the ravens
1 Kings 17:1-6
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Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, "As the LORD, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, surely there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word."
2
The word of the LORD came to him, saying,
3
"Go away from here and turn eastward, and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.
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"It shall be that you will drink of the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to provide for you there."
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So he went and did according to the word of the LORD, for he went and lived by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.
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The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning and bread and meat in the evening, and he would drink from the brook.
Job 38:41
"Who prepares for the raven its nourishment When its young cry to God And wander about without food?
Psalm 145:15
The eyes of all look to You, And You give them their food in due time.
Psalm 145:16
You open Your hand And satisfy the desire of every living thing.
Psalm 147:9
He gives to the beast its food, [And] to the young ravens which cry.
Mark 6:26
And although the king was very sorry, [yet] because of his oaths and because of his dinner guests, he was unwilling to refuse her.
how
Luke 12:7
"Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.
Luke 12:30-32
30
"For all these things the nations of the world eagerly seek; but your Father knows that you need these things.
31
"But seek His kingdom, and these things will be added to you.
32
"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has chosen gladly to give you the kingdom.
Job 35:11
Who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth And makes us wiser than the birds of the heavens?'
Matthew 10:31
"So do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.