Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“For rebellion is as the sin of divination,
And insubordination is as iniquity and idolatry.
Because you have rejected the word of the Lord,
He has also rejected you from being king.”

King James Version

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king.

Holman Bible

For rebellion is like the sin of divination,
and defiance is like wickedness and idolatry.
Because you have rejected the word of the Lord,
He has rejected you as king.

International Standard Version

Indeed, rebellion is the sin of divination, and arrogance is iniquity and idolatry. Because you have rejected this message from the LORD, he has rejected you from being king."

A Conservative Version

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as idolatry and teraphim. Because thou have rejected the word of LORD, he has also rejected thee from being king.

American Standard Version

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as idolatry and teraphim. Because thou hast rejected the word of Jehovah, he hath also rejected thee from being king.

Amplified


“For rebellion is as [serious as] the sin of divination (fortune-telling),
And disobedience is as [serious as] false religion and idolatry.
Because you have rejected the word of the Lord,
He also has rejected you as king.”

Bible in Basic English

For to go against his orders is like the sin of those who make use of secret arts, and pride is like giving worship to images. Because you have put away from you the word of the Lord, he has put you from your place as king.

Darby Translation

For rebellion is as the sin of divination, And selfwill is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of Jehovah, He hath also rejected thee from being king.

Julia Smith Translation

For the sin of divination, rebellion; and deceit, and the family gods of stubbornness. Because thou didst reject the word of Jehovah, and he will reject thee from being king.

King James 2000

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of the LORD, he has also rejected you from being king.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For rebellion [is like] the sin of divination; arrogance [is like] iniquity and idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of Yahweh, he has rejected you from [being] king!"

Modern King James verseion

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idol-worship. Because you have rejected the Word of Jehovah, He has also rejected you from being king!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For rebelliousness is as the sin of witchcraft; and stubbornness is wickedness and idolatry. Because therefore thou hast cast away the word of the LORD, therefore hath the LORD cast away thee also, from being king."

NET Bible

For rebellion is like the sin of divination, and presumption is like the evil of idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of the Lord, he has rejected you as king."

New Heart English Bible

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as idolatry and teraphim. Because you have rejected the word of the LORD, he has also rejected you from being king."

The Emphasized Bible

For, as the sin of divination, is, rebelliousness, - and, as transgression with household gods, is, stubbornness, - Because thou hast rejected the word of Yahweh, therefore hath he rejected thee from being king.

Webster

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king.

World English Bible

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as idolatry and teraphim. Because you have rejected the word of Yahweh, he has also rejected you from being king."

Youngs Literal Translation

for a sin of divination is rebellion, and iniquity and teraphim is stubbornness; because thou hast rejected the word of Jehovah, He also doth reject thee from being king.'

Themes

Amalekites » Defeated by saul

Amalekites, the » saul » Condemned for not utterly destroying

Christian ministers » Expostulate with rulers » Samuel with saul

Church and state » Ecclesiastical power superior to civil » Reproves rulers

Divination » An abominable practice

Falsehood » Instances of » Saul, in professing to samuel to have obeyed the commandment to destroy all spoils of the amalekites, when in fact he had not obeyed

Gilgal » Place of the first encampment of the israelites west of the jordan river » An altar built at, and sacrifice offered

Idolatry » What is idolatry

Iniquity » What is as iniquity

Judgments » Upon individuals--exemplified » saul

Kings » Who reigned over all israel » saul

Presumption » Instances of » Sparing the amalekites

Punishment of the The Wicked » On account of their » Rejection of the law of God

Rebellion » Against God, condemned

Rebellion » What rebellion is

Rebellion against God » Exemplified » saul

Rebellion against God » Exhibited in » Rejecting his government

Rebellion against God » Heinousness of

Rejected » Christ » The wicked, by God

Rejection » The reward for rejecting the lord

Repentance » Instances of » Saul, at the rebuke of samuel for not destroying the amalekites

Reprobacy » Instances of » saul

Reproof » Faithfulness in » Samuel, of saul

Rulers' » Wicked » Instances of » Saul, sparing agag and the best of the booty

samuel » Life summarized » Courageous

saul » King of israel » Dedicates the spoils of war

Saul, king of israel » The man who lost a crown characteristics of » Disobedience

