The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
I pray thee, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow thee.
And he said unto him, Go back again: for what have I done to thee?
KI1 19:21 And he returned back from him, and took a yoke of oxen, and
slew them, and boiled their flesh with the instruments of the oxen, and
gave unto the people, and they did eat. Then he arose, and went after
Elijah, and ministered unto him.
KI1 20:1 And Benhadad the king of Syria gathered all his host together:
and there were thirty and two kings with him, and horses, and chariots;
and he went up and besieged Samaria, and warred against it.
KI1 20:2 And he sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel into the city,
and said unto him, Thus saith Benhadad,
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