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And Elijah said to Ahab, "Go, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a heavy rain."
King James Bible
And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain.
American Standard Version
And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is the sound of abundance of rain.
Young's Literal Translation
And Elijah saith to Ahab, 'Go up, eat and drink, because of the sound of the noise of the shower.'
1 Kings 18:41 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Get thee up, eat and drink - It appears most evidently that Ahab and the prophet were now on good terms, and this is a farther evidence that the slaying of the false prophets was by the king's consent.
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a sound, etc. or, a sound of noise of rain
1 Kings 18:1 And it came to pass after many days, that the word of the LORD came to Elijah in the third year, saying, Go, show yourself to Ahab...
1 Kings 17:1 And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said to Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel lives, before whom I stand...
1 Kings 18:41 Parallel CommentariesAbundance Ahab Drink Eat Elijah Eli'jah Food Heavy Noise Rain Roar Rushing Shower SoundAbundance Ahab Drink Eat Elijah Eli'jah Food Heavy Noise Rain Roar Rushing Shower SoundTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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1 Kings 8:36 then hear from heaven and forgive the sin of your servants, your people Israel. Teach them the right way to live, and send rain on the land you gave your people for an inheritance.
1 Kings 18:40 Then Elijah commanded them, "Seize the prophets of Baal. Don't let anyone get away!" They seized them, and Elijah had them brought down to the Kishon Valley and slaughtered there.
1 Kings 18:42 So Ahab went off to eat and drink, but Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel, bent down to the ground and put his face between his knees.
Job 37:13 He brings the clouds to punish people, or to water his earth and show his love.