Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and let us bring back the ark of our God to us, for we did not seek it in the days of Saul.”

King James Version

And let us bring again the ark of our God to us: for we inquired not at it in the days of Saul.

Holman Bible

Then let us bring back the ark of our God, for we did not inquire of Him in Saul’s days.”

International Standard Version

Then let's bring the Ark of God back to us, because we didn't consult it during Saul's reign."

A Conservative Version

And let us bring again the ark of our God to us, for we did not inquire from it in the days of Saul.

American Standard Version

and let us bring again the ark of our God to us: for we sought not unto it in the days of Saul.

Amplified

and let us bring back the ark of our God to us, for we did not seek it during the days of Saul.”

Bible in Basic English

And let us get back for ourselves the ark of our God: for in the days of Saul we did not go to it for directions.

Darby Translation

and let us bring again the ark of our God to us; for we inquired not of it in the days of Saul.

Julia Smith Translation

And we will turn about the ark of our God to us: for we sought it not in the days of Saul.

King James 2000

And let us bring again the ark of our God to us: for we have not inquired at it in the days of Saul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then let us bring around the ark of our God to us, for we did not seek it in the days of Saul."

Modern King James verseion

And let us bring again the ark of our God to us. For we did not inquire at it in the days of Saul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And let us bring again the Ark of the Lord to us: for we regarded it not in the days of Saul."

NET Bible

Let's move the ark of our God back here, for we did not seek his will throughout Saul's reign."

New Heart English Bible

and let us bring again the ark of our God to us. For we did not seek it in the days of Saul."

The Emphasized Bible

and let us bring round the ark of our God, unto us, - For they sought it not, in the days of Saul.

Webster

And let us bring again to us the ark of our God: for we inquired not at it in the days of Saul.

World English Bible

and let us bring again the ark of our God to us. For we didn't seek it in the days of Saul."

Youngs Literal Translation

and we bring round the ark of our God unto us, for we sought Him not in the days of Saul.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the ark
ארן ארון 
'arown 
Usage: 202

of our God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

to us for we enquired
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

not at it in the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Context Readings

The Ark Of The Covenant Brought From Kiriath-Jearim

2 David said to all the assembly of Israel, “If it seems good to you, and if it is from the Lord our God, let us send everywhere to our kinsmen who remain in all the land of Israel, also to the priests and Levites who are with them in their cities with pasture lands, that they may meet with us; 3 and let us bring back the ark of our God to us, for we did not seek it in the days of Saul.” 4 Then all the assembly said that they would do so, for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.


Cross References

1 Samuel 7:1-2

And the men of Kiriath-jearim came and took the ark of the Lord and brought it into the house of Abinadab on the hill, and consecrated Eleazar his son to keep the ark of the Lord.

1 Samuel 14:18

Then Saul said to Ahijah, “Bring the ark of God here.” For the ark of God was at that time with the sons of Israel.

1 Samuel 14:36

Then Saul said, “Let us go down after the Philistines by night and take spoil among them until the morning light, and let us not leave a man of them.” And they said, “Do whatever seems good to you.” So the priest said, “Let us draw near to God here.”

1 Samuel 22:10

He inquired of the Lord for him, gave him provisions, and gave him the sword of Goliath the Philistine.”

1 Samuel 22:15

Did I just begin to inquire of God for him today? Far be it from me! Do not let the king impute anything to his servant or to any of the household of my father, for your servant knows nothing at all of this whole affair.”

1 Samuel 23:2

So David inquired of the Lord, saying, “Shall I go and attack these Philistines?” And the Lord said to David, “Go and attack the Philistines and deliver Keilah.”

1 Samuel 23:9-12

Now David knew that Saul was plotting evil against him; so he said to Abiathar the priest, “Bring the ephod here.”

Psalm 132:6

Behold, we heard of it in Ephrathah,
We found it in the field of Jaar.

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