1 Kings 17:5

5 So he did what the LORD had told him. He went to the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan, and stayed there.

1 Kings 17:5 in Other Translations

KJV
5 So he went and did according unto the word of the LORD: for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan.
ESV
5 So he went and did according to the word of the LORD. He went and lived by the brook Cherith that is east of the Jordan.
NLT
5 So Elijah did as the LORD told him and camped beside Kerith Brook, east of the Jordan.
MSG
5 Elijah obeyed God's orders. He went and camped in the Kerith canyon on the other side of the Jordan.
CSB
5 So he did what the Lord commanded. Elijah left and lived by the Wadi Cherith where it enters the Jordan.

1 Kings 17:5 Meaning and Commentary

1 Kings 17:5

So he went, and did according to the word of the Lord
Took his journey eastward, and hid himself in the place directed to:

for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan,
(See Gill on 1 Kings 17:3).

1 Kings 17:5 In-Context

3 “Leave here, turn eastward and hide in the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan.
4 You will drink from the brook, and I have directed the ravens to supply you with food there.”
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 morning and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the brook.
7 Some time later the brook dried up because there had been no rain in the land.