1 Samuel 28:6
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English Standard Version
And when Saul inquired of the LORD, the LORD did not answer him, either by dreams, or by Urim, or by prophets.

King James Bible
And when Saul inquired of the LORD, the 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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he consulted the Lord, and he answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by priests, nor by prophets.

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

Webster's Bible Translation
And when Saul inquired of the LORD, the LORD answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

1 Samuel 28:6 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

1 Samuel 27:12 is connected with 1 Samuel 27:10; Achish believed David's words, and said (to himself), "He hath made himself stinking (i.e., hated) among his own people, among Israel, and will be my servant (i.e., subject to me) for ever."

1 Samuel 28:6 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

enquired

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?...

1 Chronicles 10:14 And inquired not of the LORD: therefore he slew him, and turned the kingdom to David the son of Jesse.

Proverbs 1:27,28 When your fear comes as desolation, and your destruction comes as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish comes on you...

Lamentations 2:9 Her gates are sunk into the ground; he has destroyed and broken her bars: her king and her princes are among the Gentiles...

Ezekiel 20:1-3 And it came to pass in the seventh year, in the fifth month, the tenth day of the month...

John 9:31 Now we know that God hears not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and does his will, him he hears.

James 4:3 You ask, and receive not, because you ask amiss, that you may consume it on your lusts.

by dreams

Genesis 28:12-15 And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven...

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...

Numbers 12:6 And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known to him in a vision...

Job 33:14-16 For God speaks once, yes twice, yet man perceives it not...

Jeremiah 23:28 The prophet that has a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that has my word, let him speak my word faithfully...

Matthew 1:20 But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the LORD appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, you son of David...

by Urim

Exodus 28:20 And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold in their settings.

Numbers 27:21 And he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall ask counsel for him after the judgment of Urim before the LORD...

Deuteronomy 33:8 And of Levi he said, Let your Thummim and your Urim be with your holy one, whom you did prove at Massah...

by prophets

Psalm 74:9 We see not our signs: there is no more any prophet: neither is there among us any that knows how long.

Lamentations 2:9 Her gates are sunk into the ground; he has destroyed and broken her bars: her king and her princes are among the Gentiles...

Ezekiel 20:3 Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel, and say to them, Thus said the Lord GOD; Are you come to inquire of me? As I live...

Cross References
Exodus 28:30
And in the breastpiece of judgment you shall put the Urim and the Thummim, and they shall be on Aaron's heart, when he goes in before the LORD. Thus Aaron shall bear the judgment of the people of Israel on his heart before the LORD regularly.

Leviticus 8:8
And he placed the breastpiece on him, and in the breastpiece he put the Urim and the Thummim.

Numbers 12:6
And he said, "Hear my words: If there is a prophet among you, I the LORD make myself known to him in a vision; I speak with 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 the LORD. At his word they shall go out, and at his word they shall come in, both he and all the people of Israel with him, the whole congregation."

1 Samuel 14:37
And 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 that day.

1 Samuel 28:5
When Saul saw the army of the Philistines, he was afraid, and his heart trembled greatly.

1 Samuel 28:15
Then Samuel said to Saul, "Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?" Saul answered, "I am in great distress, for the Philistines are warring against me, and God has turned away from me and answers me no more, either by prophets or by dreams. Therefore I have summoned you to tell me what I shall do."

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