New International Version
Saul swore to her by the LORD, "As surely as the LORD lives, you will not be punished for this."
King James Bible
And Saul sware to her by the LORD, saying, As the LORD liveth, there shall no punishment happen to thee for this thing.
Darby Bible Translation
And Saul swore unto her by Jehovah, saying, [As] Jehovah liveth, there shall no punishment happen to thee for this thing.
World English Bible
Saul swore to her by Yahweh, saying, "As Yahweh lives, no punishment shall happen to you for this thing."
Young's Literal Translation
And Saul sweareth to her by Jehovah, saying, 'Jehovah liveth, punishment doth not meet thee for this thing.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Saul disguised himself - That he might not be known by the woman, lest she, being terrified, should refuse to use her art.
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18. So then we must confess that the dead indeed do not know what is doing here, but while it is in doing here: afterwards, however, they hear it from those who from hence go to them at their death; not indeed every thing, but what things those are allowed to make known who are suffered also to remember these things; and which it is meet for those to hear, whom they inform of the same. It may be also, that from the Angels, who are present in the things which are doing here, the dead do hear somewhat, …
St. Augustine—On Care to Be Had for the Dead.
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1 Samuel 28:9
But the woman said to him, "Surely you know what Saul has done. He has cut off the mediums and spiritists from the land. Why have you set a trap for my life to bring about my death?"
1 Samuel 28:11
Then the woman asked, "Whom shall I bring up for you?" "Bring up Samuel," he said.
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