1 Samuel 28:16
Good News Translation
Samuel said, "Why do you call me when the LORD has abandoned you and become your enemy?

Contemporary English Version
Samuel said: If the LORD has turned away from you and is now your enemy, don't ask me what to do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Samuel said: Why askest thou me, seeing the Lord has departed from thee, and is gone over to thy rival?

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And Samuel said: Why askest thou me, seeing the Lord has departed from thee, and is gone over to thy rival?

Wherefore

Judges 5:31 So let all thy enemies perish, O Lord: but let them that love thee shine, as the sun shineth in his rising. [32] And the land rested for forty years.

2 Kings 6:27 And he said: If the Lord doth not save thee, how can I save thee? out of the barnfloor, or out of the winepress? And the king said to her: What aileth thee? And she answered:

Psalm 68:1-3 Unto the end, a psalm of a canticle for David himself. [2] Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered: and let them that hate him flee from before his face. . . .

Revelation 18:20,24 Rejoice over her, thou heaven and ye holy apostles and prophets. For God hath judged your judgment on her. . . .

Revelation 19:1-6 After these things, I heard as it were the voice of much people in heaven, saying: Alleluia. Salvation and glory and power is to our God. . . .

and is become

Lamentations 2:5 He. The Lord is become as an enemy: he hath cast down Israel headlong, he hath overthrown all the walls thereof: he hath destroyed his strong holds, and hath multiplied in the daughter of Juda the afflicted, both men and women.

Context
Saul and the Medium of Endor
15And Samuel said to Saul: Why hast thou disturbed my rest, that I should be brought up? And Saul said: I am in great distress: for the Philistines fight against me, and God is departed from me, and would not hear me, neither by the hand of prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayst shew me what I shall do. 16And Samuel said: Why askest thou me, seeing the Lord has departed from thee, and is gone over to thy rival?17For the Lord will do to thee as he spoke by me, and he will rend thy kingdom out of thy hand, and will give it to thy neighbour David:…
Cross References
1 Samuel 28:15
And Samuel said to Saul: Why hast thou disturbed my rest, that I should be brought up? And Saul said: I am in great distress: for the Philistines fight against me, and God is departed from me, and would not hear me, neither by the hand of prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayst shew me what I shall do.

1 Samuel 28:17
For the Lord will do to thee as he spoke by me, and he will rend thy kingdom out of thy hand, and will give it to thy neighbour David:

Additional Translations
“Why do you consult me,” asked Samuel, “since the LORD has turned away from you and become your enemy?Then said Samuel, Why then do you ask of me, seeing the LORD is departed from you, and is become your enemy?

And Samuel said, Wherefore then dost thou ask of me, seeing Jehovah is departed from thee, and is become thine adversary?

And Samuel said, Why askest thou me, whereas the Lord has departed from thee, and taken part with thy neighbour?

And Samuel said, Why then dost thou inquire of me, seeing Jehovah is departed from thee, and is become thine enemy?

And Samuel said, Wherefore then dost thou ask of me, seeing the LORD is departed from thee, and is become thine adversary?

Then said Samuel, Why then dost thou ask of me, seeing the LORD hath departed from thee, and hath become thy enemy?

Samuel said, "Why then do you ask of me, since Yahweh has departed from you and has become your adversary?

And Samuel saith, 'And why dost thou ask me, and Jehovah hath turned aside from thee, and is thine enemy?
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