26 Then they took the ox which [a]was given them and they prepared it, and they called on the name of Baal from morning until noon, saying, “O Baal, answer us!” But there was (A)no voice and no one answered. And they [b]limped about the altar which [c]they had made.

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  1. 1 Kings 18:26 Lit he gave
  2. 1 Kings 18:26 I.e., in a type of ceremonial dance
  3. 1 Kings 18:26 As in some mss and ancient versions; MT he

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