1 Samuel 28:16
Text Analysis
559 [e]וַיֹּ֣אמֶר
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8050 [e]שְׁמוּאֵ֔ל
4100 [e]וְלָ֖מָּה
then whyConj-w | Interrog
7592 [e]תִּשְׁאָלֵ֑נִי
do you ask meV-Qal-Imperf-2ms | 1cs
3068 [e]וַיהוָ֛ה
YahwehConj-w | N-proper-ms
5493 [e]סָ֥ר
seeing has departedV-Qal-Perf-3ms
5921 [e]מֵעָלֶ֖יךָ
from youPrep-m | 2ms
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֥י
and has becomeConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
6145 [e]עָרֶֽךָ׃
your enemyN-msc | 2ms

Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 28:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר שְׁמוּאֵ֔ל וְלָ֖מָּה תִּשְׁאָלֵ֑נִי וַיהוָ֛ה סָ֥ר מֵעָלֶ֖יךָ וַיְהִ֥י עָרֶֽךָ׃

שמואל א 28:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר שמואל ולמה תשאלני ויהוה סר מעליך ויהי ערך׃

שמואל א 28:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר שמואל ולמה תשאלני ויהוה סר מעליך ויהי ערך׃

שמואל א 28:16 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר שמואל ולמה תשאלני ויהוה סר מעליך ויהי ערך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Samuel said, "Why then do you ask me, since the LORD has departed from you and has become your adversary?

King James Bible
Then said Samuel, Wherefore then dost thou ask of me, seeing the LORD is departed from thee, and is become thine enemy?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Samuel answered, "Since the LORD has turned away from you and has become your enemy, why are you asking me?
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