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1 Kings 17:1–9

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1 Kings 17

1Now Elijah the Tishbite, of Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.”
2And the word of the LORD came to him:
3“Depart from here and turn eastward and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.
4You shall drink from the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to feed you there.”
5So 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.
6And the ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning, and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the brook.
7And after a while the brook dried up, because there was no rain in the land.
8Then the word of the LORD came to him,
9“Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and dwell there. Behold, I have commanded a widow there to feed you.”