1 Kings 14:12
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New International Version
"As for you, go back home. When you set foot in your city, the boy will die.

King James Bible
Arise thou therefore, get thee to thine own house: and when thy feet enter into the city, the child shall die.

Darby Bible Translation
And thou, arise, go to thine own house; when thy feet enter into the city, the child shall die.

World English Bible
Arise therefore, and go to your house. When your feet enter into the city, the child shall die.

Young's Literal Translation
'And thou, rise, go to thy house; in the going in of thy feet to the city -- hath the lad died;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Shall the dogs eat - They shall not have an honorable burial: and shall not come into the sepulchres of their fathers.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

when thy feet

1 Kings 14:3,16,17 And take with you ten loaves, and cracknels, and a cruse of honey, and go to him: he shall tell you what shall become of the child...

2 Kings 1:6,16 And they said to him, There came a man up to meet us, and said to us, Go, turn again to the king that sent you, and say to him...

John 4:50-52 Jesus said to him, Go your way; your son lives. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken to him, and he went his way...

Synopsis. --The Gradual Narrowing of the Miraculous Element in the Bible by Recent Discovery and Discussion. --The Alarm Thereby Excited in the Church. --The Fallacy Which
It is barely forty years since that beloved and fearless Christian scholar, Dean Stanley, spoke thus of the miracles recorded of the prophet Elisha: "His works stand alone in the Bible in their likeness to the acts of mediaeval saints. There alone in the Sacred History the gulf between Biblical and Ecclesiastical miracles almost disappears."[5] It required some courage to say as much as this then, while the storm of persecution was raging against Bishop Colenso for his critical work on the Pentateuch.
James Morris Whiton—Miracles and Supernatural Religion

Whether Divination by Drawing Lots is Unlawful?
Objection 1: It would seem that divination by drawing lots is not unlawful, because a gloss of Augustine on Ps. 30:16, "My lots are in Thy hands," says: "It is not wrong to cast lots, for it is a means of ascertaining the divine will when a man is in doubt." Objection 2: There is, seemingly, nothing unlawful in the observances which the Scriptures relate as being practiced by holy men. Now both in the Old and in the New Testament we find holy men practicing the casting of lots. For it is related
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
1 Kings 14:17
Then Jeroboam's wife got up and left and went to Tirzah. As soon as she stepped over the threshold of the house, the boy died.

1 Kings 14:13
All Israel will mourn for him and bury him. He is the only one belonging to Jeroboam who will be buried, because he is the only one in the house of Jeroboam in whom the LORD, the God of Israel, has found anything good.

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