1 Kings 18:28
Good News Translation
So the prophets prayed louder and cut themselves with knives and daggers, according to their ritual, until blood flowed.

Contemporary English Version
The prophets kept shouting louder and louder, and they cut themselves with swords and knives until they were bleeding. This was the way they worshiped,

Douay-Rheims Bible
So they cried with a loud voice, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, till they were all covered with blood.

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So they cried with a loud voice, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, till they were all covered with blood.

cut themselves

Leviticus 19:28 You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh, for the dead: neither shall you make in yourselves any figures or marks. I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 14:1 Be ye children of the Lord your God: you shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness for the dead;

Micah 6:7 May the Lord be appeased with thousands of rams, or with many thousands of fat he goats? shall I give my firstborn for my wickedness, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?

Mark 5:5 And he was always day and night in the monuments and in the mountains, crying and cutting himself with stones.

Mark 9:22 And oftentimes hath he cast him into the fire and into the waters to destroy him. But if thou canst do any thing, help us, having compassion on us.

the blood gushed out upon them.

Context
Elijah on Mount Carmel
27And when it was now noon, Elias jested at them, saying: Cry with a louder voice: for he is a god; and perhaps he is talking, or is in an inn, or on a journey; or perhaps he is asleep, and must be awaked. 28So they cried with a loud voice, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, till they were all covered with blood.29And after midday was past, and while they were prophesying, the time was come of offering sacrifice, and there was no voice heard, nor did any one answer, nor regard them as they prayed.…
Cross References
Leviticus 19:28
You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh, for the dead: neither shall you make in yourselves any figures or marks. I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 14:1
Be ye children of the Lord your God: you shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness for the dead;

1 Kings 18:27
And when it was now noon, Elias jested at them, saying: Cry with a louder voice: for he is a god; and perhaps he is talking, or is in an inn, or on a journey; or perhaps he is asleep, and must be awaked.

Isaiah 44:17
But the residue thereof he made a god, and a graven thing for himself: he boweth down before it, and adoreth it, and prayeth unto it, saying: Deliver me, for thou art my God.

Additional Translations
So they shouted louder and cut themselves with knives and lances, as was their custom, until the blood gushed out upon them.And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, till the blood gushed out on them.

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lances, till the blood gushed out upon them.

And they cried with a loud voice, and cut themselves according to their custom with knives and lancets until the blood gushed out upon them.

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with swords and spears, till the blood gushed out upon them.

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lances, till the blood gushed out upon them.

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, till the blood gushed out upon them.

They cried aloud, and cut themselves in their way with knives and lances, until the blood gushed out on them.

And they call with a loud voice, and cut themselves, according to their ordinance, with swords and with spears, till a flowing of blood is on them;
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