Self-righteousness » Instances of » saul

Self-will » Exemplified » King saul

Self-will » Exhibited in » Heinousness of

Self-will and stubbornness » Exemplified » saul

Self-will and stubbornness » Heinousness of

Sorcery » Wickedness of

Stubbornness » What stubbornness is

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Rejection of, by God

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מרי 
M@riy 
Usage: 23

is as the sin
חטּאת חטּאה 
Chatta'ah 
Usage: 294

קסם 
Qecem 
Usage: 11

פּצר 
Patsar 
Usage: 7

and idolatry
תּרפים 
T@raphiym 
Usage: 15

מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the Lord

Usage: 0

מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

Context Readings

Samuel Announces The Downfall Of Saul

22 And Samuel said, Does the LORD have as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in hearing the voice of the LORD? Behold, to hear is better than sacrifice and to hearken than the fat of rams. 23 “For rebellion is as the sin of divination,
And insubordination is as iniquity and idolatry.
Because you have rejected the word of the Lord,
He has also rejected you from being king.”
24 Then Saul said unto Samuel, I have sinned; for I have transgressed the commandment of the LORD and thy words because I feared the people and consented unto their voice.


Cross References

1 Samuel 13:14

But now thy kingdom shall not stand; the LORD has sought a man after his own heart unto whom the LORD has commanded that he be captain over his people because thou hast not kept that which the LORD commanded thee.

Genesis 31:19

And Laban had gone to shear his sheep; and Rachel stole the idols of her father.

Genesis 31:34

Now Rachel took the images and put them in a camel's saddle and sat upon them. And Laban searched all the tent but did not find them.

Exodus 22:18

Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.

Leviticus 20:6

And the person that turns after spiritists or after diviners to prostitute themselves after them, I will even set my face against that person and will cut him off from among his people.

Leviticus 20:27

And the man or the woman that consults with spiritists, or that is a diviner, shall surely die; they shall stone them with stones; their blood shall be upon them.

Numbers 14:9

Therefore, do not be rebels against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land, for they are our bread; their defence is departed from them, and the LORD is with us; do not fear them.

Deuteronomy 9:7

Remember, and forget not, how thou hast provoked the LORD thy God to wrath in the wilderness; from the day that thou didst depart out of the land of Egypt until ye came unto this place, ye have been rebellious against the LORD.

Deuteronomy 9:24

Ye have been rebels against the LORD from the day that I knew you.

Deuteronomy 18:10-11

There shall not be found among you any one that makes his son or his daughter to pass through the fire or that uses divination or an observer of times or an enchanter or a witch

Joshua 22:16-19

Thus saith the whole congregation of the LORD, What trespass is this that ye have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following the LORD in that ye have built an altar, that ye might rebel this day against the LORD?

1 Samuel 2:30

Therefore, the LORD God of Israel said, I had said indeed that thy house and the house of thy father should walk before me for ever, but now the LORD said, It shall never be; for those that honor me I will honor, and those that lightly esteem me shall be vile.

1 Samuel 12:14-15

If ye will fear the LORD and serve him and hear his voice and not rebel against the commandment of the LORD, then shall both ye and also the king that reigns over you continue following the LORD your God.

1 Samuel 16:1

And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? Fill thy horn with oil and go; I will send thee to Jesse of Bethlehem for I have provided me a king among his sons.

2 Kings 17:15-20

And they rejected his statutes and his covenant that he made with their fathers and his testimonies which he testified against them, and they followed vanity and became vain and went after the Gentiles that were round about them, concerning whom the LORD had charged them, that they should not do like them.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon, my son, know thou the God of thy father and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing soul, for the LORD searches all hearts and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts. If thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

Job 34:37

For he added rebellion unto his sin, he claps his hands among us and multiplies his words against God.

Psalm 107:11

because they rebelled against the words of God and condemned the counsel of the most High:

Isaiah 8:19

And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto spiritists and unto wizards that peep and that mutter; shall the people not seek unto their God? Shall we appeal for the living unto the dead?

Isaiah 19:3

And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst thereof, and I will destroy the counsel thereof; and they shall seek to the idols and to the charmers and to the spiritists and to the wizards.

Jeremiah 28:16

Therefore thus hath the LORD said; Behold, I will send thee away from upon the face of the earth; this year thou shalt die because thou hast spoken rebellion against the LORD.

Jeremiah 29:32

therefore thus hath the LORD said; Behold, I visit upon Shemaiah the Nehelamite and upon his generation: he shall not have a man to dwell among this people; neither shall he behold that good which I do unto my people, said the LORD, because he has spoken rebellion against the LORD.

Ezekiel 2:5-8

And they will not hear nor forbear (for they are a rebellious house), but they shall know that there has been a prophet among them.

2 Corinthians 6:16

And what agreement does the temple of God have with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God has said, I will dwell in them and walk in them and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Galatians 5:20

idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

Revelation 21:8

But the fearful and unbelieving and the abominable and murderers and fornicators and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.

Revelation 22:15

But outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the fornicators and the murderers and the idolaters and whosoever loves and makes a lie.

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