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39 When all the people saw this, they threw themselves down with their faces to the ground and said, “The Lord is the true God![a] The Lord is the true God!” 40 Elijah told them, “Seize the prophets of Baal! Don’t let even one of them escape!” So they seized them, and Elijah led them down to the Kishon Valley and executed[b] them there.

41 Then Elijah told Ahab, “Go on up and eat and drink, for the sound of a heavy rainstorm can be heard.”[c]

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  1. 1 Kings 18:39 tn Heb “the God” (the phrase occurs twice in this verse).
  2. 1 Kings 18:40 tn Or “slaughtered.”
  3. 1 Kings 18:41 tn Heb “for [there is] the sound of the roar of the rain.”