What does Jonah 1:7 mean?
ESV: And they said to one another, "Come, let us cast lots, that we may know on whose account this evil has come upon us." So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.
NIV: Then the sailors said to each other, "Come, let us cast lots to find out who is responsible for this calamity." They cast lots and the lot fell on Jonah.
NASB: And each man said to his mate, 'Come, let’s cast lots so that we may find out on whose account this catastrophe has struck us.' So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.
CSB: "Come on!" the sailors said to each other. "Let’s cast lots. Then we’ll know who is to blame for this trouble we’re in." So they cast lots, and the lot singled out Jonah.
NLT: Then the crew cast lots to see which of them had offended the gods and caused the terrible storm. When they did this, the lots identified Jonah as the culprit.
KJV: And they said every one to his fellow, Come, and let us cast lots, that we may know for whose cause this evil is upon us. So they cast lots, and the lot fell upon Jonah.
NKJV: And they said to one another, “Come, let us cast lots, that we may know for whose cause this trouble has come upon us.” So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.
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