1 Kings 18:35

“And the water ran round about the altar; and he filled the trench also with water.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 18:35

And the water ran round about the altar, and hee filled the trench also with water.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The water flowed around the altar and he also filled the trench with water.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the water ran round about the altar; and he filled the trench also with water.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the water went all round the altar, till the drain was full.
- Basic English Bible

And the water ran round about the altar; and he filled the trench also with water.
- Darby Bible

And the water ran around the altar; and he filled the trench also with water.
- Webster's Bible

The water ran around the altar; and he also filled the trench with water.
- World English Bible

and the water goeth round about the altar, and also, the trench he hath filled with water.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the water ran round about the altar; and he filled the trench also with water.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 18:35

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 18:35


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.

18:37 Hast turned - Let them feel so powerful a change in their hearts,that they may know it is thy work. Back again - Unto thee, from whom theyhave revolted.


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