Cherith

Cherith (Kair´ith)

A brook or wadi (i.e., riverbed with water only in the rainy season) east of the Jordan, near Jericho. Elijah sought refuge from Ahab and Jezebel here (1Kgs 17:3; 1Kgs 17:5).

1Kgs 17:3

3“Go from here and turn eastward, and hide yourself by the Wadi Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.

1Kgs 17:5

5So he went and did according to the word of the Lord; he went and lived by the Wadi Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.

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