1 Kings 19:6

“And he looked, and, behold, there was a cake baken on the coals, and a cruse of water at his head. And he did eat and drink, and laid him down again.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 19:6

And he looked, and behold, there was a cake baken on the coales, and a cruse of water at his head: and hee did eate and drinke, and laide him downe againe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then he looked and behold, there was at his head a bread cake {baked on} hot stones, and a jar of water. So he ate and drank and lay down again.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he looked, and, behold, there was at his head a cake baken on the coals, and a cruse of water. And he did eat and drink, and laid him down again.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And looking up, he saw by his head a cake cooked on the stones and a bottle of water. So he took food and drink and went to sleep again.
- Basic English Bible

And he looked, and behold, at his head was a cake, baked on hot stones, and a cruse of water. And he ate and drank, and lay down again.
- Darby Bible

And he looked, and behold, there was a cake baked on the coals, and a cruse of water at his head. And he ate and drank, and laid himself down again.
- Webster's Bible

He looked, and behold, there was at his head a cake baked on the coals, and a jar of water. He ate and drank, and laid down again.
- World English Bible

and he looketh attentively, and lo, at his bolster a cake [baken on] burning stones, and a dish of water, and he eateth, and drinketh, and turneth, and lieth down.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he looked, and, behold, there was at his head a cake baked on the hot stones, and a cruse of water. And he did eat and drink, and laid him down again.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 19:6

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 19:6


19:4 Into the wilderness - The vast wilderness of Arabia. He durstnot stay in Judah, tho' good Jehosaphat reigned there, because hewas allied to Ahab, and was a man of an easy temper, whom Ahab mightcircumvent, and either by force or art seize upon Elijah.It is enough - I have lived long enough for thy service, and am not liketo do thee any more service; neither my words nor works are like to do anygood upon these unstable and incorrigible people. I am not better - ThatI should continue in life, when other prophets who have gone before me,have lost their lives.

19:7 Angel of the Lord, &c. - He needed not to complain of theunkindness of men, when it was thus made up by the ministration of angels.Wherever God's children are, they are still under their father's eye.

19:8 And went - He wandered hither and thither for forty days, 'till atlast he came to Horeb, which in the direct road was not above three orfour days journey. Thither the spirit of the Lord led him, probably beyondhis own intention, that he might have communion with God, in the same placethat Moses had.


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