1 Kings 17:16
New International Version
For the jar of flour was not used up and the jug of oil did not run dry, in keeping with the word of the LORD spoken by Elijah.

New Living Translation
There was always enough flour and olive oil left in the containers, just as the LORD had promised through Elijah.

English Standard Version
The jar of flour was not spent, neither did the jug of oil become empty, according to the word of the LORD that he spoke by Elijah.

Berean Study Bible
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.

King James Bible
And the barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake by Elijah.

New King James Version
The bin of flour was not used up, nor did the jar of oil run dry, according to the word of the LORD which He spoke by Elijah.

New American Standard Bible
The bowl of flour was not used up, nor did the jar of oil become empty, in accordance with the word of the LORD which He spoke through Elijah.

NASB 1995
The bowl of flour was not exhausted nor did the jar of oil become empty, according to the word of the LORD which He spoke through Elijah.

NASB 1977
The bowl of flour was not exhausted nor did the jar of oil become empty, according to the word of the LORD which He spoke through Elijah.

Amplified Bible
The bowl of flour was not exhausted nor did the jar of oil become empty, in accordance with the word of the LORD which He spoke through Elijah.

Christian Standard Bible
The flour jar did not become empty, and the oil jug did not run dry, according to the word of the LORD he had spoken through Elijah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The flour jar did not become empty, and the oil jug did not run dry, according to the word of the LORD He had spoken through Elijah.

American Standard Version
The jar of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of Jehovah, which he spake by Elijah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The jug of meal was not spent and the horn of oil was not diminished, according to the word of LORD JEHOVAH which he spoke by the agency of Elyah.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the pitcher of meal failed not, and the cruse of oil was not diminished, according to the word of the Lord which he spoke by the hand of Eliu.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD kept the promise that his prophet Elijah had made, and she did not run out of flour or oil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The pot of meal wasted not, and the cruse of oil was not diminished, according to the word of the Lord, which he spoke in the hand of Elias.

English Revised Version
The barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake by Elijah.

Good News Translation
As the LORD had promised through Elijah, the bowl did not run out of flour nor did the jar run out of oil.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The jar of flour never became empty, and the jug always contained olive oil, as the LORD had promised through Elijah.

International Standard Version
The jar of flour never ran out and the bottle of oil never became empty, just as the LORD had promised through Elijah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The jar of meal was not spent, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the LORD, which He spoke by Elijah.

Literal Standard Version
the pitcher of meal was not consumed, and the dish of oil did not lack, according to the word of YHWH that He spoke by the hand of Elijah.

NET Bible
The jar of flour was never empty and the jug of oil never ran out, just as the LORD had promised through Elijah.

New Heart English Bible
The jar of flour did not empty, neither did the jug of oil become empty, according to the word of the LORD, which he spoke by Elijah.

World English Bible
The jar of meal didn't empty, neither did the jar of oil fail, according to the word of Yahweh, which he spoke by Elijah.

Young's Literal Translation
the pitcher of meal was not consumed, and the dish of oil did not lack, according to the word of Jehovah that He spake by the hand of Elijah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Widow of Zarephath
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
Matthew 26:7
a woman came to Him with an alabaster jar of expensive perfume, which she poured on His head as He reclined at the table.

1 Kings 17:15
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.

1 Kings 17:17
Later, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill, and his sickness grew worse and worse, until no breath remained in him.


Treasury of Scripture

And the barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the LORD, which he spoke by Elijah.

the barrel

Matthew 9:28-30
And when he was come into the house, the blind men came to him: and Jesus saith unto them, Believe ye that I am able to do this? They said unto him, Yea, Lord…

Matthew 19:26
But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.

Luke 1:37,45
For with God nothing shall be impossible…

according

1 Kings 13:5
The altar also was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the LORD.

by Elijah [heb] by the hand of Elijah

1 Kings 16:12
Thus did Zimri destroy all the house of Baasha, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake against Baasha by Jehu the prophet,









Verse 16. - And [Omit. This verse is explicative, not additional] the barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fall, according to the word of the Lord, which He spake by [Heb. by the hand of] Elijah. [Having received a prophet in the name of a prophet, she received a prophet's reward. (Matthew 10:41, 42). Stanley suggests that our Lord, when He spoke of the "cup of cold water," may have had this incident in his mind.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The jar
כַּ֤ד (kaḏ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3537: A pail, earthenware, a jar

of flour
הַקֶּ֙מַח֙ (haq·qe·maḥ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7058: Flour, meal

was not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

exhausted
כָלָ֔תָה (ḵā·lā·ṯāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3615: To be complete, at an end, finished, accomplished, or spent

and the jug
וְצַפַּ֥חַת (wə·ṣap·pa·ḥaṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6835: A jar, jug

of oil
הַשֶּׁ֖מֶן (haš·še·men)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8081: Grease, liquid, richness

did not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

run dry,
חָסֵ֑ר (ḥā·sêr)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2638: Needy, lacking, in want of

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

the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

had spoken
דִּבֶּ֖ר (dib·ber)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

through
בְּיַ֥ד (bə·yaḏ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3027: A hand

Elijah.
אֵלִיָּֽהוּ׃ (’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


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