Elijah went before the people and said, "How long will you waver1 between two opinions? If the LORD 2 is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him." But the people said nothing.
Then Elijah said to them, "I am the only one of the LORD's prophets left,3 but Baal has four hundred and fifty prophets.423
Get two bulls for us. Let them choose one for themselves, and let them cut it into pieces and put it on the wood but not set fire to it. I will prepare the other bull and put it on the wood but not set fire to it.