1 Kings 17:15
New International Version
She went away and did as Elijah had told her. So there was food every day for Elijah and for the woman and her family.

New Living Translation
So she did as Elijah said, and she and Elijah and her family continued to eat for many days.

English Standard Version
And she went and did as Elijah said. And she and he and her household ate for many days.

Berean Study Bible
So she went and did according to the word of Elijah, and there was food every day for Elijah and the woman and her household.

King James Bible
And she went and did according to the saying of Elijah: and she, and he, and her house, did eat many days.

New King James Version
So she went away and did according to the word of Elijah; and she and he and her household ate for many days.

New American Standard Bible
So she went and did everything in accordance with the word of Elijah, and she and he and her household ate for many days.

NASB 1995
So she went and did according to the word of Elijah, and she and he and her household ate for many days.

NASB 1977
So she went and did according to the word of Elijah, and she and he and her household ate for many days.

Amplified Bible
She went and did as Elijah said. And she and he and her household ate for many days.

Christian Standard Bible
So she proceeded to do according to the word of Elijah. Then the woman, Elijah, and her household ate for many days.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So she proceeded to do according to the word of Elijah. Then the woman, Elijah, and her household ate for many days.

American Standard Version
And she went and did according to the saying of Elijah: and she, and he, and her house, did eat many days.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And she went and she did according to the word of Elyah, and she ate, she and he and the children of her household in those days.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the woman went and did so, and did eat, she, and he, and her children.

Contemporary English Version
The widow went home and did exactly what Elijah had told her. She and Elijah and her family had enough food for a long time.

Douay-Rheims Bible
She went and did according to the word of Elias: and he ate, and she, and her house: and from that day

English Revised Version
And she went and did according to the saying of Elijah: and she, and he, and her house, did eat many days.

Good News Translation
The widow went and did as Elijah had told her, and all of them had enough food for many days.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
She did what Elijah had told her. So she, Elijah, and her family had food for a long time.

International Standard Version
So she went out and did precisely what Elijah told her to do. As a result, Elijah, the widow, and her son were fed for days.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And she went and did according to the saying of Elijah; and she, and he, and her house, did eat many days.

Literal Standard Version
And she goes, and does according to the word of Elijah, and she eats, she and he and her household [for many] days;

NET Bible
She went and did as Elijah told her; there was always enough food for Elijah and for her and her family.

New Heart English Bible
And she went and did according to the saying of Elijah. And she, and he, and her household, ate for a long time.

World English Bible
She went and did according to the saying of Elijah: and she, and he, and her house, ate [many] days.

Young's Literal Translation
And she goeth, and doth according to the word of Elijah, and she eateth, she and he, and her household -- days;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Widow of Zarephath
14for this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: ‘The jar of flour will not be exhausted and the jug of oil will not run dry until the day the LORD sends rain upon the face of the earth.’ ” 15So she went and did according to the word of Elijah, and there was food every day for Elijah and the woman and her household. 16The jar of flour was not exhausted and the jug of oil did not run dry, according to the word that the LORD had spoken through Elijah.…

Cross References
1 Kings 17:14
for this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'The jar of flour will not be exhausted and the jug of oil will not run dry until the day the LORD sends rain upon the face of the earth.'"

1 Kings 17:16
The jar of flour was not exhausted and the jug of oil did not run dry, according to the word that the LORD had spoken through Elijah.


Treasury of Scripture

And she went and did according to the saying of Elijah: and she, and he, and her house, did eat many days.

did according

Genesis 6:22
Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.

Genesis 12:4
So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran.

Genesis 22:3
And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.

many days.









(15) The barrel of meal wasted not.--The miracle is doubly remarkable. First, in this instance, as in the similar miracles of Elisha and of our Lord Himself, we see that God's higher laws of miracle, like the ordinary laws of His providence, admit within their scope the supply of what we should consider as homely and trivial needs--in this respect perhaps contradicting what our expectation would have suggested. Next, that it is a miracle of multiplication, which is virtual creation--not necessarily out of nothing--doing rapidly and directly what, under ordinary laws, has to be done slowly and by indirect process.

Verse 15. - And she went and did according to the saying of Elijah [the echo of ver. 13, "Go and do according to thy saying"]: and she, and he, [or he and she, according to Chethib] and her house [probably her friends or poor relatives who came to partake of her plenty (Bahr)], did eat many days. [Heb. days, i.e., an indefinite period. See note on ver. 7. The word does not refer to the first baking (ver. 13), but it is to be explained by the next verse.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So she went
וַתֵּ֥לֶךְ (wat·tê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

and did
וַתַּעֲשֶׂ֖ה (wat·ta·‘ă·śeh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

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

of Elijah,
אֵלִיָּ֑הוּ (’ê·lî·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 452: Elijah -- 'Yah is God', a well-known prophet of Israel, also three other Israelites

and the woman,
הִֽיא־ (hî-)
Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

Elijah,
וָה֛וּא (wā·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

and her household
וּבֵיתָ֖הּ (ū·ḇê·ṯāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

had food to eat
וַתֹּ֧אכַל (wat·tō·ḵal)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

every day.
יָמִֽים׃ (yā·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3117: A day


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