Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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



Cross References

Numbers 12:6

And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I Jehovah will make myself known to him in a vision, I will speak to him in a dream.

Numbers 27:21

And he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall inquire for him, by the judgment of the Urim before Jehovah: at his word shall they go out, and at his word they shall come in, he, and all the children of Israel with him, even the whole assembly.

1 Samuel 14:37

And Saul inquired of God, Shall I go down after the Philistines? wilt thou give them into the hand of Israel? But he did not answer him that day.

Lamentations 2:9

Her gates are sunk into the ground; he hath destroyed and broken her bars. Her king and her princes are among the nations: the law is no more; her prophets also find no vision from Jehovah.

Exodus 28:30

And thou shalt put into the breastplate of judgment the Urim and the Thummim, that they may be upon Aaron's heart when he goeth in before Jehovah; and Aaron shall bear the judgment of the children of Israel upon his heart before Jehovah continually.

Deuteronomy 33:8

And of Levi he said, Thy Thummim and thy Urim are for thy godly one, Whom thou didst prove at Massah, With whom thou didst strive at the waters of Meribah;

Genesis 28:12-15

And he dreamed, and behold, a ladder was set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to the heavens. And behold, angels of God ascended and descended upon it.

Genesis 46:2-4

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

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper; enclosed in gold shall they be in their settings.

1 Chronicles 10:13-14

And Saul died for his unfaithfulness which he committed against Jehovah, because of the word of Jehovah which he kept not, and also for having inquired of the spirit of Python, asking counsel of it;

Job 33:14-16

For God speaketh once, and twice, and man perceiveth it not --

Psalm 74:9

We see not our signs; there is no more any prophet, neither is there among us any that knoweth how long.

Proverbs 1:1-33

Proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel:

Proverbs 27:1-28

Boast not thyself of to-morrow, for thou knowest not what a day will bring forth.

Jeremiah 23:28

The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell the dream; and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? saith Jehovah.

Ezekiel 20:1-3

And it came to pass in the seventh year, in the fifth month, the tenth of the month, that certain of the elders of Israel came to inquire of Jehovah, and they sat before me.

Matthew 1:20

but while he pondered on these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, fear not to take to thee Mary, thy wife, for that which is begotten in her is of the Holy Spirit.

John 9:31

But we know that God does not hear sinners; but if any one be God-fearing and do his will, him he hears.

James 4:3

Ye ask and receive not, because ye ask evilly, that ye may consume it in your pleasures.

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