1 KINGS 13:5

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“The altar also was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the Lord.

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1 Kings 13:5 Translation & Meaning

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The altar וְהַמִּזְבֵּ֣חַ An altar altar
also was rent, נִקְרָ֔ע To rend, literally or figuratively (revile, paint the eyes, as if enlarging them) also rent
and the ashes הַדֶּ֖שֶׁן The fat; abstractly fatness, i.e., (figuratively) abundance; specifically the (fatty) ashes of sacrifices ashes
poured out וַיִּשָּׁפֵ֥ךְ To spill forth (blood, a libation, liquid metal; or even a solid, i.e., to mound up); also (figuratively) to expend (life, soul, complaint, money, etc.); intensively, to sprawl out poured out
from מִן Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses from
the altar, הַמִּזְבֵּ֑חַ An altar altar
according to the sign כַּמּוֹפֵ֗ת A miracle; by implication, a token or omen according sign
which אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
the man אִ֥ישׁ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) man
of God הָֽאֱלֹהִ֖ים Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
had given נָתַ֛ן To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) given
by the word בִּדְבַ֥ר A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause word
of the Lord. יְהוָֽה׃ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord

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  • 3  And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the Lord hath spoken; Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out.

  • 4  And it came to pass, when king Jeroboam heard the saying of the man of God, which had cried against the altar in Beth-el, that he put forth his hand from the altar, saying, Lay hold on him. And his hand, which he put forth against him, dried up, so that he could not pull it in again to him.

  • 5  The altar also was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the Lord.

  • 6  And the king answered and said unto the man of God, Intreat now the face of the Lord thy God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored me again. And the man of God besought the Lord, and the king's hand was restored him again, and became as it was before.

  • 7  And the king said unto the man of God, Come home with me, and refresh thyself, and I will give thee a reward.




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