1 Kings 17:16

And the barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake by Elijah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the barrell of meale wasted not, neither did the cruse of oyle faile, according to the word of the Lord, which he spake by Eliiah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The bowl of flour was not exhausted nor did the jar of oil become empty, according to the word of the LORD which He spoke through Elijah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The jar of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of Jehovah, which he spake by Elijah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The store of meal did not come to an end, and the bottle was never without oil, as the Lord had said by the mouth of Elijah.
- Basic English Bible

The meal in the barrel did not waste, neither did the oil in the cruse fail, according to the word of Jehovah which he had spoken through Elijah.
- Darby Bible

And the barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the LORD, which he spoke by Elijah.
- Webster's Bible

The jar of meal didn't empty, neither did the jar of oil fail, according to the word of Yahweh, which he spoke by Elijah.
- World English Bible

the pitcher of meal was not consumed, and the dish of oil did not lack, according to the word of Jehovah that He spake by the hand of Elijah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The jar of meal was not spent, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the LORD, which He spoke by Elijah.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 17:16


17:16 Wasted not - See how the reward answered the service. She madeone cake for the prophet and was repaid with many for herself and her son.What is laid out in charity is set out to the best interest, an upon thebest securities.


Discussion for 1 Kings 17:16

  • Angel Carbonu for verse 16
    This is a covenant statement between us and God as we meditate on it we will not lack the provident of life as God provides for us may we be vessels through which happiness comes to others AMEN

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