Elijah Flees Jezebel
And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, also how he had a executed all the prophets with the sword.
Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, b "So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time."
And when he saw that, he arose and ran for his life, and went to Beersheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there.
But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a broom tree. And he c prayed that he might die, and said, "It is enough! Now, LORD, take my life, for I am no better than my fathers!"
Then as he lay and slept under a broom tree, suddenly an angel touched him, and said to him, "Arise and eat."
Then he looked, and there by his head was a cake baked on coals, and a jar of water. So he ate and drank, and lay down again.
And the angel of the LORD came back the second time, and touched him, and said, "Arise and eat, because the journey is too great for you."
So he arose, and ate and drank; and he went in the strength of that food forty days and d forty nights as far as e Horeb, the mountain of God.
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1 Kings 18:40
And Elijah said to them, "Seize the prophets of Baal! Do not let one of them escape!" So they seized them; and Elijah brought them down to the Brook Kishon and executed them there.
Where you die, I will die, And there will I be buried. The LORD do so to me, and more also, If anything but death parts you and me.
1 Kings 20:10
Then BenHadad sent to him and said, "The gods do so to me, and more also, if enough dust is left of Samaria for a handful for each of the people who follow me.
2 Kings 6:31
Then he said, "God do so to me and more also, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat remains on him today!
"If You treat me like this, please kill me here and now - if I have found favor in Your sight - and do not let me see my wretchedness!"
Jeremiah 20:14 - 18
Cursed be the day in which I was born! Let the day not be blessed in which my mother bore me!
"Therefore now, O LORD, please take my life from me, for it is better for me to die than to live!"
And it happened, when the sun arose, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat on Jonah's head, so that he grew faint. Then he wished death for himself, and said, " It is better for me to die than to live.
So Moses went into the midst of the cloud and went up into the mountain. And Moses was on the mountain forty days and forty nights.
So he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he neither ate bread nor drank water. And He wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments.
Deuteronomy 9:9 - 11
When I went up into the mountain to receive the tablets of stone, the tablets of the covenant which the LORD made with you, then I stayed on the mountain forty days and forty nights. I neither ate bread nor drank water.
And I fell down before the LORD, as at the first, forty days and forty nights; I neither ate bread nor drank water, because of all your sin which you committed in doing wickedly in the sight of the LORD, to provoke Him to anger.
And when He had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterward He was hungry.
Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian. And he led the flock to the back of the desert, and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.
And the LORD said to Aaron, "Go into the wilderness to meet Moses." So he went and met him on the mountain of God, and kissed him.