1 Kings 13:8
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New International Version
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.

King James Bible
And the man of God said unto the king, If thou wilt give me half thine house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

Darby Bible Translation
And the man of God said to the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

World English Bible
The man of God said to the king, "Even if you gave me half of your house, I would not go in with you, neither would I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

Young's Literal Translation
And the man of God saith unto the king, 'If thou dost give to me the half of thine house, I do not go in with thee, nor do I eat bread, nor do I drink water, in this place;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Come home with me - and I will give thee a reward - Come and be one of my priests, and I will give thee a proper salary.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If

Numbers 22:18 And Balaam answered and said to the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold...

Numbers 24:13 If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the commandment of the LORD...

Exodus 5:3,6 And they said, The God of the Hebrews has met with us: let us go, we pray you, three days' journey into the desert...

Exodus 7:2 You shall speak all that I command you: and Aaron your brother shall speak to Pharaoh...

Mark 6:23 And he swore to her, Whatever you shall ask of me, I will give it you, to the half of my kingdom.

go

2 Kings 5:16,26,27 But he said, As the LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it; but he refused...

Mark 6:11 And whoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when you depart there, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them...

2 Corinthians 11:9,10 And when I was present with you, and wanted, I was chargeable to no man...

Library
Whether Christ Took Flesh of the Seed of David?
Objection 1: It would seem that Christ did not take flesh of the seed of David. For Matthew, in tracing the genealogy of Christ, brings it down to Joseph. But Joseph was not Christ's father, as shown above ([4138]Q[28], A[1], ad 1,2). Therefore it seems that Christ was not descended from David. Objection 2: Further, Aaron was of the tribe of Levi, as related Ex. 6. Now Mary the Mother of Christ is called the cousin of Elizabeth, who was a daughter of Aaron, as is clear from Lk. 1:5,36. Therefore,
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Jeroboam
Placed on the throne by the ten tribes of Israel who had rebelled against the house of David, Jeroboam, the former servant of Solomon, was in a position to bring about wise reforms in both civil and religious affairs. Under the rulership of Solomon he had shown aptitude and sound judgment; and the knowledge he had gained during years of faithful service fitted him to rule with discretion. But Jeroboam failed to make God his trust. Jeroboam's greatest fear was that at some future time the hearts of
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Numbers 22:18
But Balaam answered them, "Even if Balak gave me all the silver and gold in his palace, I could not do anything great or small to go beyond the command of the LORD my God.

Numbers 24:13
Even if Balak gave me all the silver and gold in his palace, I could not do anything of my own accord, good or bad, to go beyond the command of the LORD--and I must say only what the LORD says'?

1 Kings 13:9
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.'"

1 Kings 13:16
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.

1 Kings 13:17
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.'"

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