And Elijah took twelve stones--one for each tribe of Jacob's descendants to whom the word of the LORD had come and said, "Israel shall be your name."
Cross ReferencesGenesis 32:28
Then the man said, "Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel, because you have struggled with God and with men, and you have prevailed."
And God said to him, "Your name is Jacob; you will no longer be called Jacob, but your name will be Israel." So God named him Israel.
2 Kings 17:34
To this day they are still practicing their former customs. None of them worship the LORD or observe the statutes, ordinances, laws, and commandments that the LORD gave the descendants of Jacob, whom He named Israel.
Chapter Outline1. In the extremity of famine Elijah, sent to Ahab, meets good Obadiah
9. Obadiah brings Ahab to Elijah
17. Elijah, reproving Ahab, by fire from heaven convinces Baal's prophets
41. Elijah, by prayer obtaining rain, follows Ahab to Jezreel
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