1 Kings 17:5
New International Version
So he did what the LORD had told him. He went to the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan, and stayed there.

New Living Translation
So Elijah did as the LORD told him and camped beside Kerith Brook, east of the Jordan.

English Standard Version
So 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.

Berean Study Bible
So Elijah did what the LORD had told him, and he went and lived by the Brook of Cherith, east of the Jordan.

King James Bible
So he went and did according unto the word of the LORD: for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan.

New King James Version
So he went and did according to the word of the LORD, for he went and stayed by the Brook Cherith, which flows into the Jordan.

New American Standard Bible
So he went and did everything according to the word of the LORD, for he went and lived by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.

NASB 1995
So he went and did according to the word of the LORD, for he went and lived by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.

NASB 1977
So he went and did according to the word of the LORD, for he went and lived by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.

Amplified Bible
So he went and did in accordance with the word of the LORD; he went and lived by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.

Christian Standard Bible
So he proceeded to do what the LORD commanded. Elijah left and lived at the Wadi Cherith where it enters the Jordan.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So he did what the LORD commanded. Elijah left and lived by the Wadi Cherith where it enters the Jordan.

American Standard Version
So he went and did according unto the word of Jehovah; for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is before the Jordan.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he went on, and he did according to the word of LORD JEHOVAH; and he went on and sat down in the valley of Kerith that is before the Jordan.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Eliu did according to the word of the Lord, and he sat by the brook of Chorrath before Jordan.

Contemporary English Version
Elijah obeyed the LORD and went to live near Cherith Creek.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So he went, and did according to the word of the Lord: and going, he dwelt by the torrent Carith, which is over against the Jordan.

English Revised Version
So he went and did according unto the word of the LORD: for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan.

Good News Translation
Elijah obeyed the LORD's command, and went and stayed by Cherith Brook.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Elijah left and did what the word of the LORD [had told him]. He went to live by the Cherith River, which is east of the Jordan River.

International Standard Version
So Elijah left and did exactly what the LORD had told him to do—he went to live near the Wadi Cherith, where it enters the Jordan River.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So he went and did according unto the word of the LORD; for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is before the Jordan.

Literal Standard Version
And he goes and does according to the word of YHWH, indeed, he goes and dwells by the Brook of Cherith, that [is] on the front of the Jordan,

NET Bible
So he did as the LORD told him; he went and lived in the Kerith Valley near the Jordan.

New Heart English Bible
So he went and did according to the word of the LORD; for he went and lived by the Wadi Cherith, that is near the Jordan.

World English Bible
So he went and did according to the word of Yahweh; for he went and lived by the brook Cherith, that is before the Jordan.

Young's Literal Translation
And he goeth and doth according to the word of Jehovah, yea, he goeth and dwelleth by the brook Cherith, that is on the front of the Jordan,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ravens Feed Elijah
4And you are to drink from the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to feed you there.” 5So Elijah did what the LORD had told him, and he went and lived by the Brook of Cherith, east of the Jordan. 6The ravens would bring him bread and meat in the morning and evening, and he would drink from the brook.…

Cross References
1 Kings 17:4
And you are to drink from the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to feed you there."

1 Kings 17:6
The ravens would bring him bread and meat in the morning and evening, and he would drink from the brook.


Treasury of Scripture

So he went and did according to the word of the LORD: for he went and dwelled by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan.

did according

1 Kings 19:9
And he came thither unto a cave, and lodged there; and, behold, the word of the LORD came to him, and he said unto him, What doest thou here, Elijah?

Proverbs 3:5
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

Matthew 16:24
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.









Verse 5. - So he went and did according auto the word of the Lord: for [Heb. and] he went and dwelt by [Heb. in] the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So [Elijah] did
וַיַּ֖עַשׂ (way·ya·‘aś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

what the LORD
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

had told him,
כִּדְבַ֣ר (kiḏ·ḇar)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

and he went
וַיֵּ֥לֶךְ (way·yê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

and lived
וַיֵּ֙שֶׁב֙ (way·yê·šeḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

by the Brook
בְּנַ֣חַל (bə·na·ḥal)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5158: A stream, a winter torrent, a, valley, a shaft

Cherith,
כְּרִ֔ית (kə·rîṯ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3747: Cherith -- a brook where Elijah was hidden

east of
אֲשֶׁ֖ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the Jordan.
הַיַּרְדֵּֽן׃ (hay·yar·dên)
Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3383: Jordan -- the principal river of Palestine


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