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1 Kings 18:20

    1 Kings 18:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    So Ahab sent unto all the children of Israel, and gathered the prophets together unto mount Carmel.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    So Ahab sent to all the children of Israel, and gathered the prophets together to mount Carmel.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    So Ahab sent unto all the children of Israel, and gathered the prophets together unto mount Carmel.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So Ahab sent for all the children of Israel, and got the prophets together at Mount Carmel.

    Webster's Revision

    So Ahab sent unto all the children of Israel, and gathered the prophets together unto mount Carmel.

    World English Bible

    So Ahab sent to all the children of Israel, and gathered the prophets together to Mount Carmel.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    So Ahab sent unto all the children of Israel, and gathered the prophets together unto mount Carmel.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 18:20

    Local tradition places the site of Elijah's sacrifice, not on the highest point of the mountain (1,728 ft.), but at the southeastern extremity (1,600 ft.) of the ridge, where a shapeless ruin, composed of great hewn stones, and standing amid thick bushes of dwarf-oak, in the near vicinity of a perennial spring, is known to the Arabs as "El-Maharrakah," "the burning," or "the sacrifice." All the circumstances of the locality adapt it for the scene of the contest.