New Living Translation
Adonijah was afraid of Solomon, so he rushed to the sacred tent and grabbed on to the horns of the altar.
King James Bible
And Adonijah feared because of Solomon, and arose, and went, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.
Darby Bible Translation
And Adonijah feared because of Solomon, and arose and went and caught hold of the horns of the altar.
World English Bible
Adonijah feared because of Solomon; and he arose, and went, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.
Young's Literal Translation
and Adonijah feareth because of Solomon, and riseth, and goeth, and layeth hold on the horns of the altar.
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Sections. 1. Connection between the doctrine of Justification and that of Regeneration. The knowledge of this doctrine very necessary for two reasons. 2. For the purpose of facilitating the exposition of it, the terms are explained. 1. What it is to be justified in the sight of God. 2. To be justified by works. 3. To be justified by faith. Definition. 3. Various meanings of the term Justification. 1. To give praise to God and truth. 2. To make a vain display of righteousness. 3. To impute righteousness …
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Christ a Complete Saviour:
Make horns for each of its four corners so that the horns and altar are all one piece. Overlay the altar with bronze.
"Once a year Aaron must purify the altar by smearing its horns with blood from the offering made to purify the people from their sin. This will be a regular, annual event from generation to generation, for this is the LORD's most holy altar."
1 Kings 1:49
Then all of Adonijah's guests jumped up in panic from the banquet table and quickly scattered.
1 Kings 1:51
Word soon reached Solomon that Adonijah had seized the horns of the altar in fear, and that he was pleading, "Let King Solomon swear today that he will not kill me!"
1 Kings 2:28
Joab had not joined Absalom's earlier rebellion, but he had joined Adonijah's rebellion. So when Joab heard about Adonijah's death, he ran to the sacred tent of the LORD and grabbed on to the horns of the altar.
The top of the altar, the hearth, rises another 7 feet higher, with a horn rising up from each of the four corners.
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