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1 Kings 17 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:1 - Eliyah the Tishbi, who was of the foreigners of Gil`ad, said to Ach'av, As the LORD, the God of Yisra'el, lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:2 - The word of the LORD came to him, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:3 - Get you hence, and turn you eastward, and hide yourself by the brook Kerit, that is before the Yarden.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:4 - It shall be, that you shall drink of the brook; and I have commanded the ravens to feed you there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:5 - So he went and did according to the word of the LORD; for he went and lived by the brook Kerit, that is before the Yarden.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:6 - The ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:7 - It happened after a while, that the brook dried up, because there was no rain in the land.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:8 - The word of the LORD came to him, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:9 - Arise, get you to Tzarfat, which belongs to Tzidon, and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow there to sustain you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:10 - So he arose and went to Tzarfat; and when he came to the gate of the city, behold, a widow was there gathering sticks: and he called to her, and said, Please get me a little water in a vessel, that I may drink.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:11 - As she was going to get it, he called to her, and said, Please bring me a morsel of bread in your hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:12 - She said, As the LORD your God lives, I aren't they a cake, but a handful of meal in the jar, and a little oil in the jar: and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and bake it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:13 - Eliyah said to her, Don't be afraid; go and do as you have said; but make me of it a little cake first, and bring it forth to me, and afterward make for you and for your son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:14 - For thus says the LORD, the God of Yisra'el, The jar of meal shall not empty, neither shall the jar of oil fail, until the day that the LORD sends rain on the eretz.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:15 - She went and did according to the saying of Eliyah: and she, and he, and her house, ate many days.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:16 - The jar of meal didn't empty, neither did the jar of oil fail, according to the word of the LORD, which he spoke by Eliyah.

Elijah Raises the Widow's Son

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:17 - It happened after these things, that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, fell sick; and his sickness was so sore, that there was no breath left in him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:18 - She said to Eliyah, What have I to do with you, you man of God? you are come to me to bring my sin to memory, and to kill my son!
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:19 - He said to her, Give me your son. He took him out of her bosom, and carried him up into the chamber, where he abode, and laid him on his own bed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:20 - He cried to the LORD, and said, LORD my God, have you also brought evil on the widow with whom I sojourn, by killing her son?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:21 - He stretched himself on the child three times, and cried to the LORD, and said, LORD my God, please let this child's soul come into him again.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:22 - The LORD listened to the voice of Eliyah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:23 - Eliyah took the child, and brought him down out of the chamber into the house, and delivered him to his mother; and Eliyah said, Behold, your son lives.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:24 - The woman said to Eliyah, Now I know that you are a man of God, and that the word of the LORD in your mouth is truth.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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