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 1 Kings 17:8 - 16
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   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 17
17:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then the word of the LORD came to him:
 
17:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Go at once to Zarephath of Sidon and stay there. I have commanded a widow in that place to supply you with food."
 
17:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So he went to Zarephath. When he came to the town gate, a widow was there gathering sticks. He called to her and asked, "Would you bring me a little water in a jar so I may have a drink?"
 
17:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
As she was going to get it, he called, "And bring me, please, a piece of bread."
 
17:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"As surely as the LORD your God lives," she replied, "I don't have any bread - only a handful of flour in a jar and a little oil in a jug. I am gathering a few sticks to take home and make a meal for myself and my son, that we may eat it - and die."
 
17:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid. Go home and do as you have said. But first make a small cake of bread for me from what you have and bring it to me, and then make something for yourself and your son.
 
17:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
For this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'The jar of flour will not be used up and the jug of oil will not run dry until the day the LORD gives rain on the land.'"
 
17:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She went away and did as Elijah had told her. So there was food every day for Elijah and for the woman and her family.
 
17:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
For the jar of flour was not used up and the jug of oil did not run dry, in keeping with the word of the LORD spoken by Elijah.
 
 

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