1 Kings 17:8

“And the word of the LORD came unto him, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the word of the Lord came vnto him, saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the word of the LORD came to him, saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the word of Jehovah came unto him, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying,
- Basic English Bible

And the word of Jehovah came to him saying,
- Darby Bible

And the word of the LORD came to him, saying,
- Webster's Bible

The word of Yahweh came to him, saying,
- World English Bible

and the word of Jehovah is unto him, saying,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the word of the LORD came unto him, saying:
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 17:8


17:6 And flesh - Not raw, but boiled by the ministry of some angel orman, and left in some place 'till the ravens came for it: in all which,there is nothing incredible, considering the power and providence of God.

17:7 A while - Heb. at the end of days; that is, of a year; for sothe word days is often used. Dried - God so ordering it, for thepunishment of those Israelites who lived near it, and had hitherto beenrefreshed by it: and for the exercise of Elijah's faith, and to teachhim to depend upon God alone.

17:9 Zarephath - A city between Tyre and Sidon, calledSarepta by St. #Luke 4:26|, and others.Zidon - To the jurisdiction of that city, which was inhabited byGentiles. And God's providing for his prophet, first, by an uncleanbird, and then by a Gentile, whom the Jews esteemed unclean, was apresage of the calling of the Gentiles, and rejection of the Jews.So Elijah was the first prophet of the Gentiles.Commanded - Appointed or provided, for that she had as yet no revelationor command of God about it, appears from ver.#12|.


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