1 Kings 18:14

“And now thou sayest, Goe, tell thy lord, Behold, Eliiah is here: and hee shall slay me.”

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Other Translations

And now thou sayest, Go, tell thy lord, Behold, Elijah [is here]: and he shall slay me.
- King James Version

"And now you are saying, 'Go, say to your master, "Behold, Elijah {is here}'; he will then kill me.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And now thou sayest, Go, tell thy lord, Behold, Elijah `is here'; and he will slay me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And now you say, Go and say to your Lord, Elijah is here; and he will put me to death.
- Basic English Bible

And now thou sayest, Go, say to thy lord, Behold Elijah! and he will kill me.
- Darby Bible

And now thou sayest, Go, tell thy lord, Behold, Elijah is here: and he will slay me.
- Webster's Bible

Now you say, 'Go, tell your lord, "Behold, Elijah is here;"' and he will kill me."
- World English Bible

and now thou art saying, Go, say to my lord, Lo, Elijah -- and he hath slain me!'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And now thou sayest: Go, tell thy lord: Behold, Elijah is here; and he will slay me.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 1 Kings 18

  • Rod Allen
    Fascinating story. The area was one that abounded in naturally occurring naphtha. Note that Elijah was very keen to soak his bonfire in "water". My theory is that this was just this natural firelighter. One spark and whoosh! The lot went up. Very clever man, Elijah.
  • Kisembo
    God is great false prophets are real I have just observed we need to avoid and Identify them
  • BSP
    Verse 21~The people felt that they could have worship both ways, but Jehovah God deserves 100 percent.
  • Bruce
    Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.
    Surely God operates by and through His laws, for no other law is.
    Fire that consumes water and causes even stone to disappear shows that water contains abundant power. Perhaps we get a view here as to how the pyramid stones were shaped.
  • BSP
    Verse 40~This verse shows the results of idolatry and the hatred that Jehovah God has for idolatry.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Our God answereth by fire! It is curious that some roadside god will be contending with the creator of heaven and earth! Our omnipotent God showed His power and put baal to shame. Its worshipers got the treatment they deserve. Pray that God will keep showing His might in our lives to bring down the stronghold of satan and its cohorts.

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