Then Elijah became afraid[a](A) and immediately ran for his life.(B) When he came to Beer-sheba(C) that belonged to Judah, he left his servant there,(D) but he went on a day’s journey into the wilderness. He sat down under a broom tree(E) and prayed that he might die. He said, “I have had enough! Lord, take my life,(F) for I’m no better than my ancestors.”

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Footnotes

  1. 19:3 Some Hb mss, LXX, Syr, Vg; other Hb mss read He saw

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