1 Samuel 14:41 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

1 Samuel 14:41, NIV: Then Saul prayed to the LORD, the God of Israel, 'Why have you not answered your servant today? If the fault is in me or my son Jonathan, respond with Urim, but if the men of Israel are at fault, respond with Thummim.' Jonathan and Saul were taken by lot, and the men were cleared.

1 Samuel 14:41, ESV: Therefore Saul said, “O LORD God of Israel, why have you not answered your servant this day? If this guilt is in me or in Jonathan my son, O LORD, God of Israel, give Urim. But if this guilt is in your people Israel, give Thummim.” And Jonathan and Saul were taken, but the people escaped.

1 Samuel 14:41, KJV: Therefore Saul said unto the LORD God of Israel, Give a perfect lot. And Saul and Jonathan were taken: but the people escaped.

1 Samuel 14:41, NASB: Therefore, Saul said to the LORD, the God of Israel, 'Give a perfect lot.' And Jonathan and Saul were selected by lot, but the people were exonerated.

1 Samuel 14:41, NLT: Then Saul prayed, 'O LORD, God of Israel, please show us who is guilty and who is innocent.' Then they cast sacred lots, and Jonathan and Saul were chosen as the guilty ones, and the people were declared innocent.

1 Samuel 14:41, CSB: So Saul said to the Lord, "God of Israel, why have you not answered your servant today? If the unrighteousness is in me or in my son Jonathan, Lord God of Israel, give Urim; but if the fault is in your people Israel, give Thummim." Jonathan and Saul were selected, and the troops were cleared of the charge.

What does 1 Samuel 14:41 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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