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As Mawia notes, this cannot be an immediate decommissioning because Elijah continues to act as a prophet as he carries out God's instructions in this chapter. The mantle of prophecy passed from Elijah to Elisha; it wasn't revoked and later given fresh, or it wouldn't make sense for God to tell Elijah to annoint Elisha as successor. (I note in passing that ...


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The reference is to the daily sacrifice offered in the afternoon. Numbers 28 (4). Most non-Jewish translations use the word “twilight” for the Hebrew term The Mishnah about Passover (called Pesachim Chap 5) deals with the time of the OP’s “evening sacrifice”. “The daily burnt-offering' was slaughtered at the eighth hour and a half (note: After ...


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Ezr 9:4 Then were assembled unto me every one that trembled at the words of the God of Israel, because of the transgression of those that had been carried away; and I sat astonied until the evening sacrifice. Psa 141:2 Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. Here's what we know ...


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It did not sound like decommissioning because Elijah still had the power of God. God was still using him and he could still perform miracles. 2 Kings 2:8 Elijah took his cloak, rolled it up and struck the water with it. The water divided to the right and to the left, and the two of them crossed over on dry ground. God wanted to appoint a successor ...


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All of the comments relating to Elijah running away from Jezebel ignores one thing. Ahab was still king and Jezebel was his wife. Just like David would not touch Saul because he was still God's anointed as King. I believe Elijah would not touch Jezebel because of her being the wife of the king. Elijah did not loose his commission because of this. As pointed ...



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