1 Kings 17:1-6 CSB

Elijah Announces Famine

1 Now Elijah the Tishbite, from the Gilead settlers,a said to Ahab, "As the Lord God of Israel lives, I stand before Him, and there will be no dew or rain during these years except by my command!"

References for 1 Kings 17:1

    • a 17:1 - LXX reads from Tishbe of Gilead
      2 Then a revelation from the Lord came to him:
      3 "Leave here, turn eastward, and hide yourself at the Wadi Cherith where it enters the Jordan.
      4 You are to drink from the wadi. I have commanded the ravens to provide for you there."
      5 So he did what the Lord commanded. Elijah left and lived by the Wadi Cherith where it enters the Jordan.
      6 The ravens kept bringing him bread and meat in the morning and in the evening, and he drank from the wadi.