New International Version
When all the people saw this, they fell prostrate and cried, "The LORD--he is God! The LORD--he 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.'
1 Kings 18:39 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Fell on their faces - Struck with awe and reverence at the sight of this incontestable miracle.
And they said - We should translate the words thus: Jehovah, He is the God! Jehovah, He is the God! Baal is not the God; Jehovah alone is the God of Israel.
As our term Lord is very equivocal, we should every where insert the original word יהוה, which we should write Yeve or Yeheveh, or Yahvah or Yehueh, or, according to the points, Yehovah.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To the Young '... I thy servant fear the Lord from my youth.--1 KINGS xviii.12. This Obadiah is one of the obscurer figures in the Old Testament. We never hear of him again, for there is no reason to accept the Jewish tradition which alleges that he was Obadiah the prophet. And yet how distinctly he stands out from the canvas, though he is only sketched with a few bold outlines! He is the 'governor over Ahab's house,' a kind of mayor of the palace, and probably the second man in the kingdom. But …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Obadiah; Or, Early Piety Eminent Piety
Of Prayer --A Perpetual Exercise of Faith. The Daily Benefits Derived from It.
Fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And when all the people saw it, they shouted for joy and fell facedown.
1 Kings 8:60
so that all the peoples of the earth may know that the LORD is God and that there is no other.
1 Kings 18:21
Elijah went before the people and said, "How long will you waver between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him." But the people said nothing.
1 Kings 18:24
Then you call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of the LORD. The god who answers by fire--he is God." Then all the people said, "What you say is good."
Any of his people among you may go up to Jerusalem in Judah and build the temple of the LORD, the God of Israel, the God who is in Jerusalem, and may their God be with them.
Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.
The LORD is God, and he has made his light shine on us. With boughs in hand, join in the festal procession up to the horns of the altar.
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