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" Elijah mocked them, and said: Cry aloud, for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth and must be awaked. "
Overland Monthly and Out West Magazine - Page 684
1895
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The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde: Poems and poems in prose

Oscar Wilde, Russell Jackson, Ian Small, Bobby Fong, Professor of English Karl Beckson - 2000 - 333 pages
...after the fashion of the prophet Elijah, who had taunted the priests of Baal for their god's impotence: 'Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or perad venture he sleepeth, and must be awaked'. 13. The phrase 'feet of brass' is derived from Revelation...
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Greek for the Rest of Us: Mastering Bible Study Without Mastering Biblical ...

William D. Mounce - 2003 - 289 pages
...usually refers to human or animal excrement. In 1 Kings 18:27, the RSV says, And at noon Elijah mocked them, saying, "Cry aloud, for he is a god; either he is musing, or he has gone aside." The NLT says, "Perhaps he is deep in thought, or he is relieving himself."...
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In the Midst of My Tears

Sr. David Augustin Hodge - 2003 - 252 pages
...Baal. He gave them the honor of going first, but there was no response from their god. So he mocked them saying, "Cry aloud, for he is a god; either he is meditating, or he is busy, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he is sleeping and must be awakened."...
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Biblical and Classical Myths: The Mythological Framework of Western Culture

Northrop Frye, Jay Macpherson - 2004 - 471 pages
...approved charitable manner in verse 27: "And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or perad venture he sleepeth, and must be awaked." "Pursuing" is a euphemism which means, perhaps he is...
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The Treasury of David: Spurgeon's Classic Work on the Psalms

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - 704 pages
...to heap together these sentences with something of the grim sardonic spirit of Elijah, when he said, "Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked." CHS They have ears, but they hear not....
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Music: A Backstage Look

J. R. Ryder - 2006 - 88 pages
...leaped upon the altar which was made. And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or pemdventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked, And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner...
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The Art of Effective Public Speaking

Ernest Pertwee - 2006 - 280 pages
...another. He really is condemning that which he is praising. An insult is hidden in a compliment. (1) ' Cry aloud; for he is a god; either he is talking,, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he shepeth, anal must be awaked! — I Kings xviii. 27, (2) ' // ideas...
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What the Scripture Says about Women

Michael J. Wilson - 2007 - 116 pages
...leaped upon the altar which was made. 27 And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or perhaps he sleeps, and must be awaked. 2S And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner...
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Supernatural Fire

Paul Davis - 2007 - 308 pages
...this time Elijah couldn't take this comic relief any more and began mocking them (v, 26). Elijah said, "Cry aloud; for he is a god. Either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he is sleeping and must be awakened" (v. 27). Perhaps Baal was going to the...
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Hamann: Writings on Philosophy and Language

Kenneth Haynes - 2007 - 252 pages
...Timothy 3:7 ["Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth"] 10 1 Kings 18:27: "either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth." More literally, Hamann (following Luther) writes, "you are musing, have work to do, are afield, or...
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