1 Kings 18:34
New International Version
“Do it again,” he said, and they did it again. “Do it a third time,” he ordered, and they did it the third time.

New Living Translation
After they had done this, he said, “Do the same thing again!” And when they were finished, he said, “Now do it a third time!” So they did as he said,

English Standard Version
And he said, “Do it a second time.” And they did it a second time. And he said, “Do it a third time.” And they did it a third time.

Berean Standard Bible
and said, “Fill four waterpots and pour the water on the offering and on the wood.” “Do it a second time,” he said, and they did it a second time. “Do it a third time,” he said, and they did it a third time.

King James Bible
And he said, Do it the second time. And they did it the second time. And he said, Do it the third time. And they did it the third time.

New King James Version
Then he said, “Do it a second time,” and they did it a second time; and he said, “Do it a third time,” and they did it a third time.

New American Standard Bible
And he said, “Fill four large jars with water and pour it on the burnt offering and on the wood.” And he said, “Do it a second time,” so they did it a second time. Then he said, “Do it a third time,” so they did it a third time.

NASB 1995
And he said, “Fill four pitchers with water and pour it on the burnt offering and on the wood.” And he said, “Do it a second time,” and they did it a second time. And he said, “Do it a third time,” and they did it a third time.

NASB 1977
And he said, “Do it a second time,” and they did it a second time. And he said, “Do it a third time,” and they did it a third time.

Amplified Bible
And he said, “Fill four pitchers with water and pour it on the burnt offering and the wood.” And he said, “Do it the second time.” And they did it the second time. And he said, “Do it the third time.” And they did it a third time.

Christian Standard Bible
Then he said, “A second time! ” and they did it a second time. And then he said, “A third time! ” and they did it a third time.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he said, “A second time!” and they did it a second time. And then he said, “A third time!” and they did it a third time.

American Standard Version
And he said, Do it the second time; and they did it the second time. And he said, Do it the third time; and they did it the third time.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said: “Fill four cruses of water and pour it on the burnt offering and on the wood.” And he said, “Double it!” and they doubled it, and he said “Triple it!” and they tripled it.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he said, Do it the second time. And they did it the second time. And he said, Do it the third time. And they did it the third time.

Contemporary English Version
he told them to do it two more times. They did exactly as he said

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said: Fill four buckets with water, and pour it upon the burnt offering, and upon the wood. And again he said: Do the same the second time. And when they had done it the second time, he said: Do the same also the third time. And they did so the third time.

Good News Translation
and he said, "Do it again"--and they did. "Do it once more," he said--and they did.

International Standard Version
"Do it a second time," he ordered. So they did it a second time. "Do it a third time," he said. So they did it a third time.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he said: 'Fill four jars with water, and pour it on the burnt-offering, and on the wood.' And he said: 'Do it the second time'; and they did it the second time. And he said: 'Do it the third time'; and they did it the third time.

Literal Standard Version
and he says, “Do [it] a second time”; and they do [it] a second time; and he says, “Do [it] a third time”; and they do [it] a third time;

New American Bible
He said, “Fill four jars with water and pour it over the burnt offering and over the wood.” “Do it again,” he said, and they did it again. “Do it a third time,” he said, and they did it a third time.

NET Bible
Then he said, "Fill four water jars and pour the water on the offering and the wood." When they had done so, he said, "Do it again." So they did it again. Then he said, "Do it a third time." So they did it a third time.

New Revised Standard Version
Then he said, “Do it a second time”; and they did it a second time. Again he said, “Do it a third time”; and they did it a third time,

New Heart English Bible
And he said, "Fill four jars with water, and pour it on the burnt offering, and on the wood."And they did so. And he said, "Do it a second time"; and they did it the second time. And he said, "Do it a third time"; and they did it the third time.

World English Bible
He said, "Do it a second time;" and they did it the second time. He said, "Do it a third time;" and they did it the third time.

Young's Literal Translation
and he saith, 'Do it a second time;' and they do it a second time; and he saith, 'Do it a third time;' and they do it a third time;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elijah on Mount Carmel
33Next, he arranged the wood, cut up the bull, placed it on the wood, 34and said, “Fill four waterpots and pour the water on the offering and on the wood.” “Do it a second time,” he said, and they did it a second time. “Do it a third time,” he said, and they did it a third time. 35So the water ran down around the altar and even filled the trench.…

Cross References
1 Kings 18:33
Next, he arranged the wood, cut up the bull, placed it on the wood,

1 Kings 18:35
So the water ran down around the altar and even filled the trench.


Treasury of Scripture

And he said, Do it the second time. And they did it the second time. And he said, Do it the third time. And they did it the third time.

Do it the second

2 Corinthians 4:2
But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 8:21
Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.











Verse 34. - And he said, Do it the second time. And they did it the second time. [Heb. Repeat, and they repeated.] And he said, Do it the third time. And they did it the third time. [See note on 1 Kings 17:21.]

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
and said,
וַיֹּ֗אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“Fill
מִלְא֨וּ (mil·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 4390: To fill, be full of

four
אַרְבָּעָ֤ה (’ar·bā·‘āh)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 702: Four

waterpots
מַ֔יִם (ma·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen

and pour [the water]
וְיִֽצְק֥וּ (wə·yiṣ·qū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 3332: To pour out, to melt, cast as metal, to place firmly, to stiffen, grow hard

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the offering
הָעֹלָ֖ה (hā·‘ō·lāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5930: Whole burnt offering

and on
וְעַל־ (wə·‘al-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the wood.”
הָעֵצִ֑ים (hā·‘ê·ṣîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 6086: Tree, trees, wood

“Do [it] a second time,”
שְׁנוּ֙ (šə·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 8138: To fold, duplicate, to transmute

he said,
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

and they did it a second time.
וַיִּשְׁנ֔וּ (way·yiš·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 8138: To fold, duplicate, to transmute

“Do [it] a third time,”
שַׁלֵּ֖שׁוּ (šal·lê·šū)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 8027: To do a third time, divide into three parts

he said,
וַיֹּ֥אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

and they did it a third time.
וַיְשַׁלֵּֽשׁוּ׃ (way·šal·lê·šū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 8027: To do a third time, divide into three parts


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