1 Kings 17:5

5 Elijah obeyed God's orders. He went and camped in the Kerith canyon on the other side of 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 "Get out of here, and fast. Head east and hide out at the Kerith Ravine on the other side of the Jordan River.
4 You can drink fresh water from the brook; I've ordered the ravens to feed you."
5 Elijah obeyed God's orders. He went and camped in the Kerith canyon on the other side of the Jordan.
6 And sure enough, ravens brought him his meals, both breakfast and supper, and he drank from the brook.
7 Eventually the brook dried up because of the drought.