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1 Samuel 6:1-5

New American Standard Bible

Chapter 6

1 Now the ark of the LORD had been in the territory of the Philistines for seven months. 2 And the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners, saying, 'What are we to do with the ark of the LORD? Tell us how we may send it to its place.' 3 And they said, 'If you are going to send the ark of the God of Israel away, do not send it empty; but you shall certainly return to Him a guilt offering. Then you will be healed, and it will be revealed to you why His hand does not leave you.' 4 Then they said, 'What is to be the guilt offering that we shall return to Him?' And they said, 'Five gold tumors and five gold mice corresponding to the number of the governors of the Philistines, since one plague was on all of you and on your governors. 5 So you shall make likenesses of your tumors and likenesses of your mice that are ruining the land, and you shall give glory to the God of Israel; perhaps He will lighten His hand from you, your gods, and your land.
King James Version

Chapter 6

1 And the ark of the LORD was in the country of the Philistines seven months. 2 And the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners, saying, What shall we do to the ark of the LORD? tell us wherewith we shall send it to his place. 3 And they said, If ye send away the ark of the God of Israel, send it not empty; but in any wise return him a trespass offering: then ye shall be healed, and it shall be known to you why his hand is not removed from you. 4 Then said they, What shall be the trespass offering which we shall return to him? They answered, Five golden emerods, and five golden mice, according to the number of the lords of the Philistines: for one plague was on you all, and on your lords. 5 Wherefore ye shall make images of your emerods, and images of your mice that mar the land; and ye shall give glory unto the God of Israel: peradventure he will lighten his hand from off you, and from off your gods, and from off your land.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 6

1 When the ark of the Lord had been in Philistine territory for seven months, 2 the Philistines summoned the priests and the diviners and pleaded, "What should we do with the ark of the Lord? Tell us how we can send it back to its place."
3 They replied, "If you send the ark of Israel's God away, do not send it without an offering. Send back a guilt offering to him, and you will be healed. Then the reason his hand hasn't been removed from you will be revealed."
4 They asked, "What guilt offering should we send back to him? "And they answered, "Five gold tumors and five gold mice corresponding to the number of Philistine rulers, since there was one plague for both you and your rulers. 5 Make images of your tumors and of your mice that are destroying the land. Give glory to Israel's God, and perhaps he will stop oppressing you, your gods, and your land.
New Living Translation

Chapter 6

1 The Ark of the LORD remained in Philistine territory seven months in all. 2 Then the Philistines called in their priests and diviners and asked them, 'What should we do about the Ark of the LORD? Tell us how to return it to its own country.'
3 'Send the Ark of the God of Israel back with a gift,' they were told. 'Send a guilt offering so the plague will stop. Then, if you are healed, you will know it was his hand that caused the plague.'
4 'What sort of guilt offering should we send?' they asked. And they were told, 'Since the plague has struck both you and your five rulers, make five gold tumors and five gold rats, just like those that have ravaged your land. 5 Make these things to show honor to the God of Israel. Perhaps then he will stop afflicting you, your gods, and your land.
English Standard Version

Chapter 6

1 The ark of the LORD was in the country of the Philistines seven months. 2 And the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners and said, “What shall we do with the ark of the LORD? Tell us with what we shall send it to its place.” 3 They said, “If you send away the ark of the God of Israel, do not send it empty, but by all means return him a guilt offering. Then you will be healed, and it will be known to you why his hand does not turn away from you.” 4 And they said, “What is the guilt offering that we shall return to him?” They answered, “Five golden tumors and five golden mice, according to the number of the lords of the Philistines, for the same plague was on all of you and on your lords. 5 So you must make images of your tumors and images of your mice that ravage the land, and give glory to the God of Israel. Perhaps he will lighten his hand from off you and your gods and your land.
New International Version

Chapter 6

1 When the ark of the LORD had been in Philistine territory seven months, 2 the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners and said, 'What shall we do with the ark of the LORD? Tell us how we should send it back to its place.'
3 They answered, 'If you return the ark of the god of Israel, do not send it back to him without a gift; by all means send a guilt offering to him. Then you will be healed, and you will know why his hand has not been lifted from you.'
4 The Philistines asked, 'What guilt offering should we send to him?' They replied, 'Five gold tumors and five gold rats, according to the number of the Philistine rulers, because the same plague has struck both you and your rulers. 5 Make models of the tumors and of the rats that are destroying the country, and give glory to Israel's god. Perhaps he will lift his hand from you and your gods and your land.
La Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 6

