high places in the towns of Samaria will certainly come true.” BBE 33 After this Jeroboam, not turning back from his evil ways, still made priests for his altars from among all the people; he made a priest of anyone desiring it, so that there might be priests of the high places. NIV 33 Even after this, Jeroboam did not change his evil ways, but once more appointed priests for the high places from all sorts of people. Anyone who wanted to become a priest he consecrated for the high places. BBE 34 And this became a sin in the family of Jeroboam, causing it to be cut off and sent to destruction from the face of the earth. NIV 34 This was the sin of the house of Jeroboam that led to its downfall and to its destruction from the face of the earth.

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