Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

1 Samuel 28:13

Context
NETBible

The king said to her, “Don’t be afraid! What have you seen?” The woman replied to Saul, “I have seen one like a god 1  coming up from the ground!”

XREF

Ex 4:16; Ex 22:28; Ps 82:6,7; Joh 10:34,35

NET © Notes

tn Heb “gods.” The modifying participle (translated “coming up”) is plural, suggesting that underworld spirits are the referent. But in the following verse Saul understands the plural word to refer to a singular being. The reference is to the spirit of Samuel.



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