So Saul said to Ahijah, “Bring near the ephod,” 1 for he was at that time wearing the ephod. 2
Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring the ark of God." (At that time it was with the Israelites.)
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.
Then Saul shouted to Ahijah, "Bring the ephod here!" For at that time Ahijah was wearing the ephod in front of the Israelites.
When they called the roll, Jonathan and his armor bearer turned up missing. Saul ordered Ahijah, "Bring the priestly Ephod. Let's see what GOD has to say here." (Ahijah was responsible for the Ephod in those days.)
And Saul said to Ahijah, Let the ephod come here. For he went before Israel with the ephod at that time.
Saul said to Ahijah, "Bring the ark of God here." For at that time the ark of God went with the Israelites.
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).
For the ark
was at that time
with the children
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, “Bring near
the ephod,” for
at that timewearing the ephod.
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1 tc Heb “the ark of God.” It seems unlikely that Saul would call for the ark, which was several miles away in Kiriath-jearim (see 1 Sam 7:2). The LXX and an Old Latin
2 tc Heb “for the ark of God was in that day, and the sons of Israel.” The translation follows the text of some Greek manuscripts. See the previous note.