New Living Translation
And when all the people saw it, they fell face down on the ground and cried out, "The LORD--he is God! Yes, the LORD is God!"
King James Bible
And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they said, The LORD, he is the God; the LORD, he is the God.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the people saw it, and they fell on their faces and said, Jehovah, he is God! Jehovah, he is God!
World English Bible
When all the people saw it, they fell on their faces. They said, "Yahweh, he is God! Yahweh, he is God!"
Young's Literal Translation
And all the people see, and fall on their faces, and say, 'Jehovah, He is the God, Jehovah, He is the God.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:39 They fell - In acknowledgment of the true God. He is God - He alone; and Baal is a senseless idol. And they double the words, to note their abundant satisfaction and assurance of the truth of their assertion.
LibrarySelfishness and Prayer. A Contrast.
"So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel, and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees."--1 KINGS xviii. 42. WHAT A CONTRAST! And yet, both men were perfectly consistent. It is in each case what you would expect, and yet how differently it might have been. What a different story it would have been if only Ahab had listened to the teaching of God! How often we see men having chances of turning round and beginning a new …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
The West Coast of Galilee-Carmel.
Ninth Sunday after Trinity. How Long Halt Ye Between Two Opinions? if the Lord be God, Follow Him; but if Baal, Then Follow Him.
Fall of the Western Empire (Ad 451-476)
Fire blazed forth from the LORD's presence and consumed the burnt offering and the fat on the altar. When the people saw this, they shouted with joy and fell face down on the ground.
1 Kings 8:60
Then people all over the earth will know that the LORD alone is God and there is no other.
1 Kings 18:21
Then Elijah stood in front of them and said, "How much longer will you waver, hobbling between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow him! But if Baal is God, then follow him!" But the people were completely silent.
1 Kings 18:24
Then call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of the LORD. The god who answers by setting fire to the wood is the true God!" And all the people agreed.
Any of you who are his people may go to Jerusalem in Judah to rebuild this Temple of the LORD, the God of Israel, who lives in Jerusalem. And may your God be with you!
Acknowledge that the LORD is God! He made us, and we are his. We are his people, the sheep of his pasture.
The LORD is God, shining upon us. Take the sacrifice and bind it with cords on the altar.
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