Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Why then did you not obey the voice of the LORD, but rushed upon the spoil and did what was evil in the sight of the LORD?"

King James Version

Wherefore then didst thou not obey the voice of the LORD, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst evil in the sight of the LORD?

Holman Bible

So why didn't you obey the Lord? Why did you rush on the plunder and do what was evil in the Lord's sight?"

International Standard Version

Why didn't you obey the LORD, but grabbed the spoil and did evil in the LORD's sight?"

A Conservative Version

Why then did thou not obey the voice of LORD, but did fly upon the spoil, and did that which was evil in the sight of LORD?

American Standard Version

Wherefore then didst thou not obey the voice of Jehovah, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah?

Amplified

Why then did you not obey the voice of the Lord, but swooped down upon the plunder and did evil in the Lord's sight?

Bible in Basic English

Why then did you not do the orders of the Lord, but by violently taking their goods did evil in the eyes of the Lord?

Darby Translation

Why then didst thou not hearken to the voice of Jehovah, but didst fall upon the spoil, and didst evil in the sight of Jehovah?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Why then didst thou not hear the voice of the LORD but didst fly upon the spoil and didst evil in the sight of the LORD?

Julia Smith Translation

And wherefore didst thou not hear to the voice of Jehovah, and wilt clothe thyself with the spoil, and thou wilt do the evil in the eyes of Jehovah.

King James 2000

Why then did you not obey the voice of the LORD, but did pounce upon the spoil, and did evil in the sight of the LORD?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Why did you not listen to the voice of Yahweh and fall with shouting on the plunder? You have done evil in the sight of Yahweh!"

Modern King James verseion

Why then did you not obey the voice of Jehovah? Why did you fly on the spoil and do evil in the sight of Jehovah?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And wherefore hast thou now not obeyed the voice of the LORD: But didst turn to the prey and hast wrought wickedness in the sight of the LORD?"

NET Bible

Why haven't you obeyed the Lord? Instead you have greedily rushed upon the plunder! You have done what is wrong in the Lord's estimation."

New Heart English Bible

Why then did you not obey the voice of the LORD, but took the spoils, and did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD?"

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore, then, didst thou not hearken unto the voice of Yahweh, - but didst rush upon the spoil, and do that which was wrong in the sight of Yahweh?

Webster

Why then didst thou not obey the voice of the LORD, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst evil in the sight of the LORD?

World English Bible

Why then didn't you obey the voice of Yahweh, but took the spoils, and did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh?"

Youngs Literal Translation

and why hast thou not hearkened to the voice of Jehovah -- and dost fly unto the spoil, and dost do the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah?'

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

of the Lord

Usage: 0

but didst fly
עיט 
`iyt 
Usage: 2

upon the spoil
שׁלל 
Shalal 
Usage: 73

in the sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

References

Context Readings

Samuel Announces The Downfall Of Saul

18 and the LORD sent you on a mission, and said, 'Go and utterly destroy the sinners, the Amalekites, and fight against them until they are exterminated.' 19 "Why then did you not obey the voice of the LORD, but rushed upon the spoil and did what was evil in the sight of the LORD?" 20 Then Saul said to Samuel, "I did obey the voice of the LORD, and went on the mission on which the LORD sent me, and have brought back Agag the king of Amalek, and have utterly destroyed the Amalekites.


Cross References

1 Samuel 14:32

The people rushed greedily upon the spoil, and took sheep and oxen and calves, and slew them on the ground; and the people ate them with the blood.

2 Chronicles 33:2

He did evil in the sight of the LORD according to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD dispossessed before the sons of Israel.

2 Chronicles 33:6

He made his sons pass through the fire in the valley of Ben-hinnom; and he practiced witchcraft, used divination, practiced sorcery and dealt with mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him to anger.

2 Chronicles 36:12

He did evil in the sight of the LORD his God; he did not humble himself before Jeremiah the prophet who spoke for the LORD.

Proverbs 15:27

He who profits illicitly troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live.

Jeremiah 7:11

"Has this house, which is called by My name, become a den of robbers in your sight? Behold, I, even I, have seen it," declares the LORD.

Habakkuk 2:9-12

"Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house To put his nest on high, To be delivered from the hand of calamity!

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

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