19 Then Abraham returned to his servants, and they set off together for Beersheba.(A) And Abraham stayed in Beersheba.

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Elijah was afraid[a] and ran(A) for his life.(B) When he came to Beersheba(C) in Judah, he left his servant there,

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 19:3 Or Elijah saw

This is what the Lord says to Israel:

“Seek(A) me and live;(B)
    do not seek Bethel,
do not go to Gilgal,(C)
    do not journey to Beersheba.(D)
For Gilgal will surely go into exile,
    and Bethel will be reduced to nothing.[a](E)

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 5:5 Hebrew aven, a reference to Beth Aven (a derogatory name for Bethel); see Hosea 4:15.

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