New American Standard Bible
So Ahab sent a message among all the sons of Israel and brought the prophets together at Mount Carmel.
King James Bible
So Ahab sent unto all the children of Israel, and gathered the prophets together unto mount Carmel.
Darby Bible Translation
So Ahab sent to 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.
Young's Literal Translation
And Ahab sendeth among all the sons of Israel, and gathereth the prophets unto the mount of Carmel;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
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.
LibraryElijah's Appeal to the Undecided
Now, we have these three classes here this morning. We have, I hope, a very large number who are on Jehovah's side, who fear God and serve him; we have a number who are on the side of the evil one, who make no profession of religion, and do not observe even the outward symptoms of it; because they are both inwardly and outwardly the servants of the evil one. But the great mass of my hearers belong to the third class--the waverers. Like empty clouds they are driven hither and thither by the wind; …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
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1 Kings 18:19
"Now then send and gather to me all Israel at Mount Carmel, together with 450 prophets of Baal and 400 prophets of the Asherah, who eat at Jezebel's table."
1 Kings 18:21
Elijah came near to all the people and said, "How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him." But the people did not answer him a word.
1 Kings 18:42
So Ahab went up to eat and drink. But Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he crouched down on the earth and put his face between his knees.
2 Kings 2:25
He went from there to Mount Carmel, and from there he returned to Samaria.
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