1 Kings 17
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1And Elyah who was of the Tishbites of the inhabitants of Gelad said to Akhab, the King: “Living is LORD JEHOVAH God of Israel before whom I stand. There shall not be dew or rain in these years unless I say so.” 2And the word of LORD JEHOVAH was upon him and said to him: 3“Go from here and turn yourself to the East and hide yourself in the valley of Kerith that is before the Jordan. 4And you are to drink from the torrent, and I have commanded the ravens that they will nourish you there.” 5And he went on, and he did according to the word of LORD JEHOVAH; and he went on and sat down in the valley of Kerith that is before the Jordan. 6And ravens were bringing him bread and flesh at dawn, and bread and flesh in the evening, and from the torrent he drank water. 7And after some days the torrent dried up, because no rain came down in the land.

8And the word of LORD JEHOVAH was upon him saying. 9“Arise, go to Tsarpath of Tsaydan and dwell there; behold I have commanded a widow woman there to nourish you.” 10And he arose, he went to Tsarpath and he went into the gate of the city and he saw there a widow woman piling up wood, and he called her and said to her: “Bring me a little water in a vessel and I shall drink.” 11And she went to bring to him and he called her and said to her: “Bring me a piece of bread in your hand.” 12And she said: “Living is LORD JEHOVAH your God, I have nothing except a handful of flour in a jug and a little oil in a horn, and behold, I am gathering two sticks that I will go and I will make for me and for my son, and we will eat and we will die!” 13And Elyah said to her: “You shall not fear. Go and do as you have said, only make a small cake first and bring it to me, and afterward make for you and for your son.” 14Because thus says LORD JEHOVAH God of Israel: the jug of meal will not be spent and the horn of oil shall not fail until the day that LORD JEHOVAH will give rain on the face of the land.” 15And 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. 16The 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.

17And after these matters the son of the woman, the Mistress of the house, became ill and his illness was very severe, until no breath was left in him. 18And she said to Elyah: “What do I have to do with you, Prophet of God? Have you come against me to remember my wrong doings and to kill my son?” 19And Elyah said to her: “Give me your son”, and he took him from her bosom and took him up to an upper room where he was dwelling and laid him on his bed. 20And he called LORD JEHOVAH and said: “LORD JEHOVAH, God, have you done evil even against this widow with whom I dwell, to kill her son?” 21And he was stretched out on the boy three times, and he called LORD JEHOVAH and said: “LORD JEHOVAH my God, let the soul of this boy return within him!” 22And LORD JEHOVAH heard the voice of Elyah, and the soul of the boy returned within him and he was alive. 23And Elyah took the boy and he brought him down from the upper room of the house, and he gave him to his mother, and Elyah said to her: “See that your son is alive.” 24And she said: “Now I know that you are a Prophet of God, and the word of LORD JEHOVAH is in your mouth in truth!”

The Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Translated by Glenn David Bauscher
Glenn David Bauscher
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1 Kings 16
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