1st King 7:14:- “The Jar of flour will not be used up and the jug of oil will not run dry”


As the famine for God’s word is an all time high, may famine for his love ever increaseth.


1st King 7:14 ( The Widow of Zarephath )



  1. The jar of flour will not be used up and the jug of oil will not run dry


New Living Translation

  1. There will always be flour and olive oil left in your containers


New King James Version

  1. The bin of flour shall not be used up, nor shall the jar of oil run dry

Holman Christian Standard Bible

  1. The flour jar will not become empty and the oil jug will not run dry

Brenton Septuagint Translation

  1.  The pitcher of meal shall not fail, and the cruse of oil shall not diminish


Contemporary English Version

  1. Your jar of flour won’t run out and your bottle of oil won’t dry up


International Standard Version  ( ISV )

  1. That jar of flour will not run out, nor will that bottle of oil become empty


JPS Tanakh 1917

  1. For thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel: The jar of meal shall not be spent, neither shall the cruse of oil fail

New Heart English Bible

  1. For thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘The jar of flour shall not empty, neither shall the jug of oil be empty

Young’s Literal Translation

  1. The pitcher of meal is not consumed, and the dish of oil is not lacking


Parallel Verses

Revelation 6:6 ( The Third Seal – Famine )


  1. A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius, and do not harm the oil and wine.”


Luke 4:25-27 ( The Rejection at Nazareth )


  1. 25 But I tell you truthfully that there were many widows in Israel in the time of Elijah, when the sky was shut for three and a half years and great famine swept over all the land. 26 Yet Elijah was not sent to any of them, but to the widow of Zarephath in Sidon. 27 And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet. Yet not one of them was cleansed—only Naaman the Syrian.”


Amos 8:11 ( The Basket of Ripe Fruits )


  1. 11 Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord GOD, when I will send a famine on the land— not a famine of bread or a thirst for water, but a famine of hearing the words of the LORD.


1st Samuel 3:1 ( The Lord Calls Samuel )


  1. 1 And the boy Samuel ministered to the LORD before Eli. Now in those days the word of the LORD was rare and visions were scarce. 2 And at that time Eli, whose eyesight had grown so dim that he could not see, was lying in his room

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