1 Kings 18:36

“And it came to pass at the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, that Elijah the prophet came near, and said, LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, let it be known this day that thou art God in Israel, and that I am thy servant, and that I have done all these things at thy word.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it came to passe at the time of the offering of the euening sacrifice, that Eliiah the prophet came neere and said, Lord God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, Let it bee knowen this day that thou art God in Israel, and that I am thy seruant, and that I haue done all these things at thy word.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

At the time of the offering of the {evening} sacrifice, Elijah the prophet came near and said, "O LORD, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, today let it be known that You are God in Israel and that I am Your servant and I have done all these things at Your word.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass at the time of the offering of the `evening' oblation, that Elijah the prophet came near, and said, O Jehovah, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Israel, let it be known this day that thou art God in Israel, and that I am thy servant, and that I have done all these things at thy word.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then at the time of the offering, Elijah the prophet came near and said, O Lord, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Israel, let it be seen this day that you are God in Israel, and that I am your servant, and that I have done all these things by your order.
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass at [the time of] the offering up of the oblation, that Elijah the prophet drew near, and said, Jehovah, God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, let it be known this day that thou art God in Israel, and that I am thy servant, and that I have done all these things by thy word.
- Darby Bible

And it came to pass at the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, that Elijah the prophet came near, and said, LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, let it be known this day that thou art God in Israel, and that I am thy servant, and that I have done all these things at thy word.
- Webster's Bible

It happened at the time of the offering of the offering, that Elijah the prophet came near, and said, "Yahweh, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Israel, let it be known this day that you are God in Israel, and that I am your servant, and that I have done all these things at your word.
- World English Bible

And it cometh to pass, at the going up of the [evening-]present, that Elijah the prophet cometh nigh and saith, `Jehovah, God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, to-day let it be known that Thou [art] God in Israel, and I Thy servant, that by Thy word I have done the whole of these things;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it came to pass at the time of the offering of the evening offering, that Elijah the prophet came near, and said: 'O LORD, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Israel, let it be known this day that Thou art God in Israel, and that I am Thy servant, and that I have done all these things at Thy word.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 18:36


18:36 The evening sacrifice - This time he chose, that he might unitehis prayers with the prayers of the godly Jews at Jerusalem, who atthat time assembled together to pray. Lord God of, &c. - Hereby he shewsfaith in God's ancient covenant, and also reminds the people, of theirrelation both to God and to the patriarchs. Done these things - Broughtthis famine, gathered the people hither, and done what I have done, or amdoing here; not in compliance with my own passions, but in obedience to thycommand.


Discussion for 1 Kings 18

  • Marie Octave
    This is a powerful chapter. I love the words: "The word of the Lord came to Elijah". Being totally committed and intimate with our God results in a powerful team which produces powerful results .
  • Nkamo Lesolame
    He is the God Almighty, He turns impossibles to possibles. Trust in him, he will show you his face.
  • A.V boy
    I appreciate all ur comment, keep on.
  • Dr mwangi for verse 26
    Theres no other God greater than the creator of heaven and earth who answers with fire
  • Maxwell
    our God is all, able. only him is the Almighty
  • Eaglesrock
    Major point There shall not be dew nor rain theses years, ACCORDING TO MY WORD. According to Gods word, I just convince you to what you are seeing is not real. According to my word. It doesn t say Gods word, It says my word. The point is when you stand before God, what happens does not happen because of Gods word. It happens because of your word. Because when you stand before God, your word becomes his word. Elijah said there will be no rain because of my word. Where are the Elijah in our churches that will get up and say there will not be abortion, there will not be homosexuality, the economy is going to turn around, you will not take my family, you will not take my Son or My daughter ACCORDING TO MY WORD. Thus saith me. I declare. Why? because I have made a Stand with God.

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