New International Version
You will drink from the brook, and I have directed the ravens to supply you with food there."
King James Bible
And it shall be, that thou shalt drink of the brook; and I have commanded the ravens to feed thee there.
Darby Bible Translation
And it shall be, that thou shalt drink of the torrent; and I have commanded the ravens to feed thee there.
World English Bible
It shall be, that you shall drink of the brook. I have commanded the ravens to feed you there."
Young's Literal Translation
and it hath been, from the brook thou dost drink, and the ravens I have commanded to sustain thee there.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I have commanded the ravens to feed thee - Thou shalt not lack the necessaries of life; thou shalt be supplied by an especial providence.
See more on this subject at the end of the chapter, 1 Kings 17:24 (note).
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And Elijah the Tishbite ... said ... As the Lord God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand.--1 KINGS xvii. 1. This solemn and remarkable adjuration seems to have been habitual upon Elijah's lips in the great crises of his life. We never find it used by any but himself, and his scholar and successor, Elisha. Both of them employ it under similar circumstances, as if unveiling the very secret of their lives, the reason for their strength, and for their undaunted bearing and bold fronting of all antagonism. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
An American Reformer.
An American Reformer
A Cloud of Witnesses.
1 Kings 17:3
"Leave here, turn eastward and hide in the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan.
1 Kings 17:5
So he did what the LORD had told him. He went to the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan, and stayed there.
1 Kings 17:9
"Go at once to Zarephath in the region of Sidon and stay there. I have directed a widow there to supply you with food."
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