1 Kings 21:17
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New International Version
Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah the Tishbite:

King James Bible
And the word of the LORD came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying,

Darby Bible Translation
And the word of Jehovah came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying,

World English Bible
The word of Yahweh came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
And the word of Jehovah is unto Elijah the Tishbite, saying,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Arise, take possession - By what rites or in what forms this was done, we do not know.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

2 Kings 1:15,16 And the angel of the LORD said to Elijah, Go down with him: be not afraid of him. And he arose, and went down with him to the king...

2 Kings 5:26 And he said to him, Went not my heart with you, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money...

Psalm 9:12 When he makes inquisition for blood, he remembers them: he forgets not the cry of the humble.

Isaiah 26:21 For, behold, the LORD comes out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity...

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Ahab and Elijah
'And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy!'--1 KINGS xxi. 20. The keynote of Elijah's character is force-the force of righteousness. The New Testament, you remember, speaks of the 'power of Elias.' The outward appearance of the man corresponds to his function and his character. Gaunt and sinewy, dwelling in the desert, feeding on locusts and wild honey, with a girdle of camel's skin about his loins, he bursts into the history, amongst all that corrupt state of society, with the
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Fall of the House of Ahab
[This chapter is based on 1 Kings 21; 2 Kings 1.] The evil influence that Jezebel had exercised from the first over Ahab continued during the later years of his life and bore fruit in deeds of shame and violence such as have seldom been equaled in sacred history. "There was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up." Naturally of a covetous disposition, Ahab, strengthened and sustained in wrongdoing by Jezebel, had followed
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Kings 21:16
When Ahab heard that Naboth was dead, he got up and went down to take possession of Naboth's vineyard.

1 Kings 21:18
"Go down to meet Ahab king of Israel, who rules in Samaria. He is now in Naboth's vineyard, where he has gone to take possession of it.

2 Kings 1:3
But the angel of the LORD said to Elijah the Tishbite, "Go up and meet the messengers of the king of Samaria and ask them, 'Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going off to consult Baal-Zebub, the god of Ekron?'

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