1 Kings 17:5
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
So he wentוַיֵּ֥לֶךְ
(vai·ye·lech)
1980: to go, come, walka prim. root
and didוַיַּ֖עַשׂ
(vai·ya·'as)
6213a: do, makea prim. root
according to the wordכִּדְבַ֣ר
(kid·var)
1697: speech, wordfrom dabar
of the LORD,יְהוָ֑ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
for he wentוַיֵּ֗לֶךְ
(vai·ye·lech)
1980: to go, come, walka prim. root
and livedוַיֵּ֙שֶׁב֙
(vai·ye·shev)
3427: to sit, remain, dwella prim. root
by the brookבְּנַ֣חַל
(be·na·chal)
5158a: torrent, torrent-valley, wadiof uncertain derivation
Cherith,כְּרִ֔ית
(ke·rit,)
3747: a brook where Elijah was hiddenfrom karath
whichאֲשֶׁ֖ר
(a·sher)
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
is eastעַל־
(al-)
5921: upon, above, overfrom alah
of the Jordan.הַיַּרְדֵּֽן׃
(hai·yar·den.)
3383: the principal river of Pal.from yarad







KJV Lexicon
So he went
yalak  (yaw-lak')
to walk; causatively, to carry (in various senses)
and did
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
according unto the word
dabar  (daw-baw')
a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause
of the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
for he went
yalak  (yaw-lak')
to walk; causatively, to carry (in various senses)
and dwelt
yashab  (yaw-shab')
to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry
by the brook
nachal  (nakh'-al)
a stream, especially a winter torrent; (by implication) a (narrow) valley (in which a brook runs); also a shaft (of a mine) -- brook, flood, river, stream, valley.
Cherith
Kriyth  (ker-eeth')
a cut; Kerith, a brook of Palestine -- Cherith.
that is before
paniym  (paw-neem')
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
Jordan
Yarden  (yar-dane')
a descender; Jarden, the principal river of Palestine -- Jordan.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So he went and did according to the word of the LORD, for he went and lived by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.

King James Bible
So he went and did according unto the word of the LORD: for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So he did what the LORD commanded. Elijah left and lived by the Wadi Cherith where it enters the Jordan.

International Standard Version
So Elijah left and did exactly what the LORD had told him to do—he went to live near the Wadi Cherith, where it enters the Jordan River.

NET Bible
So he did as the LORD told him; he went and lived in the Kerith Valley near the Jordan.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Elijah left and did what the word of the LORD [had told him]. He went to live by the Cherith River, which is east of the Jordan River.

King James 2000 Bible
So he went and did according unto the word of the LORD: for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is east of the Jordan.
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