Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Saul told Ahijah, "Bring the Ark of God here." For at that time the Ark of God was with the Israelis.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

And Saul said unto Ahiah, Bring hither the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

Holman Bible

Saul told Ahijah, “Bring the ark of God,” for it was with the Israelites at that time.

A Conservative Version

And Saul said to Ahijah, Bring here the ark of God. For the ark of God was [there] at that time with the sons of Israel.

American Standard Version

And Saul said unto Ahijah, Bring hither the ark of God. For the ark of God was there at that time with the children of Israel.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

And Saul said to Ahijah, Let the ephod come here. For he went before Israel with the ephod at that time.

Darby Translation

And Saul said to Ahijah, Bring hither the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And Saul will say to Ahiah, Bring near the ark of God. For the ark of God was in that day and the sons of Israel.

King James 2000

And Saul said unto Ahijah, Bring here the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring near the ark of God" (for the ark of God was {at that time} with the {Israelites}).

Modern King James verseion

And Saul said to Ahiah, Bring the ark of God here. For the ark of God was at that time with the sons of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And then Saul said unto Ahijah, "Bring hither the ark of God." For the ark of God was at the time with the children of Israel.

NET Bible

So Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring near the ephod," for he was at that time wearing the ephod.

New Heart English Bible

And Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring near the ephod." For he wore the ephod at that time in Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Saul unto Ahijah, Bring near the ark of God; for the ark of God was, on that day, in the midst of the sons of Israel.

Webster

And Saul said to Ahiah, Bring hither the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

World English Bible

Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring the ark of God here." For the ark of God was [there] at that time with the children of Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Saul saith to Ahiah, 'Bring nigh the ark of God;' for the ark of God hath been on that day with the sons of Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

אחיּהוּ אחיּה 
'Achiyah 
Usage: 24

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

the ark
ארן ארון 
'arown 
Usage: 202

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600
Usage: 2600

For the ark
ארן ארון 
'arown 
Usage: 202

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

Context Readings

A Defeat For The Philistines

17 Saul told the people who were with him, "Do a roll call and see who has left us." They did a roll call, and Jonathan and his armor bearer were not there. 18 Saul told Ahijah, "Bring the Ark of God here." For at that time the Ark of God was with the Israelis. 19 While Saul was still speaking to the priest, the commotion in the Philistine camp increased more and more, and Saul told the priest, "Remove your hand."



Cross References

Numbers 27:21

You are to make him stand in the presence of Eleazar the priest, who is to inquire on his behalf using the Urim in the presence of the LORD regarding a decision of judgment, because by his command he and all the Israelis with him will go out or come in."

Judges 20:18

The Israelis mounted up, traveled to Bethel, and asked God what to do. They said, "Who is to lead us in our opening attack against the descendants of Benjamin?" The LORD replied, "Judah is to open the attack."

Judges 20:23

From there the Israelis went up and wept in the LORD's presence until evening. Then they asked the LORD, "Should we attack the descendants of Benjamin again?" The LORD replied, "Attack them."

Judges 20:27-28

The Israelis inquired of the LORD, since the Ark of the Covenant was there at that time

1 Samuel 4:3-5

When the people came to the camp, the elders of Israel said, "Why did the LORD defeat us today when we fought the Philistines? Let's take the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD from Shiloh, so it may go with us and deliver us from the power of our enemies."

1 Samuel 5:2

Then the Philistines took the Ark of God, brought it to the temple of Dagon, and placed it beside Dagon.

1 Samuel 7:1

The men of Kiriath-jearim came and took the Ark of the LORD. They brought it to the house of Abinadab on the hill, and they consecrated his son Eleazar to care for the Ark of the LORD.

1 Samuel 30:7-8

David told Ahimelech's son Abiathar the priest, "Bring me the ephod." So Abiathar brought the ephod to David.

2 Samuel 11:11

Uriah replied, "The ark, along with Israel and Judah, are encamped in tents, while my commanding officer Joab and my master's staff members are camping out in the open fields. Should I go home, eat, drink, and have sex with my wife? Not on your life! I won't do something like this, will I?"

2 Samuel 15:24-26

Meanwhile, Zadok showed up also, along with all of the descendants of Levi with him, carrying the Ark of the Covenant of God. They set down the Ark of God and Abiathar approached while all the people finished abandoning the city.

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