Parallel Verses

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.

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.

International Standard Version

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

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, Bring here the ark of God -- "for at that time the ark of God was with the children 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.

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 Then said Saul unto the people that were with him, Number now, and see who is gone from us. And when they had numbered, behold, Jonathan and his armorbearer were not there. 18 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. 19 And it came to pass, while Saul talked unto the priest, that the noise that was in the host of the Philistines went on and increased: and Saul said unto the priest, Withdraw your hand.



Cross References

Numbers 27:21

And he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall ask counsel for him after the judgment of Urim before the LORD: at his word shall they go out, and at his word they shall come in, both he, and all the children of Israel with him, even all the congregation.

Judges 20:18

And the children of Israel arose, and went up to the house of God, and asked counsel of God, and said, Who of us shall go up first to the battle against the children of Benjamin? And the LORD said, Judah shall go up first.

Judges 20:23

(And the children of Israel went up and wept before the LORD until evening, and asked counsel of the LORD, saying, Shall I go up again to battle against the children of Benjamin my brother? And the LORD said, Go up against him.)

Judges 20:27-28

And the children of Israel inquired of the LORD, (for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days,

1 Samuel 4:3-5

And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of Shiloh unto us, that, when it comes among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies.

1 Samuel 5:2

When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.

1 Samuel 7:1

And the men of Kiriathjearim came, and fetched up the ark of the LORD, and brought it into the house of Abinadab on the hill, and sanctified Eleazar his son to keep the ark of the LORD.

1 Samuel 30:7-8

And David said to Abiathar the priest, Ahimelech's son, I pray you, bring me here the ephod. And Abiathar brought there the ephod to David.

2 Samuel 11:11

And Uriah said unto David, The ark, and Israel, and Judah, abide in tents; and my lord Joab, and the servants of my lord, are encamped in the open fields; shall I then go into my house, to eat and to drink, and to lie with my wife? as you live, and as your soul lives, I will not do this thing.

2 Samuel 15:24-26

And lo Zadok also, and all the Levites were with him, bearing the ark of the covenant of God: and they set down the ark of God; and Abiathar went up, until all the people had all passed out of the city.

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