Judges 18:5
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New American Standard Bible
They said to him, "Inquire of God, please, that we may know whether our way on which we are going will be prosperous."

King James Bible
And they said unto him, Ask counsel, we pray thee, of God, that we may know whether our way which we go shall be prosperous.

Darby Bible Translation
And they said to him, "Inquire of God, we pray thee, that we may know whether the journey on which we are setting out will succeed."

World English Bible
They said to him, "Please ask counsel of God, that we may know whether our way which we go shall be prosperous."

Young's Literal Translation
And they say to him, 'Ask, we pray thee, at God, and we know whether our way is prosperous on which we are going.'

Judges 18:5 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The sight of the ephod and teraphim suggested the notion of inquiring of God.

Judges 18:5 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Hebrews and the Philistines --Damascus
THE ISRAELITES IN THE LAND OF CANAAN: THE JUDGES--THE PHILISTINES AND THE HEBREW KINGDOM--SAUL, DAVID, SOLOMON, THE DEFECTION OF THE TEN TRIBES--THE XXIst EGYPTIAN DYNASTY--SHESHONQ OR SHISHAK DAMASCUS. The Hebrews in the desert: their families, clans, and tribes--The Amorites and the Hebrews on the left bank of the Jordan--The conquest of Canaan and the native reaction against the Hebrews--The judges, Ehud, Deborah, Jerubbaal or Gideon and the Manassite supremacy; Abimelech, Jephihdh. The Philistines,
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 6

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