1 Kings 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.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Oxen, to show that he had relinquished his profession. (Menochius) "He makes a vow of them. "(St. Jerome, ep. xxviii.) Elias waited for him in the field, while he made a feast for his fellow-citizens, at parting. (Calmet) Then both probably retreated to Carmel, (Salien) to watch over the instruction of the college of prophets. (Haydock)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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