1 Kings 17:1-7

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Elijah Announces a Great Drought 1Now Elijah the Tishbite, from Tishbe Or Tishbite, of the settlers in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, there will be neither dew nor rain in the next few years except at my word.”

Elijah Fed by Ravens 2Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah: 3“Leave here, turn eastward and hide in the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan.

4You will drink from the brook, and I have directed the ravens to supply you with food there.” 5So he did what the LORD had told him. He went to the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan, and stayed there.

6The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the brook.

Elijah and the Widow at Zarephath 7Some time later the brook dried up because there had been no rain in the land.