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1 Kings 18:3-16

NIV 3 and Ahab had summoned Obadiah, who was in charge of his palace. (Obadiah was a devout believer in the LORD. NIV 3 and Ahab had summoned Obadiah, who was in charge of his palace. (Obadiah was a devout believer in the LORD. NIV 4 While Jezebel was killing off the LORD's prophets, Obadiah had taken a hundred prophets and hidden them in two caves, fifty in each, and had supplied them with food and water.) NIV 4 While Jezebel was killing off the LORD's prophets, Obadiah had taken a hundred prophets and hidden them in two caves, fifty in each, and had supplied them with food and water.) NIV 5 Ahab had said to Obadiah, "Go through the land to all the springs and valleys. Maybe we can find some grass to keep the horses and mules alive so we will not have to kill any of our animals." NIV 5 Ahab had said to Obadiah, "Go through the land to all the springs and valleys. Maybe we can find some grass to keep the horses and mules alive so we will not have to kill any of our animals." NIV 6 So they divided the land they were to cover, Ahab going in one direction and Obadiah in another. NIV 6 So they divided the land they were to cover, Ahab going in one direction and Obadiah in another. NIV 7 As Obadiah was walking along, Elijah met him. Obadiah recognized him, bowed down to the ground, and said, "Is it really you, my lord Elijah?" NIV 7 As Obadiah was walking along, Elijah met him. Obadiah recognized him, bowed down to the ground, and said, "Is it really you, my lord Elijah?" NIV 8 "Yes," he replied. "Go tell your master, 'Elijah is here.' " NIV 8 "Yes," he replied. "Go tell your master, 'Elijah is here.' " NIV 9 "What have I done wrong," asked Obadiah, "that you are handing your servant over to Ahab to be put to death? NIV 9 "What have I done wrong," asked Obadiah, "that you are handing your servant over to Ahab to be put to death? NIV 10 As surely as the LORD your God lives, there is not a nation or kingdom where my master has not sent someone to look for you. And whenever a nation or kingdom claimed you were not there, he made them swear they could not find you. NIV 10 As surely as the LORD your God lives, there is not a nation or kingdom where my master has not sent someone to look for you. And whenever a nation or kingdom claimed you were not there, he made them swear they could not find you. NIV 11 But now you tell me to go to my master and say, 'Elijah is here.' NIV 11 But now you tell me to go to my master and say, 'Elijah is here.' NIV 12 I don't know where the Spirit of the LORD may carry you when I leave you. If I go and tell Ahab and he doesn't find you, he will kill me. Yet I your servant have worshiped the LORD since my youth. NIV 12 I don't know where the Spirit of the LORD may carry you when I leave you. If I go and tell Ahab and he doesn't find you, he will kill me. Yet I your servant have worshiped the LORD since my youth. NIV 13 Haven't you heard, my lord, what I did while Jezebel was killing the prophets of the LORD? I hid a hundred of the LORD's prophets in two caves, fifty in each, and supplied them with food and water. NIV 13 Haven't you heard, my lord, what I did while Jezebel was killing the prophets of the LORD? I hid a hundred of the LORD's prophets in two caves, fifty in each, and supplied them with food and water. NIV 14 And now you tell me to go to my master and say, 'Elijah is here.' He will kill me!" NIV 14 And now you tell me to go to my master and say, 'Elijah is here.' He will kill me!" NIV 15 Elijah said, "As the LORD Almighty lives, whom I serve, I will surely present myself to Ahab today." NIV 15 Elijah said, "As the LORD Almighty lives, whom I serve, I will surely present myself to Ahab today." NIV 16 So Obadiah went to meet Ahab and told him, and Ahab went to meet Elijah. NIV 16 So Obadiah went to meet Ahab and told him, and Ahab went to meet Elijah.