Luke 4:25
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English Standard Version
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,

King James Bible
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, when great famine was throughout all the land;

American Standard Version
But of a truth I say unto you, There were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when there came a great famine over all the land;

Douay-Rheims Bible
In truth I say to you, there were many widows in the days of Elias in Israel, when heaven was shut up three years and six months, when there was a great famine throughout all the earth.

English Revised Version
But of a truth I say unto you, There were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when there came a great famine over all the land;

Webster's Bible Translation
But I tell you in truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heaven was shut three years and six months when great famine was throughout all the land:

Weymouth New Testament
But I tell you in truth that there was many a widow in Israel in the time of Elijah, when there was no rain for three years and six months and there came a severe famine over all the land;

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Vincent's Word Studies

A great famine was throughout all the land (ἐγένετο λιμὸς μέγας ἐπὶ πᾶσαν τὴν γῆν)

More literally and correctly, as Rev., there came (or arose) a great famine over all the land.

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many.

Luke 10:21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth...

Isaiah 55:8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, said the LORD.

Matthew 20:15 Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with my own? Is your eye evil, because I am good?

Mark 7:26-29 The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she sought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter...

Romans 9:15,20 For he said to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion...

Ephesians 1:9,11 Having made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed in himself...

when the.

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 18:1,2 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...

Elijah.

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

Cross References
1 Kings 17:1
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."

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."

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.

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