1 El arca del SEÑOR estuvo en la tierra de los filisteos siete meses. 2 Entonces los filisteos llamaron a los sacerdotes y a los adivinos, diciendo: ¿Qué haremos con el arca del SEÑOR? Decidnos cómo la hemos de enviar a su lugar. 3 Y ellos dijeron: Si enviáis el arca del Dios de Israel, no la enviéis vacía ; sino que ciertamente devolveréis a El una ofrenda por la culpa. Entonces seréis sanados y conoceréis por qué su mano no se ha apartado de vosotros. 4 Y los filisteos preguntaron: ¿Cuál será la ofrenda por la culpa que hemos de devolverle? Y ellos dijeron: Cinco tumores de oro y cinco ratones de oro conforme al número de los príncipes de los filisteos, porque la misma plaga estuvo sobre todos vosotros y sobre vuestros príncipes. 5 Haréis, pues, semejanzas de vuestros tumores, y semejanzas de vuestros ratones que asolan la tierra, y daréis gloria al Dios de Israel ; quizá El aliviará su mano de sobre vosotros, de sobre vuestros dioses y de sobre vuestra tierra.
Nueva Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 6

1 El arca del SEÑOR había estado siete meses en la tierra de los Filisteos. 2 Entonces los Filisteos llamaron a los sacerdotes y a los adivinos y les preguntaron: “¿Qué haremos con el arca del SEÑOR? Dígannos cómo la hemos de enviar a su lugar.” 3 Y ellos contestaron: “Si envían el arca del Dios de Israel, no la envíen vacía; sino que ciertamente devolverán a Dios una ofrenda por la culpa. Entonces serán sanados y sabrán por qué Su mano no se ha apartado de ustedes.”
4 Y los Filisteos preguntaron: “¿Cuál será la ofrenda por la culpa que Le hemos de devolver?” Y ellos dijeron: “Cinco tumores de oro y cinco ratones de oro conforme al número de los príncipes de los Filisteos, porque la misma plaga estuvo sobre todos ustedes y sobre sus príncipes. 5 Harán, pues, semejanzas de sus tumores, y semejanzas de sus ratones que asolan la tierra, y darán gloria al Dios de Israel. Tal vez El alivie Su mano de sobre ustedes, de sobre sus dioses y de sobre su tierra.
Nueva Versión Internacional

Chapter 6

1 El arca del SEÑOR estuvo en territorio filisteo siete meses,
2 y los filisteos convocaron a los sacerdotes y a los adivinos para preguntarles: ?¿Qué vamos a hacer con el arca del SEÑOR? Dígannos de qué modo hay que devolverla a su lugar.
3 ?Si piensan devolverla —contestaron—, no la manden sin nada; tienen que presentarle a Dios una ofrenda compensatoria. Entonces recobrarán la salud y sabrán por qué Dios no ha dejado de castigarlos.
4 ?¿Y qué le debemos ofrecer? —preguntaron los filisteos. ?Cinco figuras de oro en forma de tumor —respondieron aquellos— y otras cinco en forma de rata, conforme al número de jefes filisteos, pues la misma plaga los ha azotado a ustedes y a sus jefes. 5 Así que hagan imágenes de los tumores y de las ratas que han devastado el país, y den honra al Dios de Israel. Tal vez suavice su castigo contra ustedes, sus dioses y su tierra.
Reina-Valera 1960

Chapter 6

1 Estuvo el arca de Jehová en la tierra de los filisteos siete meses. 2 Entonces los filisteos, llamando a los sacerdotes y adivinos, preguntaron: ¿Qué haremos del arca de Jehová? Hacednos saber de qué manera la hemos de volver a enviar a su lugar. 3 Ellos dijeron: Si enviáis el arca del Dios de Israel, no la enviéis vacía, sino pagadle la expiación; entonces seréis sanos, y conoceréis por qué no se apartó de vosotros su mano. 4 Y ellos dijeron: ¿Y qué será la expiación que le pagaremos? Ellos respondieron: Conforme al número de los príncipes de los filisteos, cinco tumores de oro, y cinco ratones de oro, porque una misma plaga ha afligido a todos vosotros y a vuestros príncipes. 5 Haréis, pues, figuras de vuestros tumores, y de vuestros ratones que destruyen la tierra, y daréis gloria al Dios de Israel; quizá aliviará su mano de sobre vosotros y de sobre vuestros dioses, y de sobre vuestra tierra.
Biblia del Jubileo

Chapter 6

1 Y estuvo el arca del SEÑOR en la tierra de los filisteos siete meses. 2 Entonces los filisteos, llamando a los sacerdotes y adivinos, preguntaron: ¿Qué haremos del arca del SEÑOR? Declaradnos cómo la hemos de volver a enviar a su lugar. 3 Y ellos dijeron: Si enviáis el arca del Dios de Israel, no la enviéis vacía; mas le pagaréis la expiación; y entonces seréis sanos, y conoceréis por qué no se apartó de vosotros su mano. 4 Y ellos dijeron: ¿Y qué será la expiación que le pagaremos? Y ellos respondieron: Conforme al número de los príncipes de los filisteos, cinco hemorroides de oro, y cinco ratones de oro, porque la misma plaga que todos tienen, tienen también vuestros príncipes. 5 Haréis, pues, las formas de vuestras partes posteriores con vuestras hemorroides, y las formas de vuestros ratones que destruyen la tierra, y daréis gloria al Dios de Israel; por ventura aliviará su mano de sobre vosotros, y de sobre vuestros dioses, y de sobre vuestra tierra.