1 Samuel 14:18
Modern Translations
New International Version
Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring the ark of God." (At that time it was with the Israelites.)

New Living Translation
Then Saul shouted to Ahijah, “Bring the ephod here!” For at that time Ahijah was wearing the ephod in front of the Israelites.

English Standard Version
So Saul said to Ahijah, “Bring the ark of God here.” For the ark of God went at that time with the people of Israel.

Berean Study Bible
Then Saul said to Ahijah, “Bring the ark of God.” (For at that time it was with the Israelites.)

New American Standard Bible
Then Saul said to Ahijah, “Bring the ark of God here.” For at that time the ark of God was with the sons of Israel.

NASB 1995
Then Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring the ark of God here." For the ark of God was at that time with the sons of Israel.

NASB 1977
Then Saul said to Ahijah, “Bring the ark of God here.” For the ark of God was at that time with the sons of Israel.

Amplified Bible
Saul said to Ahijah [the priest], “Bring the ark of God here.” For at that time the ark of God was with the sons of Israel.

Christian Standard Bible
Saul told Ahijah, “Bring the ark of God,” for it was with the Israelites at that time.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Saul told Ahijah, "Bring the ark of God," for it was with the Israelites at that time.

Contemporary English Version
At that time, Ahijah was serving as priest for the army of Israel, and Saul told him, "Come over here! Let's ask God what we should do."

Good News Translation
"Bring the ephod here," Saul said to Ahijah the priest. (On that day Ahijah was carrying it in front of the people of Israel.)

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring the priestly ephod," because Ahijah carried the ephod in front of Israel that day.

International Standard Version
Saul told Ahijah, "Bring the Ark of God here." For at that time the Ark of God was with the Israelis.

NET Bible
So Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring near the ephod," for he was at that time wearing the ephod.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Saul said unto Ahiah, Bring hither the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

New King James Version
And Saul said to Ahijah, “Bring the ark of God here” (for at that time the ark of God was with the children of Israel).

King James 2000 Bible
And Saul said unto Ahijah, Bring here the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

New Heart English Bible
And Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring near the ephod," for he wore the ephod at that time before Israel.

World English Bible
Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring the ark of God here." For the ark of God was [there] at that time with the children of Israel.

American King James Version
And Saul said to Ahiah, Bring here the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

American Standard Version
And Saul said unto Ahijah, Bring hither the ark of God. For the ark of God was there at that time with the children of Israel.

A Faithful Version
And Saul said to Ahiah, "Bring the ark of God here," for the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
And Saul said to Ahijah, Bring hither the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

English Revised Version
And Saul said unto Ahijah, Bring hither the ark of God. For the ark of God was there at that time with the children of Israel.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Saul said to Ahiah, Bring hither the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And Saul said vnto Ahiah, Bring hither the Arke of God (for the Arke of God was at that time with the children of Israel)

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Saul sayd vnto Ahia: Bring hyther the arke of God. (For the arke of God was at time with the children of Israel.)

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Then saide Saul vnto Ahia: Brynge hither the Arke of God (for at that tyme was the Arke of God with the children of Israel.)
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Saul says to Ahiah, “Bring the Ark of God near”; for the Ark of God has been with the sons of Israel on that day.

Young's Literal Translation
And Saul saith to Ahiah, 'Bring nigh the ark of God;' for the ark of God hath been on that day with the sons of Israel.

Smith's Literal Translation
And Saul will say to Ahiah, Bring near the ark of God. For the ark of God was in that day and the sons of Israel.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Saul said to Achias: Bring the ark of the Lord. (For the ark of God was there that day with the children of Israel.)

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Saul said to Ahijah, “Bring the ark of the God.” (For the ark of God was, in that day, with the sons of Israel in that place.)

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Shaul said to Akhia: “Bring the Ark of God!”, because the Ark of LORD JEHOVAH was there in that day with the children of Israel

Lamsa Bible
And Saul said to Ahiah, Bring here the ark of God. For the ark of God was at that time with the children of Israel.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Saul said unto Ahijah: 'Bring hither the ark of God.' For the ark of God was there at that time with the children of Israel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Saul said to Achia, Bring the ephod; for he wore the ephod in that day before Israel.








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