New American Standard Bible
"Go away from here and turn eastward, and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.
King James Bible
Get thee hence, and turn thee eastward, and hide thyself by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan.
Darby Bible Translation
Get thee hence, and turn thee eastward, and hide thyself by the torrent Cherith, which is before the Jordan.
World English Bible
"Go away from here, turn eastward, and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, that is before the Jordan.
Young's Literal Translation
Go from this place; and thou hast turned for thee eastward, and been hidden by the brook Cherith, that is on the front of the Jordan,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Brook Cherith - Rather, "the torrent course," one of the many which carry the winter rains from the highlands into that stream.
"And the Lord heard the voice of Elijah."--1 KINGS xvii. 22. Yes, and He will hear your voice if you are as much in earnest as he was! Why should not God hear the voice of William, or Robert, Sarah or Edith? He is no respecter of persons. Is it not written over the door of mercy, "Knock, and it shall be opened?" Aye, and the knocker is so low a child's hand may reach it. St. James tells us that Elijah was "a man of like passions." He was a human being like you and me, but he had faith in God. …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
The Voice of Stern Rebuke
1 Kings 17:2
The word of the LORD came to him, saying,
1 Kings 17:4
"It shall be that you will drink of the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to provide for you there."
Then the officials said to Baruch, "Go, hide yourself, you and Jeremiah, and do not let anyone know where you are."
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