Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When Saul inquired of the LORD, the LORD did not answer him, either by dreams or by Urim or by prophets.

King James Version

And when Saul inquired of the LORD, the LORD answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

Holman Bible

He inquired of the Lord, but the Lord did not answer him in dreams or by the Urim or by the prophets.

International Standard Version

Saul inquired of the LORD, but the LORD did not answer him, either through dreams or Urim or through prophets.

A Conservative Version

And when Saul inquired of LORD, LORD answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

American Standard Version

And when Saul inquired of Jehovah, Jehovah answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

Amplified

When Saul inquired of the Lord, He refused to answer him, either by dreams or by Urim [a symbol worn by the priest when seeking the will of God for Israel] or by the prophets.

Bible in Basic English

And when Saul went for directions to the Lord, the Lord gave him no answer, by a dream or by the Urim or by the prophets.

Darby Translation

And Saul inquired of Jehovah; but Jehovah did not answer him, either by dreams, or by Urim, or by prophets.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Saul enquired of the LORD, but the LORD did not answer him by dreams nor by Urim nor by prophets.

Julia Smith Translation

And Saul will ask through Jehovah, and Jehovah answered him not, also in dreams, also in Lights, also in the prophets.

King James 2000

And when Saul inquired of the LORD, the LORD answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Saul inquired of Yahweh, but Yahweh did not answer him, not by dreams or by the Urim or by the prophets.

Modern King James verseion

And when Saul inquired of Jehovah, Jehovah did not answer him, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Saul asked counsel of the LORD, but the LORD answered him not: neither by dream, nor by the light, nor yet by prophets.

NET Bible

So Saul inquired of the Lord, but the Lord did not answer him -- not by dreams nor by Urim nor by the prophets.

New Heart English Bible

When Saul inquired of the LORD, The LORD did not answer him, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

The Emphasized Bible

Then Saul enquired of Yahweh, but Yahweh answered him not, - neither by Dreams, nor by the Lights, nor by prophets.

Webster

And when Saul inquired of the LORD, the LORD answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

World English Bible

When Saul inquired of Yahweh, Yahweh didn't answer him, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Saul asketh at Jehovah, and Jehovah hath not answered him, either by dreams, or by Urim, or by prophets.

Interlinear

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

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

of the Lord

Usage: 0

the Lord

Usage: 0

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

him not, neither by dreams
חלם חלום 
Chalowm 
Usage: 65

nor by Urim
אוּרים 
'Uwriym 
Usage: 6

Context Readings

Saul And The Medium

5 When Saul saw the camp of the Philistines, he was afraid and his heart trembled greatly. 6 When Saul inquired of the LORD, the LORD did not answer him, either by dreams or by Urim or by prophets. 7 Then Saul said to his servants, "Seek for me a woman who is a medium, that I may go to her and inquire of her." And his servants said to him, "Behold, there is a woman who is a medium at En-dor."



Cross References

Numbers 12:6

He said, "Hear now My words: If there is a prophet among you, I, the LORD, shall make Myself known to him in a vision I shall speak with him in a dream.

Numbers 27:21

"Moreover, he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall inquire for him by the judgment of the Urim before the LORD. At his command they shall go out and at his command they shall come in, both he and the sons of Israel with him, even all the congregation."

1 Samuel 14:37

Saul inquired of God, "Shall I go down after the Philistines? Will You give them into the hand of Israel?" But He did not answer him on that day.

Lamentations 2:9

Her gates have sunk into the ground, He has destroyed and broken her bars Her king and her princes are among the nations; The law is no more Also, her prophets find No vision from the LORD.

Exodus 28:30

"You shall put in the breastpiece of judgment the Urim and the Thummim, and they shall be over Aaron's heart when he goes in before the LORD; and Aaron shall carry the judgment of the sons of Israel over his heart before the LORD continually.

Deuteronomy 33:8

Of Levi he said, "Let Your Thummim and Your Urim belong to Your godly man, Whom You proved at Massah, With whom You contended at the waters of Meribah;

Genesis 28:12-15

He had a dream, and behold, a ladder was set on the earth with its top reaching to heaven; and behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.

Genesis 46:2-4

God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, "Jacob, Jacob." And he said, "Here I am."

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row a beryl and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold filigree.

1 Chronicles 10:13-14

So Saul died for his trespass which he committed against the LORD, because of the word of the LORD which he did not keep; and also because he asked counsel of a medium, making inquiry of it,

Job 33:14-16

"Indeed God speaks once, Or twice, yet no one notices it.

Psalm 74:9

We do not see our signs; There is no longer any prophet, Nor is there any among us who knows how long.

Proverbs 1:1-33

The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel:

Proverbs 27:1-28

Do not boast about tomorrow, For you do not know what a day may bring forth.

Jeremiah 23:28

"The prophet who has a dream may relate his dream, but let him who has My word speak My word in truth What does straw have in common with grain?" declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 20:1-3

Now in the seventh year, in the fifth month, on the tenth of the month, certain of the elders of Israel came to inquire of the LORD, and sat before me.

Matthew 1:20

But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.

John 9:31

"We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.

James 4:3

You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures.

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