1 Kings 19:1-7 NIV

Elijah Flees to Horeb

1 Now Ahab told Jezebel everything Elijah had done and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword.

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2 So Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah to say, “May the gods deal with me, be it ever so severely, if by this time tomorrow I do not make your life like that of one of them.”

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3 Elijah was afraida and ran for his life. When he came to Beersheba in Judah, he left his servant there,

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    • ± 19:3 - Or "Elijah saw"
      4 while he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness. He came to a broom bush, sat down under it and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, LORD,” he said. “Take my life; I am no better than my ancestors.”

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      5 Then he lay down under the bush and fell asleep. All at once an angel touched him and said, “Get up and eat.”

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      6 He looked around, and there by his head was some bread baked over hot coals, and a jar of water. He ate and drank and then lay down again.
      7 The angel of the LORD came back a second time and touched him and said, “Get up and eat, for the journey is too much for you.”