46 Then the (A)hand of the Lord came upon Elijah; and he (B)girded[a] up his loins and ran ahead of Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 18:46 Tucked the skirts of his robe in his belt in preparation for quick travel

29 Then he said to Gehazi, (A)“Get[a] yourself ready, and take my staff in your hand, and be on your way. If you meet anyone, (B)do not greet him; and if anyone greets you, do not answer him; but (C)lay my staff on the face of the child.”

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 4:29 Lit. Gird up your loins. The skirt of the robe was wrapped around the legs and tucked in the belt to gain freedom of movement.

(A)Now [a]prepare yourself like a man;
I will question you, and you shall answer Me.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 38:3 Lit. gird up your loins like

The Faithful Servant and the Evil Servant(A)

35 (B)“Let your waist be girded and (C)your lamps burning;

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Living Before God Our Father

13 Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

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