1 Kings 17:1-6 NIV

Elijah Fed by Ravens

1 Now Elijah1 the Tishbite, from Tishbea in Gilead,2 said to Ahab, "As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, there will be neither dew nor rain3 in the next few years except at my word."

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    • a 17:1 - Or "Tishbite, of the settlers"
      2 Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah:
      3 "Leave here, turn eastward and hide4 in the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan.

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      4 You will drink from the brook, and I have ordered the ravens5 to feed you there."

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      5 So he did what the LORD had told him. He went to the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan, and stayed there.
      6 The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning6 and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the brook.

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