And she went, and did according to the saying of Elijah
. Made a cake for him first, and brought it to him, which showed great faith in the word of the Lord by him:
and she, and he, and her house, did eat;
many days, a year at least, if not two years, see ( 1 Kings 17:7 ) the widow, the prophet, and her family, lived upon the meal and oil so long; we read but of one son, but she might have more.