New International Version
The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the brook.
King James Bible
And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.
Darby Bible Translation
And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the torrent.
World English Bible
The ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.
Young's Literal Translation
and the ravens are bringing to him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening, and of the brook he drinketh.
1 Kings 17:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the ravens brought him bread and flesh - The Septuagint, in the Codex Vaticanus, and some ancient fathers, read the passage thus: - Και οἱ κορακες εφερον αυτῳ αρτους το πρωΐ, και κρεα το δειλης, And the crows brought him bread in the morning, and flesh in the evening: but all the other versions agree with the Hebrew text. This is the first account we have of flesh-meat breakfasts and flesh-meat suppers; and as this was the food appointed by the Lord for the sustenance of the prophet, we may naturally conjecture that it was the food of the people at large.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryElijah Standing Before the Lord
And Elijah the Tishbite ... said ... As the Lord God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand.--1 KINGS xvii. 1. This solemn and remarkable adjuration seems to have been habitual upon Elijah's lips in the great crises of his life. We never find it used by any but himself, and his scholar and successor, Elisha. Both of them employ it under similar circumstances, as if unveiling the very secret of their lives, the reason for their strength, and for their undaunted bearing and bold fronting of all antagonism. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
An American Reformer.
An American Reformer
A Cloud of Witnesses.
1 Kings 17:5
So he did what the LORD had told him. He went to the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan, and stayed there.
1 Kings 17:7
Some time later the brook dried up because there had been no rain in the land.
King Zedekiah then gave orders for Jeremiah to be placed in the courtyard of the guard and given a loaf of bread from the street of the bakers each day until all the bread in the city was gone. So Jeremiah remained in the courtyard of the guard.
Jump to PreviousBread Brook Drank Drink Drinketh Evening Flesh Meat Morning Ravens Stream Torrent Water
Jump to NextBread Brook Drank Drink Drinketh Evening Flesh Meat Morning Ravens Stream Torrent Water
Links1 Kings 17:6 NIV
1 Kings 17:6 NLT
1 Kings 17:6 ESV
1 Kings 17:6 NASB
1 Kings 17:6 KJV
1 Kings 17:6 Bible Apps
1 Kings 17:6 Biblia Paralela
1 Kings 17:6 Chinese Bible
1 Kings 17:6 French Bible
1 Kings 17:6 German Bible
1 Kings 17:6 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.