Elijah Predicts Drought

17 Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of [a](A)the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, “(B)As the Lord, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, surely (C)there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 17:1 Or Tishbe in Gilead

It happened after a while that the brook dried up, because there was no rain in the land.

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15 [a]You (A)broke open springs and torrents;
[b]You (B)dried up ever-flowing streams.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 74:15 Or You Yourself
  2. Psalm 74:15 Or You Yourself

15 “I will (A)lay waste the mountains and hills
And wither all their vegetation;
I will (B)make the rivers into coastlands
And dry up the ponds.

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“Why was there (A)no man when I came?
When I called, why was there none to answer?
Is My (B)hand so short that it cannot ransom?
Or have I no power to deliver?
Behold, I (C)dry up the sea with My rebuke,
I (D)make the rivers a wilderness;
Their fish stink for lack of water
And die of thirst.

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