The altar also was torn to pieces and the [a]ashes were poured out from the altar, in accordance with the [b]sign which the man of God had given by the word of the Lord. And the king responded and said to the man of God, “Please [c](A)appease the Lord your God and pray for me, so that my hand may be restored to me.” So (B)the man of God [d]appeased the Lord, and the king’s hand was restored to him, and it became as it was before.

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  1. 1 Kings 13:5 Lit ashes of fat
  2. 1 Kings 13:5 Or wonder
  3. 1 Kings 13:6 Lit soften the face of
  4. 1 Kings 13:6 Lit softened the face of

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