1Kings Chapter 22 (Bible Marathon Day 156)

1Kings Chapter 22 (Bible Marathon Day 156) Ahab’s Defeat by Aram.* 1 Three years passed without war between Aram and Israel. 2 In the third year, however, King Jehoshaphat of Judah came down to the king of Israel. 3 The king of Israel said to his servants, “Do you not know that Ramoth-gilead is ours… Continue reading 1Kings Chapter 22 (Bible Marathon Day 156)

1Kings Chapter 21 (Bible Marathon Day 156)

Seizure of Naboth’s Vineyard.* 1 Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard in Jezreel next to the palace of Ahab, king of Samaria. Some time later, 2 Ahab said to Naboth, “Give me your vineyard to be my vegetable garden, since it is close by, next to my house. I will give you a better vineyard… Continue reading 1Kings Chapter 21 (Bible Marathon Day 156)

1Kings Chapter 20 (Bible Marathon Day 155)

1Kings Chapter 20 (Bible Marathon Day 155) Ahab’s Victories over Aram.* 1 Ben-hadad, king of Aram, gathered all his forces and, accompanied by thirty-two kings with horses and chariotry, set out to besiege and attack Samaria. 2 He sent messengers to Ahab, king of Israel, within the city, 3 and said to him, “This is… Continue reading 1Kings Chapter 20 (Bible Marathon Day 155)

1Kings Chapter 19 (Bible Marathon Day 155)

1Kings Chapter 19 (Bible Marathon Day 155) Flight to Horeb.* 1 Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done—that he had murdered all the prophets by the sword. 2 Jezebel then sent a messenger to Elijah and said, “May the gods do thus to me and more, if by this time tomorrow I have not… Continue reading 1Kings Chapter 19 (Bible Marathon Day 155)

1Kings Chapter 18 (Bible Marathon Day 154)

1Kings Chapter 18 (Bible Marathon Day 154) Elijah Ends the Drought.* 1 Long afterward, in the third year, the word of the LORD came to Elijah: Go, present yourself to Ahab, that I may send rain upon the earth. 2 So Elijah went to present himself to Ahab. Now the famine in Samaria was severe,… Continue reading 1Kings Chapter 18 (Bible Marathon Day 154)

1Kings Chapter 17 (Bible Marathon Day 154)

1Kings Chapter 17 (Bible Marathon Day 154) Elijah Proclaims a Drought.* 1 Elijah the Tishbite,* a from Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab: “As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, during these years there shall be no dew or rain except at my word.” 2 The word of the LORD came… Continue reading 1Kings Chapter 17 (Bible Marathon Day 154)