1 Kings 18:34

“And he said, Do it the second time. And they did it the second time. And he said, Do it the third time. And they did it the third time.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 18:34

And hee said, Doe it the second time. And they did it the second time. And he said, Doe it the third time. And they did it the third time.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he said, "Fill four pitchers with water and pour {it} on the burnt offering and on the wood. And he said, "Do it a second time," and they did it a second time. And he said, "Do it a third time," and they did it a third time."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said, Do it the second time; and they did it the second time. And he said, Do it the third time; and they did it the third time.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said, Do it a third time, and they did it a third time.
- Basic English Bible

And he said, Do it the second time. And they did it the second time. And he said, Do it the third time. And they did it the third time.
- Darby Bible

And he said, Do it the second time. And they did it the second time. And he said, Do it the third time. And they did it the third time.
- Webster's Bible

He said, "Do it a second time;" and they did it the second time. He said, "Do it a third time;" and they did it the third time.
- World English Bible

and he saith, `Do [it] a second time;' and they do [it] a second time; and he saith, `Do [it] a third time;' and they do [it] a third time;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he said: 'Fill four jars with water, and pour it on the burnt-offering, and on the wood.' And he said: 'Do it the second time'; and they did it the second time. And he said: 'Do it the third time'; and they did it the third time.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 18:34

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 18:34


18:33 With water - This they could quickly fetch, either from the riverKishon; or, if that was dried up, from the sea; both were at the foot ofthe mountain. This he did to make the miracle more glorious, and moreunquestionable.

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.


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