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1 Kings 17 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:1 - And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the LORD God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, except at my word.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:2 - Then the word of the LORD came to him, saying,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:3 - “Get away from here and turn eastward, and hide by the Brook Cherith, which flows into the Jordan.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:4 - “And it will be that you shall drink from 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 stayed by the Brook Cherith, which flows into the Jordan.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:6 - The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning, and bread and meat in the evening; and he drank from the brook.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:7 - And it happened after a while that the brook dried up, because there had been no rain in the land.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:8 - Then the word of the LORD came to him, saying,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:9 - “Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and dwell there. See, I have commanded a widow there to provide for you.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:10 - So he arose and went to Zarephath. And when he came to the gate of the city, indeed a widow was there gathering sticks. And he called to her and said, “Please bring me a little water in a cup, that I may drink.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:11 - And 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 - So she said, “As the LORD your God lives, I do not have bread, only a handful of flour in a bin, and a little oil in a jar; and see, I am gathering a couple of sticks that I may go in and prepare it for myself and my son, that we may eat it, and die.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:13 - And Elijah said to her, “Do not fear; go and do as you have said, but make me a small cake from it first, and bring it to me; and afterward make some for yourself and your son.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:14 - “For thus says the LORD God of Israel: ‘The bin of flour shall not be used up, nor shall the jar of oil run dry, until the day the LORD sends rain on the earth.’ ”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:15 - So she went away and did according to the word of Elijah; and she and he and her household ate for many days.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:16 - The bin of flour was not used up, nor did the jar of oil run dry, according to the word of the LORD which He spoke by Elijah.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:17 - Now it happened after these things that the son of the woman who owned the house became sick. And his sickness was so serious that there was no breath left in him.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:18 - So she said to Elijah, “What have I to do with you, O man of God? Have you come to me to bring my sin to remembrance, and to kill my son?”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:19 - And he said to her, “Give me your son.” So he took him out of her arms and carried him to the upper room where he was staying, and laid him on his own bed.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:20 - Then he cried out to the LORD and said, “O LORD my God, have You also brought tragedy on the widow with whom I lodge, by killing her son?”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:21 - And he stretched himself out on the child three times, and cried out to the LORD and said, “O LORD my God, I pray, let this child’s soul come back to him.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:22 - Then the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came back to him, and he revived.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:23 - And Elijah took the child and brought him down from the upper room into the house, and gave him to his mother. And Elijah said, “See, your son lives!”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:24 - Then the woman said to Elijah, “Now by this I know that you are a man of God, and that the word of the LORD in your mouth is the truth.”

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