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1 Kings 18:25

    1 Kings 18:25 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Elijah said unto the prophets of Baal, Choose you one bullock for yourselves, and dress it first; for ye are many; and call on the name of your gods, but put no fire under.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Elijah said to the prophets of Baal, Choose you one bullock for yourselves, and dress it first; for you are many; and call on the name of your gods, but put no fire under.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Elijah said unto the prophets of Baal, Choose you one bullock for yourselves, and dress it first; for ye are many; and call on the name of your god, but put no fire under.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Elijah said to the prophets of Baal, Take one ox for yourselves and get it ready first, for there are more of you; and make your prayers to your god, but put no fire under.

    Webster's Revision

    And Elijah said unto the prophets of Baal, Choose you one bullock for yourselves, and dress it first; for ye are many; and call on the name of your god, but put no fire under.

    World English Bible

    Elijah said to the prophets of Baal, "Choose one bull for yourselves, and dress it first; for you are many; and call on the name of your god, but put no fire under it."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Elijah said unto the prophets of Baal, Choose you one bullock for yourselves, and dress it first; for ye are many; and call on the name of your god, but put no fire under.

    Definitions for 1 Kings 18:25

    Bullock - Bull; steer; ox.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 18:25

    For ye are many - And therefore shall have the preference, and the advantage of being first in your application to the deity.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 18:25

    Elijah gives precedence in everything to the Baal-priests, to take away all ground for cavil in case of failure. It is his object to make an impression on king and people; and he feels rightly that the impression will depend greatly on the contrast between their inability and the power given to him.