The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
saying, O Baal, hear us. But there was no voice, nor any that answered.
And they leaped upon the altar which was made.
KI1 18:27 And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and
said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is
pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must
KI1 18:28 And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner
with knives and lancets, till the blood gushed out upon them.
KI1 18:29 And it came to pass, when midday was past, and they
prophesied until the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, that
there was neither voice, nor any to answer, nor any that regarded.
King James Bible