Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

Darby Translation

And Saul inquired of Jehovah; but Jehovah did not answer him, either by dreams, or by Urim, or 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 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 Saul saw the army of the Philistines, and he was afraid, and his heart greatly trembled. 6 And when Saul inquired of Jehovah, Jehovah did not answer him, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets. 7 And Saul said to his servants, Seek me a woman who is a medium, so that I may go to her and inquire of her. And his servant said to him, Behold, there is a woman who is a medium, at Endor.



Cross References

Numbers 12:6

And He said, Hear now My words. If there is a prophet among you, I Jehovah will make Myself known to him in a vision, and will speak to him in a dream.

Numbers 27:21

And he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall ask for him according to the judgment of Urim before Jehovah. At his word they shall go out, and at his word they shall come in, he and all the sons of Israel with him, even all the congregation.

1 Samuel 14:37

And Saul asked counsel of God: Shall I go down after the Philistines? Will You deliver them into the hand of Israel? But He answered him not that day.

Lamentations 2:9

Her gates have sunk in the ground; He has destroyed and broken her bars. Her kings and her rulers are among the nations. The Law is no more; also her prophets also find no vision from Jehovah.

Exodus 28:30

And you shall put in the breast-pocket of judgment the Urim and the Thummim. And they shall be upon Aaron's heart, when he goes in before Jehovah. And Aaron shall bear the judgment of the sons of Israel upon his heart before Jehovah continually.

Deuteronomy 33:8

And of Levi he said, Let Your Thummim and Your Urim be with Your holy one whom You proved at Massah; You strove with him at the Waters of Strife,

Genesis 28:12-15

And he dreamed. And behold! A ladder was set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to Heaven! And behold! The angels of God were ascending and descending on it!

Genesis 46:2-4

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

Exodus 28:20

And the fourth row: a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper. They shall be set in gold in their fillings.

1 Chronicles 10:13-14

And Saul died for his sin which he committed against Jehovah, against the Word of Jehovah, which he did not keep, and also for seeking of a medium, to inquire, and

Job 33:14-16

For God speaks once, yea, twice, but not one takes notice.

Psalm 74:9

We did not see our signs; there is no prophet any more; neither is there among us any 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 yourself of tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth.

Jeremiah 23:28

The prophet who has a dream, let him tell a dream. And he who has My Word, let him speak My Word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? says Jehovah.

Ezekiel 20:1-3

And it happened in the seventh year, in the fifth month, the tenth of the month, some of the elders of Israel came to ask of Jehovah, and sat before me.

Matthew 1:20

And as he thought upon these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take to you Mary as your wife. For that in her is fathered of the Holy Spirit.

John 9:31

But 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 receive not, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it upon your lusts.

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