1 Kings 17:5

5 So Elijah did as the LORD told him and camped beside Kerith Brook, east 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 “Go to the east and hide by Kerith Brook, near where it enters the Jordan River.
4 Drink from the brook and eat what the ravens bring you, for I have commanded them to bring you food.”
5 So Elijah did as the LORD told him and camped beside Kerith Brook, east of the Jordan.
6 The ravens brought him bread and meat each morning and evening, and he drank from the brook.
7 But after a while the brook dried up, for there was no rainfall anywhere in the land.