1 Kgs 12:1-16:28
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- 1 Kgs 13:8-10. The Word Biblical Commentary notes on this passage the following: "Yahweh’s command not to eat, drink or return by the same road certainly seems arbitrary and irrational, but that is precisely the point: the man of God’s complete subjection to the divine purpose can only be tested through laying on him conditions that may seem unreasonable and burdensome to him." Also see these thoughts from Robert C.
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