1 Samuel 10:20
New International Version
When Samuel had all Israel come forward by tribes, the tribe of Benjamin was taken by lot.

New Living Translation
So Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel before the LORD, and the tribe of Benjamin was chosen by lot.

English Standard Version
Then Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken by lot.

Berean Study Bible
Thus Samuel had all the tribes of Israel come forward, and the tribe of Benjamin was selected.

King James Bible
And when Samuel had caused all the tribes of Israel to come near, the tribe of Benjamin was taken.

New King James Version
And when Samuel had caused all the tribes of Israel to come near, the tribe of Benjamin was chosen.

New American Standard Bible
So Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel forward; and the tribe of Benjamin was selected by lot.

NASB 1995
Thus Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken by lot.

NASB 1977
Thus Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken by lot.

Amplified Bible
And when Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, the tribe of Benjamin was chosen by lot.

Christian Standard Bible
Samuel had all the tribes of Israel come forward, and the tribe of Benjamin was selected.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Samuel had all the tribes of Israel come forward, and the tribe of Benjamin was selected.

American Standard Version
So Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Shemueil came near to all the tribes of Israel, and the tribe of Benyamin was held

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Samuel brought nigh all the tribes of Israel, and the tribe of Benjamin is taken by lot.

Contemporary English Version
Samuel brought each tribe, one after the other, to the altar, and the LORD chose the Benjamin tribe.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Samuel brought to him all the tribes of Israel, and the lot fell on the tribe of Benjamin.

English Revised Version
So Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken.

Good News Translation
Then Samuel had each tribe come forward, and the LORD picked the tribe of Benjamin.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When Samuel had all the tribes of Israel come forward, the tribe of Benjamin was chosen.

International Standard Version
Samuel brought forward all the tribes of Israel, and the tribe of Benjamin was chosen.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken.

Literal Standard Version
And Samuel brings all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin is captured,

NET Bible
Then Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was chosen by lot.

New Heart English Bible
So Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken.

World English Bible
So Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken.

Young's Literal Translation
And Samuel bringeth near the whole tribes of Israel, and the tribe of Benjamin is captured,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Saul Proclaimed King
19But today you have rejected your God, who saves you from all your troubles and afflictions, and you have said to Him, ‘No, set a king over us.’ Now therefore present yourselves before the LORD by your tribes and clans.” 20Thus Samuel had all the tribes of Israel come forward, and the tribe of Benjamin was selected. 21Then he had the tribe of Benjamin come forward by its clans, and the clan of Matri was selected. Finally, Saul son of Kish was selected. But when they looked for him, they could not find him.…

Cross References
1 Samuel 10:19
But today you have rejected your God, who saves you from all your troubles and afflictions, and you have said to Him, 'No, set a king over us.' Now therefore present yourselves before the LORD by your tribes and clans."

1 Samuel 10:21
Then he had the tribe of Benjamin come forward by its clans, and the clan of Matri was selected. Finally, Saul son of Kish was selected. But when they looked for him, they could not find him.

1 Samuel 14:38
Therefore Saul said, "Come here, all you leaders of the troops, and let us investigate how this sin has occurred today.

2 Samuel 3:19
Abner also spoke to the Benjamites and went to Hebron to tell David all that seemed good to Israel and to the whole house of Benjamin.

Jonah 1:7
"Come!" said the sailors to one another. "Let us cast lots to find out who is responsible for this calamity that is upon us." So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.


Treasury of Scripture

And when Samuel had caused all the tribes of Israel to come near, the tribe of Benjamin was taken.

caused

1 Samuel 14:41
Therefore Saul said unto the LORD God of Israel, Give a perfect lot. And Saul and Jonathan were taken: but the people escaped.

Joshua 7:16-18
So Joshua rose up early in the morning, and brought Israel by their tribes; and the tribe of Judah was taken: …

Acts 1:24-26
And they prayed, and said, Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen, …









(20) The tribe of Benjamin was taken.--How the "lots" were taken is not said; usually it was by throwing tablets (Joshua 18:6; Joshua 18:8), but sometimes by drawing from a vessel or urn, as in Numbers 33:54. The latter, from the Hebrew word used, was probably the method employed on this occasion.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Thus Samuel
שְׁמוּאֵ֔ל (šə·mū·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8050: Samuel -- 'name of God', a prophet of Israel

had all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the tribes
שִׁבְטֵ֣י (šiḇ·ṭê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7626: Rod, staff, club, scepter, tribe

of Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

come forward,
וַיַּקְרֵ֣ב (way·yaq·rêḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7126: To come near, approach

and the tribe
שֵׁ֥בֶט (šê·ḇeṭ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7626: Rod, staff, club, scepter, tribe

of Benjamin
בִּנְיָמִֽן׃ (bin·yā·min)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1144: Benjamin -- 'son of the right hand', youngest son of Jacob, also the name of two other Israelites

was selected.
וַיִּלָּכֵ֖ד (way·yil·lā·ḵêḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3920: To catch, to capture, occupy, to choose, to cohere


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