Elijah Fed by Ravens - Guercino


This image by artist Guercino shows birds bringing bread and meat to Elijah/ Elias who was camped out near the river Jordan under direct orders from God.

"So he went, and did according to the word of the Lord: and going, he dwelt by the torrent Carith, which is over against the Jordan. And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening, and he drank of tile torrent." — 1 Kings 17:5-6


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