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

26 “When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain(A) because your people have sinned against you, and when they pray toward this place and give praise to your name and turn from their sin because you have afflicted them,

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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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