1 Kings 17:8-16 ESV

The Widow of Zarephath

8 Then the word of the LORD came to him,

References for 1 Kings 17:8

      9 "Arise, go to 1Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and dwell there. Behold, I have commanded a widow there to feed you."

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      10 So he arose and went to 2Zarephath. And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, a widow was there 3gathering sticks. And he called to her and said, "Bring me a little water in a vessel, that I may drink."

      References for 1 Kings 17:10

          11 And as she was going to bring it, he called to her and said, "Bring me a morsel of bread in your hand."
          12 And she said, 4"As the LORD your God lives, I have nothing baked, only a handful of flour in a jar and a little oil in a jug. And now 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."

          References for 1 Kings 17:12

            • 631 17:12 - [See ver. 1 above]
              13 And Elijah said to her, "Do not fear; go and do as you have said. But first make me a little cake of it and bring it to me, and afterward make something for yourself and your son.
              14 For thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'The jar of flour shall not be spent, and the jug of oil shall not be empty, until the day that the LORD sends rain upon the earth.'"
              15 And she went and did as Elijah said. And she and he and her household ate for many days.
              16 The jar of flour was not spent, neither did the jug of oil become empty, according to the word of the LORD that he spoke by Elijah.