Elijah’s Mount Carmel Victory

20 So Ahab sent for all the children of Israel, and (A)gathered the prophets together on Mount Carmel. 21 And Elijah came to all the people, and said, (B)“How long will you falter between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal, (C)follow him.” But the people answered him not a word. 22 Then Elijah said to the people, (D)“I alone am left a prophet of the Lord; (E)but Baal’s prophets are four hundred and fifty men. 23 Therefore let them give us two bulls; and let them choose one bull for themselves, cut it in pieces, and lay it on the wood, but put no fire under it; and I will prepare the other bull, and lay it on the wood, but put no fire under it. 24 Then you call on the name of your gods, and I will call on the name of the Lord; and the God who (F)answers by fire, He is God.”

So all the people answered and said, [a]“It is well spoken.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 18:24 Lit. The word is good