13 (A)When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command the locust to devour the land, or send pestilence among my people,

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13 “When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain,(A) or command locusts to devour the land or send a plague among my people,

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Elijah Predicts a Drought

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

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 17:1 Septuagint; Hebrew of the settlers

Elijah Announces a Great Drought

17 Now Elijah(A) the Tishbite, from Tishbe[a] in Gilead,(B) said to Ahab, “As the Lord, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, there will be neither dew nor rain(C) in the next few years except at my word.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 17:1 Or Tishbite, of the settlers

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