1 Kings 17:1
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English Standard Version
Now Elijah the Tishbite, of Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.”

King James Bible
And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.

American Standard Version
And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the sojourners of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As Jehovah, the God of Israel, liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Elias the Thesbite of the inhabitants of Galaad said to Achab: As the Lord liveth the God of Israel, in whose sight I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to the words of my mouth.

English Revised Version
And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the sojourners of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD, the God of Israel, liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Elijah the Tishbite who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said to Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.

1 Kings 17:1 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The ascent of the throne of Israel by Ahab (1 Kings 16:29) formed a turning-point for the worse, though, as a comparison of 1 Kings 16:30 with 1 Kings 16:25 clearly shows, the way had already been prepared by his father Omri.

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Elijah [heb] Elijahu

Matthew 11:14 And if you will receive it, this is Elias, which was for to come.

Matthew 16:14 And they said, Some say that you are John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.

Matthew 27:47,49 Some of them that stood there, when they heard that, said, This man calls for Elias...

Luke 1:17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children...

Luke 4:25,26 But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months...

Luke 9:30,33,54 And, behold, there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias...

John 1:21,25 And they asked him, What then? Are you Elias? And he said, I am not. Are you that prophet? And he answered, No...

Romans 11:2 God has not cast away his people which he foreknew. Know you not what the scripture said of Elias?...

Elias
As the Lord God

1 Kings 22:14 And Micaiah said, As the LORD lives, what the LORD said to me, that will I speak.

2 Kings 3:14 And Elisha said, As the LORD of hosts lives, before whom I stand, surely...

2 Kings 5:16 But he said, As the LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it; but he refused.

Isaiah 49:18 Lift up your eyes round about, and behold: all these gather themselves together, and come to you. As I live, said the LORD...

Matthew 7:29 For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Luke 1:17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children...

before whom

Deuteronomy 10:8 At that time the LORD separated the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the covenant of the LORD...

Jeremiah 15:19 Therefore thus said the LORD, If you return, then will I bring you again, and you shall stand before me...

Luke 1:19 And the angel answering said to him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak to you...

Luke 21:36 Watch you therefore, and pray always, that you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass...

Acts 27:23 For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve,

dew nor rain

Luke 4:25 But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months...

James 5:17 Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain...

Revelation 11:6 These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of their prophecy: and have power over waters to turn them to blood...

Cross References
Luke 4:25
But in truth, I tell you, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heavens were shut up three years and six months, and a great famine came over all the land,

James 5:17
Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the earth.

Revelation 11:6
They have the power to shut the sky, that no rain may fall during the days of their prophesying, and they have power over the waters to turn them into blood and to strike the earth with every kind of plague, as often as they desire.

Judges 12:4
Then Jephthah gathered all the men of Gilead and fought with Ephraim. And the men of Gilead struck Ephraim, because they said, "You are fugitives of Ephraim, you Gileadites, in the midst of Ephraim and Manasseh."

1 Kings 17:2
And the word of the LORD came to him:

1 Kings 17:12
And she said, "As the LORD your God lives, I have nothing baked, only a handful of flour in a jar and a little oil in a jug. And now I am gathering a couple of sticks that I may go in and prepare it for myself and my son, that we may eat it and die."

1 Kings 18:1
After many days the word of the LORD came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, "Go, show yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain upon the earth."

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